Magellan’s Circles occur twice a semester. Examples of past speakers include Yvonne Tocquigny—founder and CEO of Tocquigny, Bjorn Billhardt—founder and CEO of Enspire Learning, UT Austin President Bill Powers, and Jo Anne Christian attorney and leader in the Austin arts community.
Dr. Navratil is the manager of the Scalable Visualization Technologies group in the Visualization area of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). In other words, he creates complex visual representations on top-of-the-line equipment to analyze and make sense of extremely large data sets. Dr. Navratil is particularly interested in efficient algorithms to allow computers to process the enormous data sets he uses.