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- Mahi Abdelbar is a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering. Her research interests lie in wireless communications with a focus on wireless signals detection and classification.
- Josh Brinkman is pursuing a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies with a background in law and history. His work focuses on how people historically use technologies for ontological and ideological purposes, as well as the intersection of scientific and legal epistemologies.
- Trevor Croker is seeking a Ph.D. in the Science and Technology and Society program. He is researching the history and sociology of cloud computing.
- Noha Elsherbiny is a Ph.D. student in Computer Science. Her research focuses on finding connections and how to visualize them in a useful and interactive way.
- Mohammad Halimi is a doctoral candidate and graduate teaching assistant at Virginia Tech. His work focuses on social and behavioral aspects of energy policies.
- Keith Johnson is a Ph.D. candidate in the Science and Technology in Society (STS) program at Virginia Tech. He is currently studying the material and discursive construction of Virginia’s technology corridor, as well as the gendered, racist, and corporatist dimensions of innovation policies as they clash with local knowledges and practices.
- Kristen Koopman is a Ph.D. student in Science and Technology Studies. Her interests lie in the interface between science and science fiction.
- Marc Lichtman is a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering, doing research related to satellite communications with a focus on anti-jamming using machine learning.
- Sarvnaz Lotfi is a Ph.D. student in Science and Technology Studies.
- Annie Martin is a graduate student in the Electrical Engineering department. Her research relates to the physical layer security of signals and cellular networks.
- Laura Segedin is a graduate student in the Integrative STEM Education program at Virginia Tech and spent 12 years guiding middle school students through the design process toward creating unique technological devices.
- Mohammed Seyam is a Ph.D. student in the Computer Science department at Virginia Tech. His research relates to Software Engineering and Human Computer Interaction.
- Eric M. Stauffer is a Ph.D. fellow in the Instructional Design and Technology program within the School of Education at Virginia Tech. His research interests include instructional design and technology, distance education, learning analytics, and human centered design.
- Matthew Wisnioski is an associate professor of Science, Technology and Society, the associate director of the Human Centered Design IGEP, and a Fellow of the Institute for Creativity, Art, and Technology (ICAT). He is at work on a book titled “Everyone an Innovator” that traces the rise of innovation expertise from the 1960s to today.
- Andy Wood is currently finishing his Masters degree in Computer Science and is enrolled as a Ph.D. student in Virginia Tech’s new Human Centered Design program, which focuses on upper level research for designers and incorporates psychology, the arts, and music.
- Kari Zacharias is a former engineer and current Ph.D. student in the department of Science and Technology in Society. Her research interests relate to engineering education and interdisciplinary work in academic contexts.