The Visual Informatics and Data Analytics [VIDA] Group at DePaul

The Visual Informatics and Data Analytics [VIDA] Group at DePaul University focuses on designing, developing, and implementing artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and computer vision algorithms for big data analytics, visualization, and human-computer scientific interactions.

Two laboratories, the Medical Informatics (MedIX) lab and the Intelligent Multimedia Processing (IMP) lab, house state-of-the-art research that combines theory and experimental methodologies to provide novel solutions to challenging real-world problems. The research conducted in the labs is applied to various domains including biomedical and healthcare informatics, neuroscience, psychology, materials science, security, and urban studies.


  • May. 27, 2022 Congratulations to Abigail Keller, who defended her Master’s Thesis titled "Text Summarization Towards Scientific Information Extraction"

  • Apr. 9, 2022 Congratulations to undergraduate student Maria Alexandra (Ally) Theodorescu for earning 3rd place at The Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS)

  • Dec. 30, 2021 2022 MedIX REU Important Dates Announced

  • Oct. 1, 2021 NSF REU 2021 Fall Reunion

  • Jul. 27, 2021 Congratulations to Priya Deshpande, PhD candidate, who defended her PhD dissertation titled “Domain-driven Heterogeneous Biomedical Data Categorization and Integration”