home | bio | research | teaching | publications | service


select invited talks

International Entertainment Computing Conference, Poznan, Poland. (2018). Aspirational Cyber Human Systems September 19, 2018

Computer Science Lecture Series, Virginia Tech, VA. (2015). Developing a Home-Based Interactive Neurorehabilitation System Using Distributed Cognition Design, Oct 30, 2015.

Cornell Tech, NY. (2015). Design stories: speculations, scenarios, and sensemaking, Connected Media lecture series, April 24, 2015.

Reinvention Center National Conference, Washington DC. (2014). "Engaged Curricular and Co-curricular Learning and Mentored Inquiry in the Arts and Design", with Bobbi Owen (UNC Chapel Hill), Nov 14, 2014.

iSchool Colloquium Series, School of Information Science, University of Pittsburgh. (2014). Do Androids Dream of Typing Monkeys? March 28, 2014.

Immersive Media Technology Initiative, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway. (2014). Digital Storytelling March 11, 2014.

HCII Seminar Series, CMU, Pittsburgh. (2013). "Experience and the Examined Life - capturing, summarizing and representing process, events and experience", Host: John Zimmerman. Mar 27, 2013.

ACM MM Annual Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona (2011). “Smart Games”, panel discussion with Frank Nack (U. of Amsterdam), Ralf Steinmetz (Darmstadt), Carsten Griwodz (U. of Oslo) and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik (U. of Ottawa), Nov 29, 2011.

UCDA Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona (2011). “Storytelling and Design”, Oct. 8, 2011 Pecha Kucha Night at ASU (2011), hosted by ASU Herberger Institute Design School. Feb. 16 2011.

Telling Stories with Data: Using visualization to create narratives and engage audiences, VizWeek Workshop (2010). "Somebody telling something to someone about something". Oct. 26 2010.

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (2009), "Opportunities and Challenges of Interdisciplinary Research", with Dr. Judy Olson (UC Irvine), Dr. Martha Pollack (U Mich.), Dr. Susan Sims (UC Irvine), Dr. Maria Ebling (IBM), Tucson, AZ, Oct. 1, 2009.

National Science Foundation, Washington DC (2009), "Creativity and Constraints", NSF CreativeIT Program PI meeting, Host: Dr. Mary Lou Maher, Jan. 16, 2009.

Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland (2008), "Sense and the City: Sensing Emergent and Stable Human Activities", with Dr. Hari Sundaram (ASU) and Dr. Noel O’Connor (DCU). June 19, 2008.

Dagstuhl Seminar Series, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany (2008), "Computational discovery of practical wisdom: narrative, community and meaning", Host: Dr. Susanne Boll, June 16, 2008.

Boston College, Boston, MA (2008), "Media, Arts and Sciences: a transdisciplinary approach". Host: Dr. Hyun-Yeul Lee. Sept. 18, 2008.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (2007), "Interdisciplinary Education: Arts, Media and Engineering", Host: Dr. Bill Seaman, Nov. 14, 2007.

Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA (2007), "Interdisciplinary Education: Arts, Media and Engineering", Host: Judy Black, Nov. 13, 2007.

Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (2006), "Everyday Mediated Systems", Host: Marie Redmond, Sept. 21, 2006.

France Telecom, Cambridge, MA (2005), "Our Story Tree" with Glorianna Davenport (MIT). March 6, 2005.

Graduate Arts Forum: Paranoia (2004), "The Worrier Application", Host: Chris Csikszentmihályi, MIT, Cambridge, MA, Oct. 3, 2004.

Nokia Research Center, Burlington, MA (2003), "Mobile Medialogs: Co-construction and Improvisation". Host: Franklin Reynolds. Sept. 8, 2003.

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (2003) "Improvisational Media Fabrics", with Glorianna Davenport(MIT) and Ali Mazalek, Sept. 16, 2003.

ATE Massaging Media Conference (2002) "Return of the Sequence", with Glorianna Davenport (MIT) Cambridge, MA, Nov. 23, 2002.

Ninth Annual Living Surfaces Conference (2002), "Interpret and Invade", with Glorianna Davenport (MIT), David Rose (Ambient Devices) and Jeffrey Huang (Harvard), Cambridge, MA, May 4, 2002.

Intel Jones Farm Campus, Hillsboro, OR (2001), "Digital memories", Host: Dr. Tom Gardos, May 21, 2001.

Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, MA (2001) "Flights of Fantasy Artists Talk", with G. Davenport, B. Barry, P. Nemirovsky, A. Sipitakiat, J. Seo, A. Mazalek and N. Lefford, April 19, 2001.