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LAVA Open House

October 30, 2015

The Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Application celebrates its opening with an open house. Over 100 attendees were treated to copious pies and research demonstrations that featured a newly completed CyberCANOE visualization system, the CreaTable- interactive table top display, an interactive network … Read more

LAVA Completes Construction of New Facility

The Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Applications completed construction of their new lab space (now at Keller Hall 102). Established by Professor Jason Leigh, the new LAVA facility is the most advanced visualization facility in Hawaii, and with the help … Read more

LAVA at the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference

MS student Eric Wu of the Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Applications demonstrates his asteroid visualization application at the AMOS conference in Maui from Sept 15-18, 2015.

The virtual reality visualization application enables viewers to see a number of asteroids … Read more

Research Experiences for Undergraduates at LAVA produces a series of tutorial videos

With funding from the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program,  undergraduate interns experienced research life at the Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Applications (LAVA)- the premiere visualization laboratory in Hawaiʻi.

As part of their internship they learned

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NetSage: An Open, Privacy-Aware, Network Measurement, Analysis, and Visualization Service

NetSage is an open privacy-aware network measurement, analysis, and visualization service designed to address the needs of today’s international networks. Modern science is increasingly data-driven and collaborative in nature, producing petabytes of data that can be shared by tens to thousands of scientists … Read more

2015 Creativity Workshop

May 18, 2015

The Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Applications (LAVA) hosted a Creativity workshop attended by graduate and undergraduate students from Information and Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering, and Academy for Creative Media. The event was held on a farm in … Read more

Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Applications partners on a $5 million National Science Foundation grant to improve international research networks

Modern science is increasingly data-driven, collaborative in nature and international.  Large-scale simulations and instruments produce petabytes of data, which is subsequently analyzed by tens of thousands of scientists scattered across the globe.

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and University … Read more

Creator of Final Fantasy lectures on Video Game Development

Legendary creator of the Final Fantasy video game series, Hironobu Sakaguchi gave a guest lecture at Professor Jason Leigh’s Video Game Development class today to discuss the development of his latest project Terra Battle and to also announce that it … Read more

CyberCANOEs transport students in University of Hawaiʻi’s first cross-campus video game class

About three dozen students at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu are participating in UH’s first joint video game development class. The gaming industry is a profession with a bright future. According to the … Read more

Jason Leigh to deliver colloquium presentation on Advanced Visualization Instrumentation at the National Center for Supercomputer Applications

Jason Leigh, professor of Information and Computer Sciences and director of the University of Hawaiʻi’s Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Applications will deliver a presentation on March 20, 2015 on Advanced Visualization Instrumentation at the National Center for Supercomputing and … Read more