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Winners of 10th annual International Science & Technology Visualization Challenge announced
Date:1/31/2013

ed the entries and sent finalists to an outside panel of experts in scientific visualization to select the winners. In addition, as was the case for the first time last year, the public participated in the voting process, selecting their favorite images as People's Choice awardees. The challenge received more than 3,150 public votes.

The winning entries are featured by category at the links below in NSF's International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge Special Report, where several winners are featured in a video produced by NSF.

The 2012 winning entries are included in five categories:

PHOTOGRAPHY

First Place & People's Choice:

Pupa U. P. A. Gilbert and Christopher E. Killian--University of Wisconsin-Madison
Biomineral Single Crystals

Honorable Mentions (2-way tie):

Kai-hung Fung--Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital (Hong Kong)
Self Defense

Viktor Sykora--Charles University (Czech Republic)
Jan Zemlicka, Frantisek Krejci and Jan Jakubek--Czech Technical University (Czech Republic)
X-ray micro-radiography and microscopy of seeds

ILLUSTRATION

First Place:

Emmett McQuinn, Pallab Datta, Myron D. Flickner, William P. Risk and Dharmendra S. Modha--IBM Research-Almaden (San Jose, Calif.)
Connectivity of a Cognitive Computer Based on the Macaque Brain

Honorable Mention and People's Choice:

Maxime Chamberland, David Fortin and Maxime Descoteaux--Sherbrooke Connectivity Imaging Lab (Quebec, Canada)
Cerebral Infiltration

POSTERS & GRAPHICS

First Place:

Fabian de Kok-Mercado, Michael Habib, Tim Phelps, Lydia Gregg and Philippe Gailloud--Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, Md.)
Adaptations of the Owl's Cervical & Cephalic Arteries in Relation to Extreme Neck Rotation

Honorable Mention:

Mark Nielsen and Satoshi Amagai--Howard Hughes Medical Insti
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Contact: Bobbie Mixon
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703-292-8485
National Science Foundation
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