CGTalk > Main > News
Login register
Thread Closed share thread « Previous Thread | Next Thread »  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-01-2007, 01:39 AM   #1
RobertoOrtiz
[Forum Leader]
 
RobertoOrtiz's Avatar
CGTalk Forum Leader
portfolio
Roberto Ortiz
Illustrator/ Modeler
Washington DC, USA
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 31,900
Send a message via MSN to RobertoOrtiz
Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge 2007 Winners!

http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_rep....jsp?id=win2007

Press release
September 27, 2007


The National Science Foundation (NSF) along with the journal Science, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), today announced the winners of their fifth annual International Science and Technology Visualization Challenge.

Illustrators, photographers, computer programmers, and graphics specialists from around the world were invited to submit visualizations that would intrigue, explain and educate. More than 200 entries were received from 23 countries, representing every continent except the Arctic and Antarctica.

"Breakthroughs in science and engineering are often portrayed in movies and literature as 'ah-ha!' moments. What these artists and communicators have given us are similar experiences, showing us how bats fly or how nicotine becomes physically addictive," said Jeff Nesbit, director of NSF's Office of Legislative and Public Affairs. "We look at their visualizations, and we understand."

Winning entries can be viewed on the NSF Web site http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/scivis/index.jsp?id=win2007), the Science website (www.sciencemag.org ), and in the print issue of Science. First place and honorable mention winners are listed below. A number of semifinalist awards were made as well. Note: only two researchers are listed in this release; in some instances several others contributed to the winning visualization. No first place or honorable mention awards were made this year in the Illustrations category.

Informational Graphics

First Place: Modeling the Flight of a Bat. David J. Willis and Mykhaylo Kostandov.

Brown University

Honorable Mention: How Does a Muscle Work? Mark McGowan and David Goodsell.

Exploratorium Institute



Interactive Media

First Place: Physics Education Technology Project (PhET). Carl Wieman and the PhET Team.

University of Colorado

Honorable Mention: Breast Cancer Virtual Anatomy. Cathryn Tune, PhD and Samantha Belmont.

CCG Metmedia



Photography

First Place -tie: Irish Moss, Chondrus crispus. Andrea Ottesen.

University of Maryland

First Place -tie: What Lies Behind Our Nose? Dr. Kai-hung Fung.

Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital

Honorable Mention: Tiny Metal Pathways. Adam C. Siegel and George M. Whitesides.

Harvard University



Non-Interactive Media

First Place: Nicotine: The Physiologic Mechanism of Tobacco Dependence. Donna DeSmet and Jason Guerrero.

Hurd Studios

Honorable Mention: Mobius Transformations Revealed. Douglas N. Arnold and Jonathan Rogness.

University of Minnesota

Honorable Mention: Towers in the Tempest. Gregory W. Shirah and Lori K. Perkins.

NASA/GSFC

-NSF-

Media Contacts
Dana Topousis, National Science Foundation (703) 292-7750
dtopousi@nsf.gov
Susan Mason, National Science Foundation (703) 292-7748 smason@nsf.gov




The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering, with an annual budget of $5.92 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to over 1,700 universities and institutions. Each year, NSF receives about 42,000 competitive requests for funding, and makes over 10,000 new funding awards. The NSF also awards over $400 million in professional and service contracts yearly.

Receive official NSF news electronically through the e-mail delivery and notification system, MyNSF (formerly the Custom News Service). To subscribe, visit www.nsf.gov/mynsf/ and fill in the information under "new users".
__________________
LW FREE MODELS:FOR REAL Home Anatomy Thread
FXWARS
:Daily Sketch Forum:HCR Modeling
This message does not reflect the opinions of the US Government

 
Old 10-01-2007, 01:39 AM   #2
CGTalk Moderation
Lord of the posts
CGTalk Forum Leader
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,066,481
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
__________________
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
 
Thread Closed share thread


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:32 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.