Born in London, Lowy graduated as a Master of Architecture and Design from the Royal Academy of Art and Architecture in Copenhagen, Denmark. Opening his own design studio in 1982 and with work for Bang & Olufsen, Royal Copenhagen and others, he quickly became a leading Danish Designer. Winner and judge of numerous international awards he has over 36 years of experience as a leading international designer. From 1990 he was International Liaison and from 1999 VP of the Association of Danish Designers. He was involved in the founding of the INDEX: design award and prime mover in the establishment of Copenhagen as a Creative Design Hub. He moved to Taichung, Taiwan in 2002 where his design consultancy is now one of Taiwanâ€™s Top 10 studios and a strategic consultant to clients in both the Public and Private Sectors. He is also a Professor of Design, Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship
His specialty is in graphical User Interfaces for games and interactive products, and he have a background in game design and game art.
Titles he have worked on have had over 5 million downloads on Google Play, iTunes, and PlayStation 3. He have personally won awards for his work in Unreal getting honorable mentions in the categories of Best FPS Mod and Best Level in Mod for Phase 3 of the Make Something Unreal and products he have worked on have won awards such as #1 app download in iTunes and Android.
Newton Lee is an author, educator, and futurist. He is president of 501(c)(3) nonprofit Institute for Education, Research, and Scholarships (IFERS), adjunct professor of Applied Computer Science at Woodbury University, and editor-in-chief of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Computers in Entertainment magazine, SpringerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s International Series on Computer Entertainment and Media Technology, and SpringerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games. Previously, Lee was a computer scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories, senior producer and engineer at The Walt Disney Company, and research staff member at the Institute for Defense Analyses. He was the founder of Disney Online Technology Forum, creator of Bell LabsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ first-ever commercial AI tool, and inventor of the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s first annotated multimedia OPAC for the U.S. National Agricultural Library. Lee graduated Summa Cum Laude from Virginia Tech with a B.S. and M.S. degree in Computer Science (specializing in Artificial Intelligence), and he earned a perfect GPA from Vincennes University with an A.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and an honorary doctorate in Computer Science. His Total Information Awareness trilogy books (Facebook Nation, Counterterrorism and Cybersecurity, and Google It) has garnered rave reviews from Eleanor Clift of Newsweek and The Daily Beast, ACM Computing Reviews, AdWeek SocialTimes, and Choice Magazine, among others. Lee has been honored with a Michigan Leading Edge Technologies Award, two community development awards from the California Junior Chamber of Commerce, and four volunteer project leadership awards from The Walt Disney Company
Bernard J. Canniffe is Graphic Design Chair in the College of Design, at Iowa State University. He co-founded the collaborative, multidisciplinary social design studio called an advisor PROJECT M, which is an international social collaborative group collective.
Bernard J Canniffe is committed to using design for the common good and he has made presentations at international medical, design, and academic conferences around the world. He is the recipient of the Graphis: Inspiring Designers Award, the Baltimore Step 10 Influential Designers Award, and The Joseph Binder Award.
Canniffe holds a BA Hons in graphic design from Newport College of Art & Design, University of Wales, and an MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Gay Sweely is the Associate professor from Eastren Kentucky University.She have presented papers all over the globe at International Conferences since 1975.She is currently working as Associate professor in easternKentucky university in Arts&Design Department.
Serene Srouji, Chair of the Design Department in the College of Sciences and Information Systems at Rafik Hariri University, Beirut Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Lebanon. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin (UT) where she completed her MFA in Design (Terminal Degree) with high recognition from WhoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. She received her BS in Graphic Design from the Lebanese American University (LAU) where she had extensive international exposure from workshops to seminars spanning the globe. Serene has also gained experience in the industry as an Art Director at various firms such as Blink, Dimpill and Colorcode and is still a freelancer continuously engaging in projects that fall within the advancement of the communication world through visuals and computer-aided designs. Serene Srouji has been teaching courses in Graphic Design (advertising, design, design thinking, typography, computer graphics, digital mediaÃ¢â‚¬Â¦) for the past 10 years. Her current interest lies in design education environments that transcend traditional teaching techniques and grant insight into required skills indispensable for the influential workforce.
Serene Srouji(Research Area)
Graphic Design Education, Digital Media Literacy and its rapid effect on our society, Arabic Typography Innovation, Integration of New technologies to advance the Field of Graphic Design & Communication.
ev. Dr Samuel Whatley, has an honorary doctorate from Faith Bible College, Masters of Science from Capella University, certifications in Geographical Information Systems and Object-Oriented Software Dev. from Hong Kong University, Associate in Graphic Design and Movie Production from Trident Technical College. Consultant for Guidepoint LLC, an advance global subject-matterexpert advisor corporation, Chair of Faithbase Games for IEEE at City University Hong Kong. Adjunct Professor at DeVry University, Strayer University, American Sentinel University and Agrosy University, Westwood College and FayTech College. He has taught thousands of students, guiding them in various global careers and directions. Former Information Technology Director and owner of PC Doctor Worldwide in Hong Kong, Tokyo and USA. Honored animations at Vermont International Film Festival and Hiroshima Film Festival. Has advised, consultated and scholarly assisted South Carolina House of Representatives and Senators on a number of Bills made into Law. Former Art Director and Producer for the Digital Broadcasting Network Systems for the New Hong Kong Airport. He developed the first global student-professional-interaction online-conference-workshop for online courses at DeVry University. He has been a major beta developer and researcher, during the 1980s-90s, for Adobe, ULead, Linkedin, Intel, Microsoft, Asus, Acer and other technical giants known today. He has assisted the development and marketing-guidance of international special-interest game-houses for faith-based gaming systems. His creative nature and global management talent, has assisted a number of corporations, governments and organizations for successful outcomes. He has been a major developer and researcher for the American Military, designing wireless communications, virtual-reality and computer-based-training. He is a life member as an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of Amemerica and a Senor Member with the Civil Air Patrol. He enjoys surfing, sailing, family adventures and historical Biblical research. Memberships in the Society of Industry Leaders Member (SIL), International Game Developers Association Member (IGDA), American Mathematical Society Member (AMS), American Association Advancement Science Member (AAAS), National Honor Society of Computer Sciences Member (Honors) Epsilon Delta Pi (Alpha Tau Chapter), Association for Computer Machinery Member (ACM), IEEE Computer Society Member (IEEE), Mathematical Association of America Member (MAA), Kaplan University President's List (Honors), Committee on National Security Systems (NSA 4011), & Sons of American Revolution Member (SAR).
Dr. Samuel T. Whatley(Research Area)
Computer aided systems for improved childrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s education, Online video game security, DNA processors, AI virtual reality assisting the disabled, IT global cultures for senior management, Improved network security and privacy protection for children, Using technology to stop children human-trafficing, Technology systems for mobile applications to scan and identify GMO non-organic foods while shopping
Vibeke Sorensen is a professor and artist working in digital multimedia, computer animation, interactive architectural installation, and networked visual-music. Her artwork spans four decades and has been published and exhibited worldwide. From 1984 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 1994, she was faculty and Founding Director of the Computer Animation Laboratory at the California Institute of the Arts, and from 1994 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 2004 Professor and Founding Chair of the Division of Animation and Digital Arts at the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. She has a long history of collaboration with scientists and engineers in developing new technologies, including at the San Diego Supercomputer Center, the California Institute of Technology, the University of Southern California, and Princeton University. She is a 2001 Rockefeller Foundation Fellow in Film/Video/Multimedia, and has been a consultant for Disney and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA. Her research has been supported by the US National Science Foundation, the USC Annenberg Center for Communication and Zumberge Fund for Innovation in Research, and Intel Corporation. She has been Professor and Chair of the School of Art, Design and Media at Nanyang Technological University Singapore since 2009 and since 2016 she has also been Adjunct Professor of Design, Games and Interaction in the School of Media and Communication at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, RMIT University, in Melbourne, Australia
Vibeke Sorensen(Research Area)
Computer animation, visual music, physical computing, big data, data visualization, multimodal multimedia, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, wearable technologies/wearable computing, digital art, installation and performance, experience design, cultural heritage and digital media systems, net art and networked systems, bio-art/design, art and science
Laura Giraldi is an associate professor in the role at the Design Campus, DIDA Department, School of Architecture of the University of Florence since 2015 and vice-president of the CDLM LM12 design since 2010. From April 2017 she is elected coordinator of the Industrial Design section of the Dida department and is a member of the teaching staff of the 33rd cycle of the research doctorate of the same department
Carol Luckhardt Redfield PhD joined St Marys in 1998 after having been in her industry for more than a dozen years. Including summer jobs at Bell Labs, LLNL and IBM, she worked in artificial intelligence as a Senior Research Engineer at Southwest Research Institute and as a Senior Scientist at Mei Technology Corporation. She has taught mathematics and computer science since 1980 at various universities, including the University of Michigan, University of Texas at San Antonio and St Philips College
Martin Christen is a professor of Geoinformatics and Computer Graphics at the Institute of Geomatics Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland. Currently, his research focuses on geospatial large-scale visualizations and augmented reality. Prior to his academic career, he worked in the geoinformation industry where he developed virtual globes and in the game industry where he programmed various computer games.
Martin Christen(Research Area)
Physically based modelling, Geospatial Virtual- and Augmented Reality, 3D geoinformation, and interactive 3D Maps, Machine Learning, Big Data Visualizatio
Mr. Black is a practicing typeface designer, typographer, graphic designer and calligrapher. He graduated from Campbell University in Graphic Design and started out working for a Mid-sized architectural firm, designing environmental graphics and producing promotional items and interface design. Black worked to develop interesting spaces in large medical and educational facilities, including award-winning way-finding and environmental design projects. He later founded a full-service design studio serving a variety of clients from local artisans to corporations. In 2006 he was invited to lecture at Ivy Tech (Indiana) in the visual communication program and decided to further pursue teaching. In 2007 Black was the recipient of a SCAD portfolio fellowship, and received his M.F.A. in graphic design (2010). Since then he has taught typeface design, typography, and general graphic design educational courses at SCAD (e-learning, Savannah, Hong Kong). He developed several online courses of study including the undergraduate Typeface Design course at SCAD. Between 2013 and 2014 he served as the academic coordinator for the School of Communications (illustration, graphic design, sequential art and advertising), and now serves as the Associate Dean of Academic Services for SCAD Hong Kong
Alicia Tyson earned an MDes (Master of Interdisciplinary Design) from NSCAD (Nova Scotia College of Art and Design) University in Halifax, NS, and a Diploma in Graphic Design from Sheridan College in Oakville, ON. As an interdisciplinary designer, Alicia focuses mainly on graphic design, design research, and education. Engaging in diverse disciplines, she explores a broad range of design challenges and uses a variety of methods to research, experiment, and innovative.
Alicia has extensive career experience in design and design education. With over 25 years of international experience in the graphic design industry, her roles have included Creative Director, Art Director and Graphic Designer. Passion and personal commitment to her methodology and craftsmanship drive her final designs for both local and international clients that range in scale from small one-person businesses to global brands. She is also the recipient of numerous industry awards.
Continuing to augment her skills as an artist, Alicia attended the Toronto School of Art and the Haliburton School of The Arts, taking courses in life drawing, painting, sculpture and print-making with artists such as Harold Klunder, John Leonard and Otis Tamasauskas. Alicia has also been an exhibiting fine artist for 20 years with her drawings and paintings found in public and private collections in Bermuda, Canada, the United States, and England.
Currently a full-time tenured professor at Niagara College in Ontario, Alicia has also taught part-time at both Sheridan College and Humber College. She implements effective educational strategies through courses such as Design History, 2D Design, Typography, Colour Theory, Conceptual Art & Design, Information Graphics, Graphic Design, Illustration, Branding, Advertising, Ideas & Images, Critical Issues in Design, and Digital Media, and acts as a liaison with industry
Wen-Chen Hu received a BE, an ME, an MS, and a PhD, all in Computer Science, from Tamkang University, Taiwan, the National Central University, Taiwan, the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and the University of Florida, Gainesville, in 1984, 1986, 1993, and 1998, respectively. He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science of the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. He was an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the Auburn University, Alabama, for years. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Handheld Computing Research (IJHCR), the general chairs of a number of international conferences such as the 2016 International Conference on Big Data, IoT, and Cloud Computing (BIC 2016), and associate editors of several journals like Journal of Information Technology Research (JITR). In addition, he has acted more than 100 positions as editors and editorial advisory/review board members of international journals/books, and track/session chairs and program committee members of international conferences. He has also won a couple of awards of best papers, best reviewers, and community services. Dr. Hu has been teaching for about 20 years at the US universities and over 10 different computer/IT-related courses, and advising/consulting more than 100 graduate students. He has published over 100 articles in refereed journals, conference proceedings, books, and encyclopedias, edited more than 10 books and conference proceedings, and solely authored a book entitled Internet-enabled handheld devices, computing, and programming: mobile commerce and personal data applications
Wen-Chen Hu(Research Area)
His current research interests include image databases and processing, handheld/mobile/smartphone/spatial/tablet computing, location-based services, web-enabled information system such as search engines and web mining, electronic and mobile commerce systems, and web technologies
Bradley V. Hesser earned his MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He is currently the Program Coordinator of Graphic Design/Digital Media at Monroe County Community College in Monroe, Michigan, USA. He has presented at various state, regional and national conferences in the United States and Canada on the emergence and convergence of graphic design and digital technologies.
Bradley V. Hesser(Research Area)
Integration of digital media and adaptability of digital tools for use in educational environments