Our Team

Dan Fessahazion
Duderstadt Center Associate Director

Lead the Emerging Technologies Group in developing and implementing some leading edge technologies. Engage campus stake holders to help chart the use of some of the unique technologies in use by the ETG and at the Duderstadt Center.

John Hufnagel
Engineering Software Analyst - CAEN Student Computing Environment

Mechanical CAD and simulation software expert. Engineering student and faculty advisor tasked with the democratization of XR solutions.

Sean Petty
Graphics Engine Programmer

Develops custom applications dealing with visualization. Provides guidance using or getting content onto an XR device. Access to special XR services such as the MIDEN.

Steffen Heise
Motion Capture and Visualization Hardware Specialist

Expert in the capturing and processing of motion capture data and render farm support.

Stephanie O’Malley
Multimedia Designer and Adjunct Lecturer

2D or 3D content creation and development pipelines associated with XR devices & game engines. Advises on project consultations and works directly with student staff.

Talal Alothman
XR Software Engineer

XR interaction design and implementation. Consults on integrating XR software tools into the classroom. Maintains Arthea, a VR 3D-model visualization and hosting tool.

Ted Hall
Advanced Visualization Specialist

Assists in bringing data into Virtual Reality using our in-house software, Jugular. Project development consultation, including software development for new features in our XR software. Scheduling time in the MIDEN.



Sara EskandariApplication Programmer & Digital Artist
Harrison LourimAudio & Video Recording Artist
Daniel VincenzGraphics Artist & Web Developer
Justin NiAnimator & Graphics Artist
Brian LinAugmented Reality Developer
Lizzy AlbinsonGraphics Artist