• Regis Kopper, Ph.D.


    Dr. Regis Kopper is the Director of the DiVE. Before joining our team, he was a Post-Doctoral Associate at the Virtual Experiences Research Group at the University of Florida, where he researched the value of virtual

  • Joanne Grosshans

    Administrative assistant for the DiVE

    Joanne Grosshans is the administrative assistant for the DiVE. If you need information in regards to scheduling tours, processing payments, or the DiVE resources; please feel free to contact her via e-mail:  

  • Carla Sturdivant

    Grants & Contract Administrator

    Carla Sturdivant is the grants & contract administrator for the DiVE. She assists Dr. Kopper with submitting grants, and is responsible for the DiVE billing and procurement. Please contact Mrs. Strudivant with any futher inquiries: Phone

  • David J. Zielinski

    Research and Development Engineer

    David J. Zielinski is a research and development engineer at Duke University in the Pratt School of Engineering. He is an experienced software engineer who received his bachelors (2002) and masters (2004) degrees in Computer

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cheng Ma

  • Edwin Ward

  • Victoria Nneji

  • Elizabeth Onstwedder

  • Carolyn Dugas