Cody Dunne recently graduated with a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Human Computer Interaction Lab. His research focuses on information visualization, specifically on improving the readability of network visualizations and the application of network analysis techniques to real-world problems. Some examples include visualizing citations in academic literature, interactions of people and organizations, relationships in archaeological dig sites, term co-occurrence, thesaurus category relationships, and computer network traffic flow. He is a contributor to the NodeXL project, an open source network visualization template for Microsoft Excel. Cody also earned a B.A. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Cornell College in 2007 and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland in 2009.