Robert Patterson is a visualization designer at NCSA’s Advanced Visualization Lab and Associate Director for Production of the eDream Institute. For over 25 years, he has collaborated with scientists to produce visualizations for informal science education. Patterson choreographed and art directed visualizations that have appeared in NOVA, Discovery Channel, IMAX 3D and planetarium productions. Patterson co-created Virtual Director, a tool that enables voice and gesture-controlled navigation and camera choreography for collaborative design of visualizations. He creates cinematic presentations of scientific data in astrophysics, astronomy, networking, atmospheric science, and oceanography for stereoscopic 3D and UHD displays to inspire broad public audiences.
Scientific Visualization & Data Analytics Showcase