Faculty Champions

Our Faculty Champtions are amazing faculty allies and supporters of the Lab. These individuals have participated in several Innovation Lab projects and initiatives and continue to be supporters of ongoing activities in the Lab. 

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Robert Hamilton

Assistant Professor of Arts and Visual Culture

A Stalwart supporter of the Lab since its founding. Professor Hamilton teaches two classes in the Innovation Lab:  Art Innovation and Technology and 3D Foundations. 

Interests:

3D Design

3D Printing

Mixed Media Art
Digital Fabrication

Speculative Futurism

Dr. Jaye Nias

Assistant Professor of Computer Science 

Dr. Nias has run several research organizations out of the Lab including DOPE Data Art Collective. Her most recent interests include deep dives into virtual worlds in Minecraft.

Interests: 

Human Computer Interaction

Future Fashion

Data Visualization

Physical Computing

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Dr. Tiffany Oliver

Associate Professor of Biology

Dr. Oliver has participated on several Innovation Lab projects, many sponsored by the DOD for intercampus competitions like the Bio Drone Project. 

Interests: 

Genetics

Bio-Materials
BioDesign