Wei Luo
 

Awards

  • Award for Outstanding Comprehensive Submission from VADER/VIS-Grand Challenge 2015. Nominated along with M Steptoe, R Krueger, YF. Zhang, X Liang, R Garcia, S Kadambi, W Luo, T Ertl, R Maciejewski.
  • Best Presentation from National Geospatial‐Intelligence Agency (NGA) fall symposium 2013. Nominated along with DJ. Peuquet, S Stehle, F Hardisty, A Robinson, W Luo, Q Di, Jl Yang for the title: STempo:  An Integrated Statistical and Visualization Environment for Discovery and Analysis of Patterns in Complex Space-Time Event Data.
  • Academic Enrichment Award from the Ruby S. Miller Endowment Fund 2012. Received for the title: Geovisual Analytics Approaches for the Integration of Geography and Social Network Contexts at VisWeek 2012. ($404.10)
  • E. Willard Miller Award in Geography, PhD Level: 1st Place. 2012. Received for the title “Geo-Social Visual Analytics”. ($600)
  • Academic Enrichment Award from the Ruby S. Miller Endowment Fund. 2011. Received for the title: Spatial-Social Network Visualization for Exploratory Data Analysis at the 19th Annual ACM SIGSPATIAL Conference. ($174)
  • GIScience Best Paper Award: Finalist, Extended Abstract Category. 2010. One of four extended abstracts (of 98) nominated for best in category. Nominated along with KS Ross, BG Finch, W Luo, and AM MacEachren for the title "A user-centered approach for designing and developing spatiotemporal crime analysis tools" at GIScience 2010.
  • University Scholarship. 2004-2006. Northwest University

Grants

  • NSF Travel Grant 2015. Received for the title: Visual Reasoning and Communication: Visual Analytics in terms of Climate Change and its Cascading Threats at CCS 2015. ($1000).
  • NSF Travel Grant 2015. Received for the title: A Spatiotemporal visual analytics for event storytelling at AAG 2015. ($1000)
  • VisWeek Travel Grant 2012. Received for the title: Geovisual Analytics Approaches for the Integration of Geography and Social Network Contexts at VisWeek 2012. ($1,517)
  • NSF Travel Grant 2012. Received for the title: GeoSocialApp: A Visual Exploratory Data Analysis Tool for Spatial-Social Network at CyberGIS'12. ($800)
  • NSF Travel Grant. 2011. Received for the title: Spatial-Social Network Visualization for Exploratory Data Analysis at the 19th Annual ACM SIGSPATIAL Conference. ($882.93)
  • University Travel Grant. 2009. Received for the title: A Two-layer Scale-free Network for the Spread of Infectious Diseases at the 105th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. ($250)