Basak Alper
MAT PhD Student


Information: Basak joined MAT program as a Fulbright scholar in 2006. After working as a research scientist for a year, she commenced her PhD studies in 2009. Basak has been working on information and scientific visualization topics for the past six years. She worked for Microsoft Research, Seattle (2010), IBM Research, Almaden (2011) and Inria, Saclay (2012).

Her current research interests lie at the intersection of information and scientific visualization techniques. Specifically, the topic of her doctoral research is bridging 2D and 3D representations through novel interaction and visualization techniques that would benefit visualization of both abstract and scientific data sets.