Bon Adriel Aseniero

Senior Research Scientist

Americas

Biography

Bon Adriel Aseniero is a multi-disciplinary information designer, computer scientist, and visual artist, based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a Senior Research Scientist at Autodesk and his research interests lie at the intersection of Information Visualization and Human-Computer Interaction, particularly in exploring how delightful visualizations can engage and support people in exploring data.

He obtained a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Calgary, for which his thesis, “An Autobiographical Reflection on Designing Visualizations for Personal Contexts,” received an honorable mention from the IEEE VGTC VIS doctoral dissertation award for 2022. His work has also received recognition in the form of scholarship awards including the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Doctoral Scholarship (NSERC PGS) and the Alberta Innovates Technology Futures Award (AITF), and he has previously collaborated with institutions such as the Canada Energy Regulator (CER), World Health Organization (WHO), and Nokia-Bell Labs.

In his spare time, Bon enjoys photography (film and digital), drawing and illustration, painting, online gaming, and exploring new places.

Publications

Publication

2023

Identifying Visualization Opportunities to Help Architects Manage the Complexity of Building Codes

Interactive visualizations have promising potential to aid design…

Publication

2023

SkyGlyphs: Reflections on the Design of a Delightful Visualization

Exploring data by leveraging curiosity, inciting delight, and…

Publication

2021

Perception! Immersion! Empowerment! Superpowers as Inspiration for Visualization

We explore how the lens of fictional superpowers can help characterize…

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