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All Faculty Expert tagged "technology"

Genevieve Dion

Dion is an award-winning fashion designer who now directs the multisciplinary research of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab in Drexel's Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center. Her current work includes reseach on knitted electronic components, smart fabrics, versatile mass production and wearable technology.

Aroutis Foster

Foster is an assistant professor of learning, design, and technology and principal investigator for Drexel’s GLIDE (Games and Learning in Interactive Digital Environments) Lab. He teaches and conducts research on the theoretical and practical application of immersive digital environments. His research interests focus on exploring learning, design, and technology for human cognition, behavior, and identity exploration.

Frank Lee, PhD

Lee is the co-founder of Drexel’s nationally ranked Game Design Program and founding director of the Drexel Entrepreneurial Game Studio. He is an expert in game design, serious games and the video game industry.

 

Dario Salvucci, PhD

Salvucci uses cognitive models to examine how people perform more than one task at the same time. His research focuses on distracted driving and the challenges of implementing connected vehicle technology.

 

Amy Slaton, PhD

Slaton holds a doctorate in the History and Sociology of Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and has taught courses in the history of American science, technology and architecture, as well as in U.S. labor history and race relations. Slaton has long been interested in the social character of expertise and work, along with emerging issues of 'competency-based education," the rise of on-line higher education, and the role of community colleges in American technical education, workforce preparation and global economic competition. She has written on the history of building technologies and materials testing, with a focus on who gets credit when things go well and who gets blamed when structures and materials fail. Slaton is also interested in understandings of technical aptitude in American manufacturing and engineering , with particular emphasis on the role of race. Her most recent book is Race, Rigor, and Selectivity in U.S. Engineering: The History of an Occupational Color Line (Harvard University Press, 2010). Slaton produces the blog, STEMequity.com, centered on equity in technical education and workforce issues.

Neville Vakharia

Neville Vakharia is assistant professor and research director in Drexel's graduate arts administration program, teaching courses in management, strategic planning and entrepreneurship.  He joined Drexel after overseeing the operations, expansion and strategic direction of the Cultural Data Project (CDP) at The Pew Charitable Trusts.