Associate Dean

From July until December 2018 I was given an opportunity to serve as the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences Interim Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Directo...

Convenio

In part inspired by the success of the NASA’s LINC project, in summer 2018 my spouse and collaborator Anamaria and I identified a need for a similar framework that would allow for networking bet...

C+I Metrics

In a world of dwindling resources, climate change, and overpopulation, the human society has increasingly turned its attention towards accountability, performance, and impact monitoring. As a result, ...

Heartstrings

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, accounting for 1 in 3 deaths. New treatments for heart disease have plateaued over the last two decades, and new pharmaceutical ther...

NIME 2018

Building on the momentum established by the SEAMUS national conference that put Virginia Tech and ICAT on the national stage, in the late spring of 2015 I assembled a cross-institutional team and led ...

LINC

Through the Orb project ,that was in part designed to explore matching industry needs and expertise, I developed a business relationship with the Virginia Newport News’ Tech Center Research Par...

COMPEL

One of the ironies of a post-WWII society and the ensuing technological revolution is the dramatic discrepancy between access to traditional music and access to newfound technology-mediated electroaco...

SADIE

In August 2017, the Spatial Audio Data Immersive Experience (SADIE) project received $149,930 in funding from the National Science Foundation. The goal of this exploratory study was to minimize risks ...

Destination Areas

In 2016 Virginia Tech Provost Thanassis Rikakis announced a major new initiative titled Destination Areas (DA). It is envisioned to create research and teaching thrust areas that defy traditional disc...

Aural Surface

One of my favorite use cases of the interactive systems are intelligent responsive environments. Such scenarios not only lend themselves to a seamless integration of arts and design. They also offer a...