Institute for IDEAS

Institute for Immersive Designs, Experiences, Applications, and Stories

Faculty Fellows

Professor Krzysztof Pietroszek

Krzysztof Pietroszek, PhD, MFA

Founding Director
of the Institute for IDEAS
School of Communication

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Bei

Bei Xiao, PhD

Associate Director
of the Institute for IDEAS
College of Arts and Sciences

 

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Becky Lake

Volumetric Specialist
for the Institute for IDEAS

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A headshot of Maggie Burnette Stogner.

Maggie Stogner, MA

Immersive Exhibitions
Center for Environmental Filmmaking
School of Communication

 

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A headshot of Erin Horan.

Erin Horan, PhD

Immersive Pedagogy
Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning

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A headshot of Arthur Shapiro.

Arthur Shapiro, PhD

Immersive Illusion & Perception
College of Arts and Sciences

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A headshot of William Brent.

William Brent, PhD

Music & Audio Technology
College of Arts and Sciences
 

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A headshot of Braxton Boren.

Braxton Boren, PhD

Immersive Audio & Simulations
Department of Audio Technology

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A headshot of Larry Engel.

Larry Engel, MFA

360 Video & Environmental Film
Film and Media Arts

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A headshot of William Bellows.

William Bellows, MBA

Innovation & Commercializaton
Kogood School of Business

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A headshot of Sharon Weiner.

Sharon Weiner, PhD

International Relations & Security
School of International Service

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A headshot of Mark Nelson.

Mark Nelson, PhD

Artificial Intelligence
College of Arts and Sciences

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Jeffrey

Jeffrey Madison, MFA

Writing & Technology
School of Communication

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A headshot of Nathalie Japkowicz.

Nathalie Japkowicz, PhD

Computer Science & Machine Learning
College of Arts and Sciences

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A headshot of Dr. Gregory Harry.

Gregory Harry, PhD

Gravitational Waves & Physics
College of Arts and Sciences

 

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Mike

Mike Treanor, PhD

Games & Artificial Intelligence
College of Arts And Sciences

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Kurt

Kurt Braddock, PhD

National Security & Anti-terrorism
School of Communication

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A headshot of Filipo Trevisan.

Filipo Trevisan, PhD

School of Communication

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A headshot of Philip Johnson.

Philip Johnson, PhD

Department of Physics

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A headshot of Laura Waters Hinson.

Laura Waters Hinson, MFA

School of Communication

 

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A headshot of Zois Boukouvalas.

Zoiv Boukouvalas, PhD

Mathematics and Stastics

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A headshot of Caty Borum Chattoo.

Caty Borum Chattoo, MA

Center for Media & Social Impact
School of Communication

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A headshot of Aram Sinnreich.

Aram Sinnreich, PhD

School of Communication

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A headshot of Nathan Harshman.

Nathan Harshman, PhD

Department of Physics

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External Faculty Fellows

A headshot of Dr. Malgorzata Luszczak.

Malgorzata Luszczak, PhD

National Academic Exchange Agency (NAWA)Game Lab at the University of Silesia in Poland

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ChristianE

Christian Eckhardt, PhD

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at California Polytechnic State University

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Colton Hood MD MBI

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University

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A headshot of Sohail Dahdal.

Sohail Dahdal, PhD

Professor of Media at the American University of Sharjah in the UAE

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A headshot of Molly Page.

Molly Page, MFA

Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Animation, Alfred State College

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Janusz Pietroszek

Janusz Pietroszek, MA

Lecturer, University of Wroclaw
Filmmaker and Journalist

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Graduate Fellows

Manuel Rebol

Manuel Rebol

PhD candidate at the University of Graz, Computer Science

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Alyssa Michener

MFA Candidate at American University

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Carlos

Carlos Macher

Immersive Media Producer 

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Zehao Yu

Zehao Yu

MS candidate at American University, College of Arts & Sciences

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Hélène Lupa

Hélène Lupa

MFA candidate at American University, School of Communications

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A headshot of Zaki Agraraharja.

Zaki Agraraharja

MA Candidate at American University

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