Pamela L. Jennings

Director

Pamela L. Jennings
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Dr. Pamela L. Jennings has been named director of the Center for Design Innovation (CDI) effective October 1.

 
Laura Huff

Executive Assistant

Laura Huff

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Laura joined CDI in 2013 with more than 15 years of experience within the UNC system where she was responsible for administration, communication, and organization at the senior level. With a background in marketing, graphic design, and digital communications, her passion lies where strategy and creative intersect with technology. Driven to keep up with the latest tech trends, Laura constantly explores new tools to achieve fully integrated, results-oriented marketing objectives.
 
Nickolay Hristov

Design Researcher

Nickolay Hristov

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Nick joined CDI in 2009 through a joint appointment as Assistant Professor of Life Sciences at Winston-Salem State University. His expertise includes zoology, ecology and evolutionary biology in addition to fluency with digital techniques for motion data capture, analysis and visualization. Nick is leading the development of CDI's MoCap capability, based on field-enabled high-speed videography and laser scanning. The future "Cube" housing these distinctive techniques is sure to become a statewide landmark.
 
Bruno Louchouarn

Design Researcher

Bruno Louchouarn

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Bruno joined CDI in 2014 through a joint appointment with UNC School of the Arts. A composer and cognitive scientist, he studied artificial intelligence in Paris and obtained a Ph.D. in music composition at UCLA. Bruno's musical compositions often focus on the performative aspects of language and music, the narrative structure of myths, emotions, and rhetoric. Ranging in form from film scores to live experimental multimedia performances, his works have been performed widely.
 
Richard Phillips

Systems Architect

Richard Phillips

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Richard joined CDI in 2008. He has nearly single-handedly built the center's computational infrastructure, anticipating growth to support functions of a wide interdisciplinary range of research and design collaborators going forward. Richard's experience as a photographer supports CDI projects and webcasting of the increasing number of seminars and events. He relies on more than 20 years' experience in technology systems development, entrepreneurship and mentoring.

 

 

 

 

Former staff members:

   
  Scott Betz Interim Director 2013-2014
  Carol Strohecker Inaugural Director 2006-2013
  Maggie Summey Temporary Executive Assistant 2013-2013
  Katherine Taylor Executive Assistant 2010-2013
  Amy Mabe Temporary Executive Assistant

2010-2010

  Larry Corey Bruse Design Researcher 2009
  Melissa Ryon Executive Assistant 2008-2010
  Melinda Wall Temporary Executive Assistant 2008-2008

 

 

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