- Visual analytics
- Emotion in text communication
- Data science and big data
- Games for good (collaborative educational games)
- Scientific collaborations
- Collaborative creativity
- Usability and sustainability
SCCL members build visualizations, games, and other software, and study how people use technology to work, play, and create. We are based in the department of Human Centered Design and Engineering. In 2009, Aragon won the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for her work.