Hi, I'm Kanit "Ham" Wongsuphasawat.
สวัสดีครับ ผมชื่อ กนิษฐ์ วงศ์ศุภสวัสดิ์ (แฮม)

I am a PhD student in Computer Science at the University Washington (UW), focusing on Human-Computer Interaction and Data Visualization. I work with Prof. Jeffrey Heer and the UW Interactive Data Lab.


My research explores the design of interactive visualization systems for data science.

Professional Experience

Since 2013 UW Interactive Data Lab
Graduate Student Researcher
Lead the Voyager project and co-lead the Vega-Lite project.
Manage and mentored 15 undergraduate students and 2 junior PhD students.
2015 Google Research
Software Engineering Intern (Big Picture Group)
Developed TensorFlow Graph Visualizer (with Dr. Martin Wattenberg, Dr. Fernanda Viégas, and Google Brain)
2014 Trifacta Inc.
Software Engineering Intern
Developed intelligent user interfaces for data cleaning and transformations
2013 Tableau Software Inc.
Research Intern
Prototyped and designed visualization recommender system (with Dr. Jock Mackinlay & Dr. Anushka Anand)
2012-2013 Stanford University
Graduate Student Researcher
Led initial UI design for Venture-lab, a massive online class platform (spun off as NovoEd) & Research on peer assessment systems for massive online classes.
2012 Google Research
Software Engineering Intern (HCI Group)
Developed a mobile social software prototype (with Dr. Elin Pedersen)
2010-2011 Thomson Reuters Software
Software Engineer
Led UI design of monitoring system for Thomson Reuters Market Data System
2010 Singha Corporation
Management Trainee Intern
Organized regional marketing campaign to increase sales & Cross-functional management training
2009 Thomson Reuters Software
Software Engineering Intern
Developed test cases management system for data access control product


We released Vega-Lite 2.0 with composition and interaction support. Read our announcement blog! 31 Oct 2017
Vega-Lite won Best Paper at InfoVis 2016. 8 Aug 2016

Other Software Projects

Peer Assessment Grading System for Massive Online Classrooms
Visualizing Peer Review for Instructors in Massive Online Courses
Teaching maths to kids via a fun and entertaining kinesthetic game.
Goal-setting Behavioral Change Mobile Application Prototype.
Make homework fun by challenging your friend.
Face Detection and Recognition add-ons for Linux’s F-Spot.
Multi-agent soceer robot system that won 3rd place at the International Robocup.
Enabling Mobile Youtube Experience before the iPhone era.

Other Design Projects

Logo Design for Interactive Data Lab
A social brand campaign for a hybrid internet startup on Stanford Campus.
Chulalongkorn-Thammasat Annual Soccer Game Memorial DVD.
Logo Design for Chulalongkorn University’s Engineering Innovator Club.
Packaging Design for Doraemon’s Translation Jelly.
T-Shirt Design for Smiley Home, a recreational group.
Assumption College 120th Class Memorial Book.