In this Lecture On Demand, Isabel Cruz discusses data integration for a dynamic urban FEW metabolism.
Isabel F. Cruz is Professor of Computer Science in the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She holds PhD and MS degrees in Computer Science from the University of Toronto [*]. In 1996 she received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, in 2000 the best paper award at the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages, in 2005 the College of Engineering Faculty Research Award, in 2009 the Great Cities Institute Faculty Scholar Award, and in 2011 the University of Illinois Faculty Scholar Award. She received several other awards for research, teaching, and service, including a Government of Canada Award for research, the Teaching Recognition Program Award from the UIC Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and the Association for Computing Machinery Recognition of Service Award (1998 and 2013). She has been invited to give more than 60 talks worldwide and has more than 120 refereed publications in databases, geographic information systems, semantic web, visual languages, graph drawing, user interfaces, multimedia, information retrieval, and security.