Matthew Turk is an assistant professor in the School of Information Sciences and also holds an appointment with the Department of Astronomy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. His research is focused on how individuals interact with data and how that data is processed and understood.
At the University of Illinois, he leads the Data Exploration Lab and teaches in Data Visualization, Data Storytelling, and Computational Astrophysics.
PhD in Physics, 2009
BA in Physics and Math, 2003
Crops in Silico is an integrative and multi-scale modeling platform to combine modeling efforts toward the generation of virtual crops, open and accessible to the global community.