C+I Director

Following my stint as the CLAHS interim associate dean for research and graduate studies, a limited-term role replacing a colleague on a research leave, starting January 2019 I was given an opportunit...

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...

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...