AMI Members Win Awards in NSF "SciViz" Challenge

For the past 9 years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the journal Science have co-sponsored a contest to identify top visualizations of scientific subject matter. The goal is to promote cutting-edge visualizations of scientific data, principles, and ideas. The 2011 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge received 200+ submissions in five categories. These were judged on visual impact, effective communication, and freshness/originality. New this year, the “People’s Choice” voting allowed the public to cast votes for their favorite entries. Congratulations to our AMI members who won awards this year:

  • Quade Paul — Illustration,– HONORABLE MENTION, –Tumor Death-Cell Receptors on Breast Cancer Cell

  • Ivan Konstantinov — Informational Posters & Graphics, –HONORABLE MENTION,– The Ebola Virus

  • Fabian de Kok-Mercado — Informational Posters & Graphics, –PEOPLE'S CHOICE,– Transmission Electron Microscopy: Structure, Function & 3D Reconstruction

  • Graham Johnson — Video,– 1ST PLACE and PEOPLE'S CHOICE,– Rapid Visual Inventory & Comparison of Complex 3D Structures

  • Wensi Sheng — Interactive Games, HONORABLE MENTION, –Build-a-Body

To view the winning visualizations: