Chris North received the PhD degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is an assistant professor of computer science at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, is head of the Laboratory for Information Visualization and Evaluation, and a member of the Center for Human-Computer Interaction.
His current research interests are in the HCI aspects of data visualization, including interaction techniques for large high-resolution displays, evaluation methods, and multiple-view strategies. In applied work, he collaborates with faculty in bioinformatics, network security, and construction engineering.
[Saraiya et al., 2005] Purvi Saraiya, Chris North, and Karen Duca, An Insight-Based Methodology for Evaluating Bioinformatics Visualizations, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 11(4):443-456, July/August 2005.