• Ronak Etemadpour

    PhD Candidate, Viscomx (Visual communication and Expertise), Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

    Ronak Etemadpour is a doctoral student of Visual Studies. She came to Duke University in January 2012 as a visiting scholar in the Department of Art, Art History, & Visual Studies as a part of Duke-Jacobs collaborative

  • Sarah Goetz

    Multi-Media Specialist

    Sarah Goetz is a visual artist primarily focusing in light & fiber-based installations, experimental 16mm film, and abstract painting. At Duke, Sarah works for the Wired Group investigating, testing, & teaching techniques and technologies that

  • Emmanuel Shiferaw

    Emmanuel Shiferaw is an undergraduate member of the Pratt class of 2016, studying Electrical/Computer Engineering and Computer Science. He works as a developer on the Digital Landscape project, and is interested in general software design

  • Rebecca Lai

    Rebecca is a current junior majoring in Computer Science and Visual Media Studies. She has always been interested in the intersection of arts with technology, which has led her to investigate fields such as Virtual

  • Ayana Burkins

    Ayana Burkins is a junior majoring in Computer Science. Since summer 2014, she has been working on Virtual Reality research and has presented a poster of her findings at the IEEEVR 2015 conference in France. IEEEVR

  • Patrick Pensabene

    Software Engineer

    Patrick Pensabene is currently an undergraduate senior dual majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science. He has been interested in computer graphics for a long time and finally took it upon himself to

    Patrick Pensabene was actively involved with Field Goals – Evaluating the Impact of Virtual Reality in Electromagnetics Education

  • Nikhil Saxena

    Lead Student Researcher, Software Engineer

    Nikhil Saxena is an undergraduate student double majoring in Electrical/Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering with a passion for software development. Only three classes away from a triple major in Computer Science, he is experienced in

    Nikhil Saxena was actively involved with Field Goals – Evaluating the Impact of Virtual Reality in Electromagnetics Education

  • Elizabeth Izatt

    Student Researcher, Software Engineer

    Elizabeth Izatt is an undergraduate at UC Berkeley studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, focusing on computer graphics and virtual reality.  She has developed numerous applications for the DIVE over several summers working at the facility,

  • Stephanie Fiddy

    Stephanie Fiddy is majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Visual Media Studies at Duke University. Throughout the past three years, she has been apart of the Visualizing Venice project. Her main duties have been remodeling

  • Emily Mass


    Emily Mass is a student in Pratt School of Engineering (’13). She is studying Civil Engineering and earning the Energy and Environment certificate. Her focus is Structural Engineering, specifically sustainable building design.

    Emily Mass was actively involved with Duke Food – Sustainable Eating Behaviors