John Goodall

Research Scientist

Data Science and Visualization Group

Oak Ridge National Laboratory



John Goodall is a Senior Research Scientist in the Data Science and Visualization Group in the Cyber Resilience and Intelligence Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. His research experience and interests include: visual analytics, information visualization, human-computer interaction, computer network defense, and computer-supported cooperative work; he is particularly interested in the intersection between these areas. His work has included research into the work practice and collaborative work flows among Computer Network Defense analysts and the design of systems to facilitate the exploration and knowledge building activities inherent in that domain. He was previously a Joint Faculty member in the University of Tennessee's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the former Assistant Director of the Center for Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning (CISML) at the University of Tennessee.

John holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Information Systems from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). He has served as the Chair of the Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec) in 2007 and 2008 and co-chair in 2009, and published on the topics of visualization and the work practice of CND analysts. He gave the Keynote presentation, titled "Lessons learned from 17 years of VizSec research," at VizSec 2021.


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