Suresh K. Lodha, Ph.D.

Organization: 
University of California, Santa Cruz
Position: 
Professor, Computer Science
Department: 
Baskin School of Engineering

Dr. Lodha is a Professor of Computer Science and teaches data analytics and visualization in the School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz.  His co-authored book, "The Atlas of Global Inequalities," looks beyond income to investigate inequality through multiple dimensions, including  health services, safe water, and access to education.  The "Atlas of California," also a co-authored text, maps the economic, social and political trends of the state and examines linkages between cross-disciplinary variables in an effort to inform more integrative public policy initiatives on key issues facing California.  Dr. Lodha is also interested in equity-oriented community-engaged collaborative research to empower society using software and technology.  He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rice University.

Data Mining and Visualization of Scientific and Socio-Economic Data, Geospatial Visualization, Uncertainty Computation and Visualization, and Educational Innovation.

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