People

— Staff —


R. Benjamin Knapp

Director
benknapp@vt.edu | 540-231-1911


Tom Martin

Associate Director
tlmartin@vt.edu


Tanner Upthegrove

Media Engineer
upty@vt.edu | 540-231-5555


Holly Williams

Program and Business Operations Manager
hmccall@vt.edu | 540-231-0802


Melissa Wyers

Fiscal Coordinator and Administrative Assistant
mwyers68@vt.edu | 540-231-1318


Dylan Parker

Web Developer
dhparker@vt.edu


Lisa Jansen

Grants Specialist
ljansen@vt.edu | 540-231-5163


Phyllis Newbill

Outreach and Engagement Coordinator
pnewbill@vt.edu | 540-231-1319

— Senior Fellows —


Ivica Ico Bukvic

Associate Professor, School of Performing Arts
ico@vt.edu


Christopher Williams

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
cbwilliams@vt.edu


Matthew Wisnioski

Associate Professor, Science and Technology in Society
mwisnios@vt.edu


Tim Baird

Associate Professor, Department of Geography
tbaird8@vt.edu


Aisling Kelliher

Associate Professor, Computer Science
aislingk@vt.edu


Susan Duncan

Professor, CALS Research
duncans@vt.edu


Simone Paterson

Associate Professor, School of Visual Arts
simpat@vt.edu

— Fellows —


Akshay Sharma

Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Design
akshay@vt.edu


Eric Lyon

Associate Professor of Practice, School of Performing Arts
ericlyon@vt.edu


Charles Nichols

Asst Professor, School of Performing Arts
csnii@vt.edu


Aki Ishida

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and Design
aishida@vt.edu


Denis Gracanin

Associate Professor, Computer Science
gracanin@vt.edu


Joe Wheeler

Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Design
joewheel@vt.edu


Thomas Tucker

Associate Professor, School of Visual Arts


Paola Zellner

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and Design
pazb@vt.edu


Joycelyn Wilson

Assistant Professor, School of Education
drjoyce@vt.edu | 540-231-0399


Todd Ogle

Sr. Associate Director, Applied Research and Planning
jogle@vt.edu


Deborah Tatar

Assoc Professor, Computer Science
dtatar@vt.edu


Manisha Sharma

Visiting Asst Professor, Sociology
maneesha@vt.edu


Susan Magliaro

Professor, Educational Psychology
sumags@vt.edu


Brook Kennedy

Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Design
brook.kennedy@vt.edu


James D. Ivory

Associate Professor, Communication
jivory@vt.edu


Steve Harrison

Research Scientist, Computer Science
srh@vt.edu


Nicholas F. Polys

Director Visualization, Research & Cluster Computing
npolys@vt.edu


Doug Bowman

Professor, Computer Science
dbowman@vt.edu


Sam Blanchard

Assistant Professor, School of Visual Arts SOVA
sam1@vt.edu


Kurt Luther

Assistant Professor of Computer Science, College of Engineering
kluther@vt.edu

— Faculty Affiliates —


Steve Sheetz

Associate Professor, Accounting & Information Systems


Ed Fox

Professor, Computer Science


Susan Duncan

Professor, Food Science and Technology


Kirk Cameron

Professor, Computer Science


David Lally

Academic and Student Support Advisor, Department of Biochemistry


Angela Scarpa-Friedman

Associate Professor, Psychology


Max Stephenson

Professor, UAP and Director, Institute for Policy and Governance


Eric Standley

Associate Professor, School of Visual Arts


Matt Wagner

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and Design


Hans Gindlesberger

Assistant Professor, School of Visual Arts


Ali Butt

Associate Professor, Computer Science


Ariana Wyatt

Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Performing Arts


Glenda Gillaspy

Professor, Biochemistry


Dan Gallagher

Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering


Donna Maddox

Chemical Engineering


Bob Leonard

Professor, School of Performing Arts


Martha Ann Bell

Professor, Psychology


Carlos Evia

Associate Professor, Director of Professional Writing


Andy Morikawa

Fellow, Institute for Policy and Governance


Jim Jones

Professor, College of Architecture and Urban Studies


Bess Pierce

Associate Professor, Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Billie Lepczyk

Professor, School of Performing Arts


Rebekah Duke

Psychology


Katherine Cennamo

Professor and Department Chair, School of Education


Charles Nichols

Asst Professor, School of Performing Arts


Phyllis Newbill

Studio Associate

— Students —


Ani Mittra


Deba Pratim Saha

Electrical and Computer Engineering


Reza Tasooji

Computer Science


Run Yu

Computer Science