Our Team

June 22, 2016

Our Team

Academy Management

Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, PhD

ACADEMY  DIRECTOR & ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Dr. Wisniewski is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and the Director of the iUX Academy. Her expertise in Human-Computer Interaction research helps her teach students to understand the value in user-centered design and evaluation. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Computing and Information Systems from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and has a B.S/M.S in Decision and Information Sciences from the University of Florida. She is also the Director of the Sociotechnical Interaction Research (STIR) Lab at UCF.

  pamwis@ucf.edu

  http://www.pamspam.com/

Andrew Talone, MA

ACADEMY MANAGER

Andrew is a PhD student in the Human Factors & Cognitive Psychology program at UCF and the Manager at the iUX Academy. He has a passion for User Experience (UX) and is specifically interested in UX Research (e.g. user testing, interviews, contextual inquiry). He received his M.A. in Applied Experimental & Human Factors Psychology and his B.S. in Psychology from the University of Central Florida.

   atalone@knights.ucf.edu

Graduate Students


Leeba Bovan Thomas

Leeba Bovan Thomas

Computer Engineering, MS

Leeba started as a Database Developer. She is now the Technical Project Manager in charge of handling the Medi database and its functionality.

Nandha Kumar Vinayagam

Nandha Kumar Vinayagam

Computer Science, MS

Nandha is a web developer for the Medi-IoT project. He specializes in Javascript, Java, Responsive Web Design, and Web Accesibility.


Jagrutee Palande

Jagrutee Palande

Computer Science, MS

Jagrutee volunteers as a Front-End Developer for Medi-IoT project. She is currently in charge of designing a website for B.O.S. Technology INC.



Larry Moralez

Larry Moralez

Modeling and Simulation, PhD

Larry worked as the Project Manager for the Media-IoT project ensuring the team acted within the management plan. He is also the User Experience Researcher for the Bogen project.

Undergraduate Students


Christy LaPerriere

Christy LaPerriere

Digital Media Web Design, BA

Christy has worked on redesigning both the iUX Academy and STIR Lab website. She specializes in web development and design.


Zach Shea

Zach Shea

Computer Science, BS

Zach is currently working on the Medi-IoT project for B.O.S. Technologies. He specializes in iOS app development and UI/UX design.



Jacquelyn Schreck

Jacquelyn Schreck

Modeling and Simulation, MS

Jacquelyn handles the usability research for the iUX Academy. She focuses on user testing and analysis and makes recommendations for design.

Peter DeVita

Peter DeVita

Computer Science, BS & Music Composition, BA

Peter is currently working on the user interface for the Medi-IoT project. He specializes in software development and system administration.


Alumni


Tyler Martin

Tyler Martin

FORMER UX INTERN

Information Technology, BS
Currently employed at Red Hat

Michael Setzer

Michael Setzer

FORMER WEBSITE ADMIN

Information Technology, BS

Alec Dilanchian

Alec Dilanchian

FORMER WEBSITE ADMIN

Information Technology, BS

Graduate Students

Nicholas Fraulini, Human Factors & Cognitive Psychology, PhD
Hongbo Jing, Computer Engineering, Master’s
Pooja Shivashankar, Computer Engineering, Master’s– Currently Employed at FedEx
Arpitha Rajanna, Computer Engineering, Master’s
Manasa Harinath, Computer Science, Master’s
Pavitra Shivaanand Hiremath, Computer Engineering Master’s — Currently Employed at Global Risk Solutions Inc.
 
 

Undergraduate Students

Michael Setzer, Information Technology, BS
Tyler Martin, Information Technology, BS
Alec Dilanchian, Information Technology, BS
Nicholas Wyatt, Psychology, BS
Taz Zamjahn, Information Technology, BS
Mauricio Mendez, Computer Science, BS
Meenakshi Karthikeyasundaram, Computer Science, BS
Rafael Forero, Computer Science, BS– Currently Employed at Deloitte