Bradley M. Hemminger

Associate Professor,
School of Information and Library Science
Manning Hall, Room 206A


Expertise and Interests:
Scholarly communications, medical and bio-informatics, computer-human interfaces, digital libraries and open archives, information visualization, interactive information searching, databases

B.S., Vanderbilt University
M.S. (Computer Science), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. (Computer Science), University of Utrecht

Brad Hemminger is an associate professor at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina. He has a joint appointment in Carolina Center for Genome Sciences.  He has a number of areas of research interests including digital scholarship, information seeking, information visualization, user interface design, digital libraries and biomedical health informatics. He has published over 85 papers, served on several international standards committees, and consulted for a number of companies in the areas of visualization and user interfaces. He serves as a reviewer for over a fifteen journals and conferences. He currently teaches scholarly communications, databases, biomedical health informatics, information visualization, and data science.  He is director the Informatics and Visualization Lab at UNC, part of the Interactive Information Systems Lab, and directs the Center for Research and Development of Digital Libraries.   His current research interests are focused on developing new paradigms for scholarship, publishing, information seeking and use by academics in this digital age. 

Courses Regularly Taught:
INLS 541 Information Visualization
INLS 623 Database II
INLS 700 Scholarly Communications
INLS 706 Bioinformatics Research Review
INLS 781 Proposal Development
BCB 712 Information Science for Bioinformatics

Selected Publications, Papers, Presentations