Donghao Ren


My name is Donghao Ren. I'm currently a Computer Science PhD student in in University of California, Santa Barbara. Before that, I was an undergraduate student in School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University.

I previously worked in PKU Visualization and Visual Analytics Group as a research assistant, advised by Prof. Xiaoru Yuan.

Here is my CV.


My research interests are Visualization, Computer Graphics and Computer Vision. During my undergraduate studies, I worked on research projects in high-dimensional data visualization and social network visualization.

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WeiboEvents: A Crowd Sourcing Weibo Visual Analytic System
Ren, Donghao and Zhang, Xin and Wang, Zhenhuang and Li, Jing and Yuan, Xiaoru
Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis 2014) Notes, Yokohama, Japan, 330-334, 2014, PDF

Dimension Projection Matrix/Tree: Interactive Subspace Visual Exploration and Analysis of High Dimensional Data
Yuan, Xiaoru and Ren, Donghao and Wang, Zuchao and Guo, Cong
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis'13), 19 (12), 2625-2633, 2013, PDF

iVisDesigner: Expressive Interactive Design of Information Visualizations
Ren, Donghao and Hollerer, Tobias and Yuan, Xiaoru
To Appear in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (InfoVis'14), 20 (12), sss-eee, 2014

Personal Projects

I started to learn computer programming when I was a high school student and acquired skills on various languages and platforms. I have many interesting personal projects. Some of them were quite successful.

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I love travelling around to take photographs of great sceneries. I'm also a member of the Youth Amateurs' Society of Photography in Peking University. Please enjoy my photographs and feel free to leave comment.

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