Dawen Xie

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Research Scientist, Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing


Dawen Xie is a research scientist at Biocomplexity Institute at the University of Virginia. Xie received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Nankai University, P.R. China, and his master’s degree in Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Xie is interested in the Geographic Information System (GIS), visual analytics, information management system, and database with a current focus on building different dynamic web systems.

Xie won the first place in the NIEHS Climate Change and Environmental Exposures Challenge, in the National Use category, for PIE Viz (with Julia Gohlke and Samarth Swarup) in 2016.


Geographic information system (GIS), visual analytics, information management system, and database.


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Texas A&M University, Computer Engineering, MS, 2007
Nankai University, China, Computer Science, BS, 1999