Zachary Wartell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science in the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is the Associate Director of The Charlotte Visualization Center. Dr. Wartell received his Ph.D. from the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2001. He worked for several years at the Human Interface Technology Center at NCR.
Dr. Wartell’s research interests include 3D visualization and 3D graphics and advanced user interfaces including virtual and mixed reality interfaces and multi-touch displays. A common thread through his research has been 2D and 3D geo-spatial interactive visualizations and stereoscopic display systems. His recent collaborative projects have broadened to visual analytics. Zachary’s research has been funded by research grants and contracts from NSF, ARO and DHS and various state agencies.