Dr. Chevalier is an assistant professor in the department of computer science at the Univresity of Toronto. Her research lies at the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Information Visualization (Infovis). She is interested in addressing the challenges involved in the design, implementation, and evaluation of novel interactive tools supporting visual analytics and creative activities, with primary focus on interactive visualization for the visual exploration of rich and complex data, visualization education, computing tools supporting the flow of creativity, the design and perception of animated transitions, and sketch-based interfaces.