Kimberly Kowal Arcand

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Kim, a graduate in biology from the University of Rhode Island, started out in multimedia development with URI’s Computer Science department. She then worked on producing interactive, educational games for URI’s Center for Vector-Borne Disease on the topics of Lyme disease and tick awareness. She is currently the Media Production Coordinator for the Chandra X-ray Center at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Her work includes astronomical visualization, multimedia development and related outreach activities as part of the CXC’s Education and Outreach Group that serves the Chandra X-ray Observatory, a mission funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. She has received awards from NASA and the Smithsonian Institution and continues to be a part of the developing field of scientific visualization.