Best PhD Thesis Award for Davide Ceneda
The EuroVis Best PhD Dissertation Award recognizes outstanding dissertations in academic research over topics relevant to visualization.
On June 15 2021, Davide Ceneda from our research unit Visual Analytics was awarded the Best PhD Dissertation Award for his thesis Guidance-Enriched Visual Analytics during the renowned conference EuroVis 2021.
In his thesis, Davide defines and characterizes “guidance” in Visual Analytics and outlines a general model that facilitates in-depth reasoning about guidance based on a thorough literature review. This thesis work, already highly cited, provides practical guidelines for incorporating guidance into visual analytics tools and lays out a research agenda for the systematic development of guidance techniques for visual analytics.
The EuroVis Best PhD Dissertation Award recognizes outstanding dissertations in academic research and development over topics relevant to visualization. The intent of this award is to recognize excellent young researchers in their early career and to highlight visualization research. The award is managed by the Best PhD dissertation committee, constituted by a Chair appointed by the EuroVis Steering Committee.