Alexander Lex
  • Assistant Professor, School Of Computing


  • Enabling Discovery through Interactive Visual Data Analysis, Walmart Headquaters, Bentonville, AK. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2017.
  • Enabling Scientific Discovery through Interactive Visual Data Analysis, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2017.
  • Networks and Flow, Future in Review Conference, Park City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2016.
  • Enabling Scientific Discovery through Interactive Visual Data Analysis, Pacific Northwest National Lab, Richland, WA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2016.
  • Pathfinder: Visual Analysis of Paths in Graphs, BioVis, Orlando, FL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2016.

Research Groups

  • Sahar Mehrpour, Graduate Student. 01/2017 - present.
  • Pranav Dommata, Graduate Student. 01/2017 - present.
  • Mengjiao Han, Graduate Student. 01/2017 - present.
  • Annie Cherkaev, Graduate Student. 01/2017 - present.
  • Carolina Nobre, Graduate Student. 08/2016 - present.
  • Cameron Waller, Graduate Student. 08/2016 - present.
  • Asmaa Aljuhani, Graduate Student. 08/2016 - present.


  • French, functional.


  • Graffinity: Visualizing Connectivity in Large Graphs. Ethan Kerzner, Alexander Lex, Crystal Lynn Sigulinsky, Robert E. Marc, Bryan William Jones, Timothy Urness, Miriah Meyer, Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis '17), 2017. Accepted, 02/2017.
  • S. Gratzl, A. Lex, N. Gehlenborg, N. Cosgrove, and M. Streit, “From Visual Exploration to Storytelling and Back Again,” Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis ’16), 2016. Accepted, 03/04/2016.
  • C. Partl, S. Gratzl, M. Streit, A. M. Wassermann, H. Pfister, D. Schmalstieg, and A. Lex, “Pathfinder: Visual Analysis of Paths in Graphs,” Computer Graphics Forum (EuroVis ’16), 2016. Accepted, 03/03/2016.
  • Hendrik Strobelt, Bilal Alsallakh, Joseph Botros, Brant Peterson, Mark Borowsky, Hanspeter Pfister, and Alexander Lex Vials: Visualizing Alternative Splicing of Genes IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis ’15), vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 399-408, 2016. Published, 08/12/2015.
  • Carolina Nobre and Alexander Lex OceanPaths: Visualizing Multivariate Oceanography Data Proceedings of the Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis ’15) - Short Papers. Published, 06/2015.
  • Lex A & Gehlenborg N (2015). Response to "Plotting intersections" by Lentini. (pp. 281). Vol. 12. Nature methods. Published, 04/01/2015.