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University of Michigan School of Information


Affiliated faculty

The following faculty are eligible to serve as readers on XR Certificate projects and are open to discussing XR topics in their areas of interest.

Michelle Aebersold 
School of Nursing, School of Information, MIDAS faculty
XR Interests: My work in XR involves the development and implementation of virtual technologies to support learning needs of healthcare professionals and students. I use immersive virtual reality, augmented, mixed, 360 video and computer based virtual programs in my teaching, practice and scholarship.

Sara Blair 
Department of English
XR Interests: XR and narrative genres and practices; XR and visual aesthetics; XR in humanities classrooms

Pete Bodary 
School of Kinesiology
XR Interests: My interest regarding XR is especially related to wearable technology for enhancing health, sport performance and physical activity.

Sophia Breuckner 
Stamps School of Art & Design

Anıl Çamcı 
Department of Performing Arts Technology, School of Music, Theatre & Dance
XR Interests: Professor Çamcı's work lies at the intersection of human-computer interaction, virtual reality and spatial audio. His research deals with the design of creativity support tools and performance systems for VR, musical interaction design in immersive contexts, audiovisual worldmaking and applications of VR and audio in a variety of fields ranging from medicine to education.

Alexandre Dasilva 
School of Dentistry

Matias del Campo 
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
XR Interests: Interface between Augmented Reality and construction. Augmented Reality (AR) as generator of cultural content in architecture. AR as overlay, camouflage and layer of information. AR assisted maintenance of the built environment. AR as tool of representation. AR and Architecture History and Theory.

Mark Lindquist 
School for Environment and Sustainability
XR Interests: Mark Lindquist, ASLA, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture. Mark’s research and teaching focus on the design and evaluation of high performance landscapes with an emphasis on multifunctional green infrastructure in urban areas. He is particularly interested in understanding how engaging with computation, data and XR can transform the design process as well as inform decision making by stakeholders.

Michael Nebeling
School of Information

Mark W. Newman 
School of Information and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
XR Interests: Design and evaluation of XR applications; XR for healthcare

Chris Quintana 
School of Education
XR Interests: Uses of XR for educational contexts, including ways that visual, aural, and haptic modalities can scaffold and support learning in a range of contexts; exploring learner-centered design approaches within XR contexts, uses of XR to support design-oriented activity.