About CVDI

Established in  2012, the Center for Visual and Decision Informatics is a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center that works in partnership with government, industry, and academia to develop the next-generation visual and decision support tools and techniques that enable decision-makers to significantly improve the way their organization’s information is organized and interpreted.

  • Completed 25 projects from 26 researchers and 58 students producing over 88 publications related to CVDI work in first four years
  • Received more than $5.1 million dollars in funding in Years 1 – 5 from industry members, the National Science Foundation and Tekes, a Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation
  • Focused on becoming  a national Center of Excellence in Data Science, Big Data Analytics and Visual Analytics
  • Recognized as one of the few international I/UCRC partnerships (with Tampere University of Technology in Finland) and the the only I/UCRC in the state of Louisiana
  • Awarded Phase II designation on March 1, 2017 adding academic partners Stony Brook University and University of Virginia
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 Academic Partners

Drexel University
Stony Brook University
Tampere University of Technology
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
University of Virginia

Prospective Academic Partners

Brigham Young University
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

CVDI By the Numbers

Current University Partners
Current Industry Advisory Board Members
Projects Completed Y1 - Y5
Students (Undergrad and Graduate) Y1 - Y4
Industry ROI based on IAB funding combined with NSF grant support Y1-Y4 (42:1)
Total Funding Y1 - Y4 (In millions)
Publications Y1 - Y5
Industry ROI based on IAB funding received Y1-Y4 (13:1)