Horizon Europe and #SticktoScience

In 2018, the European Commission (EC) began the process of developing a funding program for research and innovation for the European Union (EU) that would continue funding beyond Horizon 2020. The efforts resulted in Horizon Europe, EU Research and Innovation … Continue reading

Higher Education 2020 and beyond

My two plus year hiatus from blogging coincided (accidentally) with the disruptions to higher education with the onset of COVID 19 as well as the recent (and ongoing) social, racial injustices, economic disparities and immigration challenges. 2020 marked a critical … Continue reading

Health Track

Record daily “tracks” and visualize monthly statistics.

Wearable Controller

In 2019, the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork) at Virginia Tech redesigned the controller of the ensemble for improved ergonomics and musical expressiveness via motion gestures.

Reflection on the Global Perspectives Program 2019

On Starting an Academic Career in Switzerland In Switzerland, vocational education is highly respected and encouraged, and creating and maintaining connections with industry partners is highly desirable for faculty in technological and applied science …

Europe, is that you?

Our flight out of DC was eventful!!! Our plane delayed for about 3 hours while sitting on the tarmac, with us in it! All this while, the cabin crew insisted we wait and remain in our seats! Eventually, they had pity on us and decided to serve us with all the drinks we could ask […]

The Swiss march begins…

I will start by saying that I defended my dissertation less than 2 weeks before the Zurich trip which makes me a doctor now!! That’s where the excitement before the trip ends because after the first two days post my defense which I spent dancing and sleeping, the remaining days were spent making revisions to […]