Assistant Professor in the Khoury College
Khoury College for Computer Sciences
Michelle Borkin is an Assistant Professor in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University on the Boston Campus. She is also Co-Lead of the Visualization @ Khoury Lab, Co-Director and Co-Founder of the Northeastern Visualization Consortium (NUVis), Affiliated Faculty member of the Northeastern NULab for Text, Maps, and Networks, and an Affiliated Faculty member of the Information Design and Data Visualization Program in the College of Arts, Media, and Design at Northeastern University. Her work is focused on the development of novel visualization techniques and tools to enable new insights and discoveries in data. She works across disciplines to bring together computer scientists, doctors, and astronomers to collaborate on new analysis and visualization techniques. Her research has resulted in the development of novel computer-assisted diagnostics in cardiology, scalable visualization solutions for large network data sets, and novel astrophysical visualization tools and discoveries.
Her research interests across data visualization and human-computer interaction (HCI) include multidimensional brushing-and-linking methodologies, 3D data visualization, and selection techniques, tree and network visualization, visualization evaluation methodologies, perception and cognition theory, accessibility, and visualization for social good.