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At UH, one of the world’s top computer scientists takes a cue from ‘Star Trek’

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    UH has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to build a next-generation data visualization system. Jason Leigh, left, Chris Lee and Noel Kawano — who worked on the first-generation screen — are shown here in a computer lab in Keller Hall.

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    Andrew Guagliardo, on the left side of the glasses, in front of a giant screen in a UH-Manoa Keller Hall computer lab. The screen shows a stomach’s environment, which can be viewed with 3-D glasses to show how medication in a pill is dispersed in the stomach. On the right side of the glasses is a sugar molecule.

The computer scientist behind two of the world’s most advanced virtual reality environments is at it again — this time at the University of Hawaii, where he expects to best his past work for the benefit of researchers across the UH system and beyond. Read more

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