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CIS Professor Named 'Rising Star' for Data Visualization Research

February 16, 2023

Cognitive and Information Sciences Professor Lace Padilla


Cognitive and Information Sciences (CIS) Professor Lace Padilla has been named a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science (APS) for her groundbreaking research on how people make decisions using data visualizations, such as forecasts of COVID-19 cases or hurricane trajectories. The designation is presented to "outstanding APS Members in the earliest stages of their research careers post-Ph.D.," according to the association's website.