Ronald Metoyer is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. He received his Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology where he worked in the Graphics, Visualization and Usability Center with a focus on modeling and visualizing the motion of pedestrians in urban and architectural scenes. In 2001, he joined the faculty in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University and in 2002 he received an NSF CAREER Award for his work in “Understanding the Complexities of Animated Content”. After 14 years at Oregon State University, Dr. Metoyer joined the University of Notre Dame as an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean in the College of Engineering. Dr. Metoyer’s research is focused on human-computer interaction and information visualization where he seeks to support end users in dealing with the large amount of data becoming available from a growing number of sources.