David Saffo PhD Student
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Hey I'm David,

CS PhD student at Northeastern University in the Visualization @ Khoury Lab. I am a software engineer and information visualization researcher focused particularly around autonomous, semi-autonomous, or otherwise unmanned systems.

My Keywords:

Temporal Geospatial Networks, Geospatial Movement Data, Autonomous Systems, VR/AR Visualization
Human Computer Interaction, User Centered Design, Detroit, Mechanical Keyboards, Red Pandas


Data Comets is a interactive PX4 flight log analysis tool. With Data Comets you can encode flight data onto the flight path, filter and brush the data by time, and much more! This tool was developed to help UAV developers and operators analyze their autonomous aerial vehicle system data.

NETRD Explorer is an interactive tool for exploring the functionality of the NETRD library. NETRD is a python library for reconstructing networks from timeseries. With this tool you can explore several of the implemented methods and compare the results.

GeoSocialVis, an interactive visualization tool for social network analyses with a focus on displaying the geosocial co-authorship network. GeoSocialVis uses a novel force layout that strikes a user-defined balance between showing network topology and the geographic locations of the nodes.


GeoSocialVis: Co-Authorship Networks by Balancing Topology and Geography Layouts
IEEE VIS Poster: 2019

D. Saffo, M. Schwab, M. Borkin, C. Dunne

Optimizing Prediction Model for a Noninvasive Brain Computer Interface

S. Borhani, J. Kilmarx, D. Saffo, L. Ng, R. Abiri and X. Zhao