Benjamin Bach

Benjamin Bach

Lecturer in Design Informatics and Visualization

Benjamin Bach, Lecturer in Design Informatics and Visualization

Benjamin Bach is a Lecturer in Design Informatics and Visualization at the University of Edinburgh. His research designs and investigates interactive information visualization interfaces to help people explore, communicate, and understand data. Before joining the University of Edinburgh in 2017, Benjamin worked as a postdoc at Harvard University (Visual Computing Group), Monash University, as well as the Microsoft-Research Inria Joint Centre. Benjamin was visiting researcher at the University of Washington and Microsoft Research in 2015. He obtained his PhD in 2014 from the Université Paris Sud where he worked at the Aviz Group at Inria. The PhD thesis entitled Connections, Changes, and Cubes: Unfolding Dynamic Networks for Visual Exploration got awarded an honorable mention as the Best Thesis by the IEEE Visualization Committee.

Research interests:

  • Network Visualization
  • Visualization of spatio-temporal data
  • Data-driven storytelling
  • Visualization in Augmented and Virtual Reality (Immersive Analytics)
  • Non-digital visualization
  • Teaching and learning visualization

View Benjamin’s research profile HERE.