- Friday, Nov 2
Carol Stroheckerdirects the Center for Design Innovation (CDI), a multi-campus, advanced-technology research center of the University of North Carolina (UNC) system. In this capacity she serves multiple roles, including Professor at Winston-Salem State University and Chief Research Officer of the UNC School of the Arts. She is also a co-Principal Investigator of the internationally expanding network for Sciences, Engineering, Arts, and Design (SEAD), created in 2011 through funding from the US National Science Foundation.
Previously, Dr. Strohecker led the Everyday Learning research group at Media Lab Europe, the European research partner of the MIT Media Lab. Prior to joining MLE, she worked in the United States at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories and in the Human Interface Group of Sun Microsystems. Dr. Strohecker earned the PhD of Media Arts and Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1991 and the Master of Science in Visual Studies from MIT in 1986. She has served MIT’s Program in Media Arts and Sciences as a Lecturer and as a Presidential Nominee on the MIT Corporation Visiting Committee.
She continues to serve boards and advisory committees for the international research and design community. In addition to four US patents for her collaborative work in interactive media tools and methods, Dr. Strohecker’s awards include fellowships with the Artists Foundation of the Massachusetts Council for the Arts and Humanities, the US National Endowment for the Arts, and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
1:30 pm, Friday, November 2, 2012
Emily Carr gratefully acknowledges the support of TD in presenting Dr. Strohecker’s keynote at Remaking Research.