2006 Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge

Posted on September 22, 2006  Comments (0)

da Vinci Vitruvian Man image

2006 Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge Winners

the contest recognizes outstanding achievement in the use of visual media to promote understanding of research results and scientific phenomena. The judges’ criteria for evaluating the entries included visual impact, innovation and accuracy, among others.

Winning entries communicate information about complex mathematical concepts, the intricacies of the human body, air-flight patterns, the latest scientific imaging technologies to analyze Leonardo da Vinci’s art, and more.


Biology teacher Caryn Babaian of Bucks County Community College in Newtown, Pennsylvania used the iconic Leonardo da Vinci Vitruvian Man to illustrate rotation, transparency and transverse section in her anatomy class. Babaian requires her students to draw the image in their notebooks as they watch it take shape on the blackboard.

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