Description: wongPak Chung Wong

 

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

902 Battelle Boulevard

P.O. Box 999, J4-32

Richland, WA 99352

 

(509) 372-4764

pak.wong@pnnl.gov

 


 

Brief Bio

Pak Chung Wong is a chief scientist and project manager at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington. He has led and performed research and development on information technology and scientific computation at PNNL for over a decade. His research interests include visual analytics, extreme scale data analytics, visualization, privacy and security, and social computing. He received a PhD in computer science from the University of New Hampshire.

 

Selected Publications

·       Pak Chung Wong, Han-Wei Shen, Christopher R. Johnson, Chaomei Chen, and Robert B. Ross, “Top Ten Challenges in Extreme-Scale Visual Analytics,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 32, No. 4, July/August 2012. To appear.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Han-Wei Shen, and Valerio Pascucci, “Extreme Scale Visual Analytics,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 32, No. 4, July/August 2012. To appear.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Harlan Foote, Patrick Mackey, George Chin Jr., Zhenyu Huang, and Jim Thomas, “A Space-Filling Visualization Technique for Multivariate Small World Graphs,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 18, No.15, May 2012.

·       David L. Kao and Pak Chung Wong, “Special Issue of Selected Papers from Visualization and Data Analysis 2011,” Information Visualization, Vol. 11, No. 1, Jan 2012.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Chaomei Chen, Carsten Görg, Ben Shneiderman, John Stasko, and Jim Thomas, “Graph Analytics—Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 31, No. 5, Sep/Oct 2011.

·       Robert F. Erbacher, Deborah A. Frincke, Pak Chung Wong, Sarah Moody, and Glenn Fink, “A Multi-Phase Network Situational Awareness Cognitive Task Analysis,” Information Visualization, Palgrave Macmillan, Vol. 9, No. 3, Oct 2010.

·       Nancy A. Chinchor, James J. Thomas, Pak Chung Wong, Michael G. Christel, and William Ribarsky, “Multimedia Analysis + Visual Analytics = Multimedia Analytics,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 30, No. 5, Sep/Oct 2010.

·       Ning Lu, Z. Todd Taylor, Wei Jiang, James Correia Jr., L. Ruby Leung, and Pak Chung Wong, “Climate Change Impacts on Residential and Commercial Loads in the Western U.S. Grid,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 25, No. 1, Feb 2010.

·       Daniel K. Keim, Aiko Pras, Jürgen Schönwälder, Pak Chung Wong, and Florian Mansmann, “Report of the Dagstuhl Seminar on Visualization and Monitoring of Network Traffic,” Journal of Network and Systems Management, Vol. 18, No. 2, pages 232-236, Springer, Mar 2010.

·       Pak Chung Wong, L. Ruby Leung, Ning Lu, Michael J. Scott, Patrick Mackey, Harlan Foote, James Correia Jr., Z Todd Taylor, Jianhua Xu, Stephen D. Unwin, and Antonio Sanfilippo, “Designing a Collaborative Visual Analytics System to Support Social and Technological Change Prediction,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 29, No. 5, Sep 2009.

·       Pak Chung Wong, and Jim Thomas, “Visual Analytics: Building a Vibrant and Resilient National Science,” Information Visualization, Vol. 8, No. 3, Sep 2009.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Kevin Schneider, Patrick Mackey, Harlan Foote, George Chin Jr., Ross Guttromson, and Jim Thomas, “A Novel Visualization Technique for Electric Power Analytics,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 15, No. 3, May/Jun 2009.

·       Pak Chung Wong, “Adding a Visualization Feature to Web Search Engines: It’s Time,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 28, No. 6, Nov 2008.

·       Weiwei Cui, Hong Zhou, Huamin Qu, Pak Chung Wong, and Xiaoming Li, “Geometry-Based Edge Clustering for Graph Visualization,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 14, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2008.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Harlan Foote, Patrick Mackey, George Chin Jr., Heidi Sofia, and Jim Thomas, “A Dynamic Multiscale Magnifying Tool for Exploring Large Sparse Graphs,” Information Visualization, Vol. 7, No. 2, Jun 2008.

·       Pak Chung Wong, “Visual Analytics Science and Technology,” Information Visualization, Vol. 6, No. 1, Mar 2007.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Harlan Foote, Patrick Mackey, Ken Perrine, and George Chin Jr., “Generating Graphs for Visual Analytics through Interactive Sketching,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 12, No. 6, Nov-Dec 2006.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Harlan Foote, George Chin Jr., Patrick Mackey, and Ken Perrine, “Graph Signatures for Visual Analytics,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 12, No. 6, Nov-Dec 2006.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Stuart J. Rose, George Chin Jr., Deborah A. Frincke, Richard May, Christian Posse, Antonio Sanfilippo, and Jim Thomas, “Walking the Path--A New Journey to Explore and Discover through Visual Analytics,” Information Visualization, Vol. 5, No. 4, Palgrave Macmillan, Dec 2006.

·       Pak Chung Wong and Jim Thomas, “Visual Analytics,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 24, No. 5, Sep 2004.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Kwong Kwok Wong, Harlan Foote, and Jim Thomas, “Global Visualization and Alignments of Whole Bacterial Genomes,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 9, No. 3, Jul-Sep 2003.

·       Pak Chung Wong, “Guest Editor’s Introduction: Special Issue on Selected InfoVis 2003 Papers,” Information Visualization, Vol. 2, No. 1-2, Mar 2003.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Kwong Kwok Wong, and Harlan Foote, “Organic Data Memory Using the DNA Approach,” Communications of the ACM, Vol. 46, No. 1, Jan 2003.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Harlan Foote, David L. Kao, L. Ruby Leung, and Jim Thomas, “Multivariate Visualization with Data Fusion,” Information Visualization, Vol. 1, No. 3-4, 2002.

·       Jim Thomas, Paula Cowley, Olga Kuchar, Lucy Nowell, Judi Thomson, and Pak Chung Wong, “Discovering Knowledge through Visual Analysis,” Journal of Universal Computer Science, Vol. 7, No. 6, Jun 2001.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Harlan Foote, Ruby Leung, Dan Adams, and Jim Thomas, “Data Signatures and Visualization of Scientific Data Sets,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 20, No. 2, Mar 2000.

·       Pak Chung Wong, “Visual Data Mining,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 19, No. 5, Sep 1999.

·       More

 

Professional Activities

·       Journal Editorial Board – IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Information Visualization

·       Conference or Symposium Chair – IEEE VisWeek 2012, SPIE VDA 2012, SPIE VDA 2011, SPIE VDA 2010, Dagstuhl Seminar on Visualization of Computer Networks 2009, SPIE VDA 2009, SPIE VDA 2008, SPIE VDA 2007, IEEE InfoVis 2006, IEEE VAST 2006, SPIE VDA 2006, SPIE VDA 2005

·       Conference Steering or Executive Committee – IEEE VisWeek 2008, IEEE VAST 2008, IEEE VAST 2007, IEEE VAST 2006

·       Program Chair – IEEE InfoVis 2005, IEEE Vis 2003, IEEE InfoVis 2002, IEEE InfoVis 2001

·       Paper Chair – IEEE VAST 2006, IEEE InfoVis 2002, IEEE Vis 2002 Case Studies, IEEE InfoVis 2001, IEEE Vis 2001 Case Studies

·       Best Paper Committee – IEEE VAST 2011, IEEE InfoVis 2006

·       Publicity Chair – IEEE VAST 2007, IEEE Vis 2000, IEEE Vis 99

·       Symposium Liaison – IEEE Vis 2006, IEEE Vis 2005, IEEE Vis 2002, IEEE Vis 2001, IEEE Vis 2000

·       Program Committee – IEEE VAST 2012, IEEE VAST 2011, IEEE VAST 2010, IEEE VAST 2009, IEEE VAST 2008, APVIS 2007, APVIS 2006, CMV 2006, HPC 2006, APVIS 2005, CMV 2005, HPC 2005, I-KNOW'05, IEEE Vis 2005, IEEE InfoVis 2005, IEEE Vis 2004, IEEE InfoVis 2004, IEEE Vis 2003, IEEE InfoVis 2003, SPIE VDA 2003, CMV 2003, KIV03, IEEE InfoVis 2002, SPIE VDA 2002, IEEE InfoVis 2001, SPIE VDEA 2001

 

Editorials

·       Pak Chung Wong, Han-Wei Shen, and Valerio Pascucci, guest editors, “Extreme Scale Visual Analytics,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE CS Press, 2012. To appear.

·       John Dill, Rae Earnshaw, David Kasik, John Vince, and Pak Chung Wong, editors, Expanding the Frontiers of Visual Analytics and Visualization, Springer, UK, 2012. To appear.

·       Pak Chung Wong, David Kao, Ming C. Hao, Chaomei Chen, Robert Kosara, Mark A. Livingston, Jinah Park, and Ian Roberts, editors, Proceedings Visualization and Data Analysis 2012, SPIE Vol. 8294, Jan 2012.

·       David Kao and Pak Chung Wong, guest editors, Information Visualization, Vol. 11, No. 1, Sage, Jan 2012. To appear.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Jinah Park, Ming C. Hao, Chaomei Chen, Katy Börner, David L. Kao, and Jonathan C. Robert, editors, Proceedings Visualization and Data Analysis 2011, SPIE Vol. 7868, Jan 2011.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Jinah Park, and Ming C. Hao, guest editors, Information Visualization, Vol. 9, No. 3, Palgrave Macmillan, Sep 2010.

·       Jinah Park, Ming C. Hao, Pak Chung Wong, and Chaomei Chen, editors, Proceedings Visualization and Data Analysis 2010, SPIE Vol. 7530, Jan 2010.

·       Pak Chung Wong, guest editor, Information Visualization, Vol. 6, No. 1, Palgrave Macmillan, Mar 2007.

·       Pak Chung Wong and Daniel Keim, editors, Proceedings IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) 2006, IEEE CS Press, Oct 2006.

·       Pak Chung Wong and Jim Thomas, guest editors, “Visual Analytics,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 24, No. 5, IEEE CS Press, Sep/Oct 2004.

·       Pak Chung Wong, editor, Information Visualization, Vol. 2, No. 1, Palgrave Macmillan, Mar 2003.

·       Pak Chung Wong and Keith Andrews, editors, Proceedings IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization 2002, IEEE CS Press, Oct 2002.

·       Keith Andrews and Pak Chung Wong, editors, Proceedings IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization 2001, IEEE CS Press, Oct 2001.

·       Pak Chung Wong, guest editor, “Visual Data Mining,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 19, No. 5, IEEE CS Press, Sep/Oct 1999.

 

Honors

·       IEEE Certificate of Appreciation (for chairing IEEE InfoVis 2006 and IEEE VAST 2006)

·       First place, InfoVis Contest, IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization 2004.

 

Patents

·       Zhenyu Huang, Pak Chung Wong, Jian Ma, Yousu Chen, and Patrick Mackey, Decision Support for Complex Networks, United States Patent no. 8,126,804, filed March 23 2009, issued February 28, 2012.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Elizabeth Jurrus, Wendy Cowley, Harlan Foote, and Jim Thomas, Sequential Pattern Data Mining and Visualization, United States Patent no. 8,073,859, filed May 6, 2009, issued December 6, 2011.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Harlan Foote, Dan Adams, Wendy Cowley, and Jim Thomas, Dynamic Visualization of Data Streams, United States Patent no. 7,557,805, filed Jan 2004, issued July 7, 2009.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Elizabeth Jurrus, Wendy Cowley, Harlan Foote, and Jim Thomas, Sequential Pattern Data Mining and Visualization, United States Patent no. 7,539,677, filed October 8, 2001, issued May 26, 2009.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Patrick Mackey, Ken Perrine, Harlan Foote, and Jim Thomas, Methods of Visualizing Graphs, United States Patent no. 7,468,727, filed October 27, 2006, issued December 23, 2008.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Kwong Kwok Wong, Harlan Foote, and Jim Thomas, Visualization of Information with an Established Order, United States Patent no. 7,177,452, filed April 10, 2002, issued February 13, 2007.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Kwong Kwok Wong, and Harlan Foote, Storing Data Encoding DNA in Living Organisms, United States Patent no. 7,056,724, filed May 24, 2002, issued June 6, 2006.

·       Pak Chung Wong, Paul Whitney, and Jim Thomas, Data Mining and Visualization Techniques, United States Patent no. 6,711,577, filed October 2000, issued March 23, 2004.

 

In the News

·       Power Grid – Screen shots of our GreenGrid power grid visualization tools were shown in the February 15, 2011 episode of the Jeopardy game show featuring IBM’s Watson super computer. The screen shots appear between seconds 16 and 19 of the video titled “Jeopardy! IBM Watson Day 2 (Feb 15, 2011) Part 2/2.”

o   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QYchgv5dMM (Feb 15, 2011)

·       Data Fusion

o   IEEE Computer Graphics and Application (Sep 2004)

·       Text Mining

o   R&D Magazine (Sep 2004)

·       DNA-Based Data Memory (featured in over 40 news articles worldwide)

o   Forbes Magazine (Oct 24, 2005)

o   New Scientist (Jan 8, 2003)

o   America Association for the Advancement of Science (Jan 8, 2003)

o   Science Box (Jan 8, 2003)

o   Yahoo! News (Jan 8, 2003)

o   Cyberpunks (Jan 8, 2003)

o   ACM Tech News (Jan 8, 2003)

o   PC Zone (Jan 9, 2003, in Dutch)

o   Yale Law School Memo (Jan 9, 2003)

o   Heise News (Jan 9, 2003, in German)

o   Heise News Online (Jan 9, 2003, in German)

o   Stephan in Berlin (Jan 9, 2003, in German)

o   Cnews (Jan 9, 2003, in Russian)

o   Rostov (Jan 9, 2003, in Russian)

o   Ural (Jan 9, 2003, in Russian)

o   2000 (Jan 9, 2003, in Ukrainian)

o   Frankfurter Allgemeine (Jan 10, 2003, in German)

o   Die Welt (Jan 10, 2003, in German)

o   Yahoo! Schlagzeilen (Jan 10, 2003, in German)

o   Focus (Jan 10, 2003, in German)

o   Netzeitung (Jan 10, 2003, in German)

o   ZDNet (Jan 10, 2003, in German)

o   Index (Jan 10, 2003, in Hungarian)

o   Bigmir (Jan 10, 2003, in Russian)

o   Mari (Jan 10, 2003, in Russian)

o   Open (Jan 10, 2003, in Russian)

o   UA Prom (Jan 2003, 10, in Russian)

o   SF era (Jan 11, 2003, in Romanian)

o   CNI en Linea Tecnociencia (Jan 11, 2003, in Spanish)

o   EE2US (Jan 11, 2003)

o   Tomorrow (Jan 11, 2003, in German)

o   Tomorrow Business (Jan 11, 2003, in German)

o   FutureWork (Jan 12, 2003)

o   Rheinbach-Szene (Jan 12, 2003, in German)

o   Säkerhet & Sekretess (Jan 14, 2003, in Swedish)

o   Human Sciences Research Council (Jan 16, 2003)

o   BioTIK (Jan 16, 2003, in Danish)

o   Nausea Manifesto (Jan 17, 2003)

o   Népszabadság (Jan 17, 2003, in Hungarian)

o   Rzeczpospolita (Jan 17, 2003, in Polish)

o   NZOOM (Jan 19, 2003)

o   Klawonn (Jan 20, 2003)

o   Süddeutsche Zeitung (Jan 27, 2003, in German)

o   Levsha (Jan 31, 2003, in Russian)

o   Technology Research News, main article (Jan 31, 2003)

·       Whole Genome Alignment

o   Sciences News (Apr 2003)

o   America Association for the Advancement of Science (2002)

o   Breakthroughs (2002)

·       Data Signature

o   GlobalTechnoScan (2001)

o   DOE Pulse (2001)

·       Automatic Document Analysis (1999)

o   America Association for the Advancement of Science (1999)

o   Science Daily Magazine (1999)