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Community Spotlight: Jordan Wirfs-Brock

ICAD 2018 Think Tank Student Scholar So, who are you? I am a PhD candidate in Information Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. I am passionate about making complex, data-heavy topics accessible to general audiences. Unifying my interests in sound, data-storytelling, and learning, I am researching how everyday interactions with data and sound might […]

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Community Spotlight: Kyla McMullen

ICAD 2021 Conference General Co-chair So, who are you? I am Dr. Kyla McMullen. I was born and raised in N.E., Washington DC. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Following this, I earned a Masters’s and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of […]

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Community Spotlight: Bailey Hilgren

ICAD 2019 Think Tank Student Scholar So, who are you? I’m a humanities researcher interested in the relationships between science, environmental change, and sound. Most of my relationship to sonification and ICAD has been through the research I conducted for my master’s degree in Historical Musicology at Florida State University, which focused on data sonification […]

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Community Spotlight: Judy Twedt

ICAD 2018 Think Tank Student Scholar So, who are you? I’m a climate data sound artist with a background in climate modeling and atmospheric sciences. My work is dedicated to expanding public awareness of climate change so that we as a culture become more sustainable and resilient. I turned to data sonification halfway through graduate […]