Pedro M. Cruz

Form, nature-inspired systems, and data

Pedro M. Cruz is a data visualization designer who explores new metaphoric and figurative ways to visualize information. He is Assistant Professor in information visualization at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. He holds a PhD in Information Science and Technology from the University of Coimbra in Portugal. He was a researcher at MIT Senseable City Lab in Cambridge and Singapore. Prior to that, he collaborated regularly with design studio FBA in Coimbra where he learned about design. His work was featured in several exhibitions around the world such as the London Design Biennale, the Ibero-American Biennale of Design, CES, MoMA’s Talk to Me, and SIGGRAPH, as well as in magazines such as Fast Company, Wired, National Geographic and in specialized books.