Daniel F. Keefe

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  • University of Minnesota, Assistant Professor


  • SIGGRAPH 2011

    Dan Keefe is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. His research centers on scientific data visualization (visualization of time-varying  data, visualization at scale, perceptually optimized visualization) and interactive computer graphics (3D interfaces, haptics, pen and multi-touch input). Keefe received the NSF CAREER Award in 2011. He has received best paper and best panel awards at international conferences for his research and teaching. In addition to his research in computer science, Keefe is also an accomplished artist and has published and exhibited his artwork in national and international venues. Before joining the University of Minnesota, Keefe did postdoctoral work at Brown University jointly with the departments of Computer Science and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and with the Rhode Island School of Design. He received the Ph.D. in 2007 from Brown University’s Department of Computer Science, which nominated his dissertation for the ACM Dissertation Prize, and the B.S. in Computer Engineering summa cum laude from Tufts University in 1999.