Sara L. Su

Sara Su is a Product Manager at Google in Mountain View, CA. From 2009 to 2011, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Tufts University. She completed her Ph.D. (2009) and M.S. (2005) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with Fr├ędo Durand, of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. At MIT, she was a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). Her undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering (2002) is from the University of Washington. Her research interests include computer graphics, interactive visualization, and human-computer interaction.

Google Publications


    How Visualization Layout Relates to Locus of Control and Other Personality Factors

    Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Alvitta Ottley, R. Jordan Crouser, Ashely Rye Yauilla, Ashely Rye Yauilla, Sara L. Su, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang

    IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 19 (2013)


    Molli: Interactive Visualization for Exploratory Protein Analysis

    Sara L. Su, Connor Gramazio, Megan Strait, Caitlin Crumm, Daniela Extrum-Fernandez, Matt Menke, Lenore Cowen

    IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, vol. 32 (2012), pp. 62-69


    Understanding Visualization by Understanding Individual Users

    Caroline Ziemkiewicz, Alvitta Ottley, R. Jordan Crouser, Krysta Chauncey, Sara L. Su, Remco Chang

    IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (2012)


    How Locus of Control Influences Compatibility with Visualization Style

    Caroline Ziemkiewicz, R. Jordan Crouser, Sara L. Su, Ashley Rye Yauilla, William Ribarsky, Remco Chang

    Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) (2011)


    Near to the brain: Functional near-infrared spectroscopy as a lightweight brain imaging technique for visualization

    Evan M. Peck, Erin Treacy Solovey, Sara L. Su, Robert J. K. Jacob, Remco Chang

    IEEE Conference on Information Visualization (2011)

Previous Publications


    Heapviz: Interactive Heap Visualization for Program Understanding and Debugging

    Edward E. Aftandilian, Sean Kelley, Connor Gramazio, Nathan Ricci, Sara L. Su, Samuel Z. Guyer

    Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Software Visualization, ACM, New York, NY, USA (2010), pp. 53-62