Usman Alim

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science


Data Science and Analytics

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Dr. Usman Alim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, and the Co-Director of Data Science and Analytics. His research primarily focuses on data visualization and computer graphics, non-cartesian computing, and physically based modelling and rendering. Dr. Alim is also the head of the Visualization and Graphics Group (VISAGG). VISAGG is a research group within the Graphics Jungle at the University of Calgary. They address a variety of problems in visual computing using multidisciplinary approaches rooted in data visualization, computer graphics, image processing, scientific computing, high performance computing, data science, and machine learning. They develop fundamental techniques and apply them across a broad range of disciplines to provide flexible and scalable solutions.


Image Processing & Visualization

Numerical Methods & Computing

Big Data, Machine Learning, AI