Emanuel Zgraggen

PhD Candidate | ez@cs.brown.edu

ABOUT

I'm a PhD candidate at Brown University's Computer Science department. My research interests include HCI, InfoVis and Data Science. I'm currently working on pen & touch-based tools for visual data exploration and analysis with Andy van Dam.

RESEARCH

Tableur: Handwritten Spreadsheets
CHI 2016 LBW
Emanuel Zgraggen, Robert Zeleznik, Philipp Eichmann
Paper
Video

Vizdom: Interactive Analytics through Pen and Touch
VLDB 2015
Andrew Crotty, Alex Galakatos, Emanuel Zgraggen, Carsten Binnig, Tim Kraska
Paper
Video
Won Best Demo Award at VLDB 2015

(s|qu)eries: Visual Regular Expressions for Querying and Exploring Event Sequences
CHI 2015
Emanuel Zgraggen, Steven M. Drucker, Danyel Fisher, Robert DeLine
Paper
Video

Evaluating Subjective Accuracy in Time Series Pattern-Matching Using Human-Annotated Rankings
IUI 2015
Philipp Eichmann, Emanuel Zgraggen
Paper

PanoramicData: Data Analysis through Pen & Touch
InfoVis 2014
Emanuel Zgraggen, Robert Zeleznik, Steven M. Drucker
Paper
Video



EDUCATION

PhD Computer Science
Brown University

IN PROGRESS

Master's Computer Science
Brown University

MAY 2012

Fachhochschuldiplom Informatik
HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil

JANUARY 2007


WORK

Research Intern
Microsoft Research
Redmond, WA
Mentor: Steven M. Drucker

SUMMER 2015
SUMMER 2014

Software Engineer
vertical vision ag
Zurich, Switzerland
Web development in Flex and Java. Mobile development for Android.

MAY 2007 - JULY 2010

Freelance Work
Zurich, Switzerland
Web development. Multi-touch development.

2007 - 2010

Junior Software Engineer
Credit Suisse AG
Zurich, Switzerland
Java, PL/SQL and PL/1 development.

AUGUST 1999 - DECEMBER 2002


AWARDS

Andries van Dam Graduate Fellowship

2012 - 2015

Scholarship from Hasler Stiftung
Towards Master's degree. Scholarship for Swiss students studying abroad.

2010 - 2011

Design Award Switzerland, Research Category
Nationwide prize, awarded every 2 years. Won together with Christian Iten and Daniel Lüthi with the project "TANGENT - a multitouch research platform"

2007

TEACHING

Guest Lecture on Visualization
CSCI 2950-T Topics in Distributed Databases & Systems
Instructor: Ugur Cetintemel and Carsten Binnig

FALL 2015

Guest Lecture on Visualization
CSCI 1951 Introduction to Data Science
Instructor: Tim Kraska

SPRING 2015

Graduate Teaching Assistant
CSCI 129 Computational Photography, Brown University
Instructor: James Hays

FALL 2012

SERVICES

Reviewer
CHI 2016
InfoVis 2015
CHI Work in Progress 2015
Journal: IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems


CONTACT

Email
ez@cs.brown.edu

Adress
Box 1910, Computer Science Department
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
USA

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