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Creative Communication: Using Innovative Design and Technology to Make Data Meaningful and Motivate Positive Behavior Change

February 7, 2014

Lorie Loeb
Research Professor, Department of Computer Science, Dartmouth College
Director, Digital Arts Minor
Director, DALI Lab

About the Presentation: The Neukom Digital Arts Leadership and Innovation Lab (DALI) is a new research and development lab in the computer science department at Dartmouth College. Teams of graduate and undergraduate students, staff and faculty work together to design and develop innovative technology tools that help our partners communicate effectively, make data meaningful and information accessible. DALI partners with faculty, Centers, non-profits and start-ups. (

Lorie will present examples and case studies from her work. There will be an opportunity to discuss your current work and how data visualization might be of value.

The DALI Lab is supported by the Neukom Institute for Computational Science and the Computer Science Department.

About the Presenter: Lorie is a Research Professor in the computer science department at Dartmouth College, Director of the Digital Arts Minor, and the Director of DALI Lab. Before coming to Dartmouth, Lorie was Senior Research Scientist in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University and a Professor in New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Lorie’s expertise is in data visualization, user experience design and animation/motion study.

Lorie is an artist as well as a technologist. She has worked on award winning films (e.g. two Emmy Awards, a Cine Golden Eagle Award) that have been screened internationally (e.g. the Museum of Modern Art NY, the Sundance Film Festival, the NY Film Festival, the London Film Festival the Whitney Biennial).

Lorie’s work has been funded by Intel, Sony, Microsoft, The National Science Foundation, Electronic Arts, The Neukom Institute for Computational Science, the Morgan Family Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She has two patents (one pending). She is a Fulbright Specialist Scholar, a Whiting Foundation Fellow and a Donella Meadows Sustainability Leadership Fellow. Lorie is also the President and Co-Founder of TellEmotion, Inc., an energy feedback company with clients around the globe and offices in Vermont and Arizona.