Visualizing Science — a Caltech Internship

By: Molly Karr,  Cornell Research
October 6, 2017

As a math major with a concentration in computer science, one might assume that on paper, Beatrice Jin ’18, would be more inclined to pursue purely technical fields rather than the humanities. Jin, however, who hails from the suburbs of Chicago, has had a consistent passion for art and visual design in addition to math and science.

“I’ve always been a reluctant math major. I’ve found that the intersection between coding, which is what I actually ended up being interested in at Cornell, and design is critically more applicable to my education,” says Jin, who has always found a way to add her passion for art into her work life.

When Jin worked as an intern for the Boston Transportation Department during the summer of 2016, she found a way to produce an artistic and useful dashboard that visualized the state of transportation metrics throughout the Boston region.

Continue reading the full story on the Cornell Research website.

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