Associate Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Associate Director, Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP)
Cancer Prevention and Control
Area of Interest
David Gotz, PhD, leads the Visual Analysis and Communications Lab (VACLab), where he conducts research related to the study and development of visual methods for information analysis and communication. His work is supported by a variety of public and private funding agencies, including multiple awards from NSF and NIH.
Prior to joining the UNC School of Information and Library Science, Gotz was a research scientist at the T.J. Watson Research Center at IBM Research. In his final years at IBM Research, he was a member of the Healthcare Systems and Analytics Research Department. Before that he spent several years working in the IBM Research Intelligent Information Interaction Department, which he joined immediately after earning his PhD in Computer Science from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2005.