Meet The Team

Visionaries

Falko Kuester

Professor
Structural Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering

Dominique Rissolo

Ph.D.
Anthropology / Archaeology

Lei Liang

Professor
Music

Tom DeFanti

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Computer Science

Tara C. Hutchinson

Professor
Structural Engineering
University of California, San Diego

Juergen Schulze

Project Scientist
Computer Science

Emerging Innovators

Megulo Abebe

Undergraduate Researcher
Structural Engineering

Sebastian Afshari

Undergraduate Researcher
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Samuel Balatbat

Undergraduate Researcher
Visual Arts

Luca G De-Vivo

Ph.D. Student
Structural Engineering

Li Ge

Ph.D. Candidate
Structural Engineering

Twain Glaser

Graduate Researcher
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Luke Henderson

Graduate Researcher
Structural Engineering

Mike Hess

Ph.D. Student
Structural Engineering

Jonathan Khodr

Undergraduate Researcher
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Perry Naughton

Ph.D. Student
Computer Science and Engineering

Dominique Meyer

Undergraduate Researcher
Physics

Vid Petrovic

Ph.D. Candidate
Computer Science and Engineering

Ihab Salameh

Undergraduate Researcher
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jessica Sandoval

Graduate Researcher
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Dimitri Schreiber

Undergraduate Researcher
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mo Shan

Ph.D. Student
Electrical and Computer Engineering

James Strawson

Ph.D. Student
Mechanical Engineering

Sabrina Trinh

Undergraduate Researcher
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Miguel de Villa

Undergraduate Researcher
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Christine Wittich

Ph.D. Candidate
Structural Engineering

Mike Yeager

Ph.D. Student
Structural Engineering

Bertha Yue

Undergraduate Researcher
Human Development

Emily Zheng

Undergraduate Researcher
Visual Arts

Wizards

Greg Dawe

Principal Design Engineer

Tiffany Fox

Media Czaress

Joseph Keefe

Software Engineer

Eric Lo

Robotics Engineer

Julie Matsuda

Administration

Christopher McFarland

Software Engineer

Douglas Ramsey

Media Czar

Visiting Researchers

Gianmarco Guerra

University of San Marino
San Marino

Emanuele D’Angelo

Technical University of Denmark (Copenhagen)
Denmark

Alumni

Radley Angello

BS, UCSD, 2012
Computer Science and Engineering

Michelle Chen

Ph.D. Candidate
Structural Engineering

Joe DeBlasio

Ph.D. Candidate, UCSD
Computer Science and Engineering

Kai Doerr

Programmer Analyst, 2011
Qualcomm Institue

Elioth Fraijo

B.S., UCSD, 2015
Aerospace Engineering

Aliya Hoff

B.A. UCSD, 2014
Anthropology

Andrew Huynh

MSE, UCSD, 2013
Computer Science and Engineering

Jason Kimball

Ph.D., UCSD, 2014
Computer Science and Engineering

Daniel Knoblauch

Ph.D., UCSD, 2011
Computer Science and Engineering

John Mangan

MSE, UCSD, 2015
Computer Science and Engineering

Michael Olsen

Ph.D., UCSD, 2009
Structural Engineering

Kevin Ponto

Ph.D., UCSD, 2010
Computer Science and Engineering

Samantha Stout

Ph.D., UCSD, 2015
Material Science

David Srour

MSE, UCSD, 2015
Computer Science and Engineering

David Vanoni

MSE, UCSD, 2014
Computer Science and Engineering

Matthew Vincent

Ph.D. Student, UCSD, 2014
Anthropology

Richard Wood

Ph.D., UCSD, 2012
Structural Engineering

Tom Wypych

Ph.D., UCSD, 2014
Computer Science and Engineering

So Yamaoka

Ph.D., UCSD, 2011
Computer Science and Engineering