Kristi is a research scientist at the University of Utah, working in the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute. Her current research is focused on methods for improving visualization techniques by adding qualitative information concerning uncertainties present throughout the entire scientific pipeline. This work includes researching statistical measures of uncertainty, error, and confidence levels, and translating the semantic meaning of these measures into visual metaphors. She received her PhD in 2010 and MS in 2003 from Utah, and her BS in 2000 from the University of Oregon in computer science and fine art. In addition, she is serving on the Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On Awards
committee and has been acting as chair since 2011.
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