Dr. Stephen Fai
Principal Investigator
Director, Carleton Immersive Media Studio
Professor, Azrieli School of Architecture, Carleton University

Steve Fai is the director of the Carleton Immersive Media Studio (CIMS) which has been pursuing the exploration and implementation of emerging digital technologies with public, private,
and not-for-profit partners in the AECOO. The major streams of research include digitization, modelling, digitally assisted storytelling, and digitally assisted fabrication.

Tessa Hebb
Distinguished Research Fellow & Adjunct Professor,
School of Public Policy and Administration, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
Tessa Hebb is a Distinguished Research Fellow and past Director of the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation, Carleton University. Her research focuses on responsible investing and sustainable finance and she currently works with the sustainability organization Ceres to expand its footprint in Canada.

Tracey P. Lauriault
Associate Professor of Critical Media and Big Data,
Faculty of the Institute for Data Science, Carleton University
Tracey P. Lauriault has expertise in data infrastructures, spatial media and smart cities.
She is especially interested in the assemblage of social and technological processes and the technologies that intermediate data at a large scale.

Mario Santana Quintero
Professor of Architectural Conservation and Sustainability,
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University
Mario Santana Quintero has expertise in the development of digital approaches and strategies for recording historic buildings at different levels of detail and has extensive experience with the challenges involved with the digitization of physical and cultural data.

Alex Ramirez
Associate Professor in Information Systems,
Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
Alex Ramirez has been working on decision support systems (DSS) for 20 years, watching the field change dramatically from DSS to business intelligence, and now to business analytics where digital twin technologies will offer new data and the opportunity to develop new methodologies, new approaches, and new training needs.

Julie Ivanoff
Lead Researcher
Graduate Student, Azrieli School of Architecture, Carleton University
Lead Researcher, C
arleton Immersive Media Studio
Julie Ivanoff is a graduate student and lead researcher for ICDT at CIMS, exploring the application of digital twin technologies at a regional scale. Her research focuses on the relationships between virtual-digital representations and their physical manifestations and how those transformations impact our understanding of place.

Stephanie Murray
Graduate Student, Azrieli School of Architecture, Carleton University
Research Team Lead, Carleton Immersive Media Studio

Stephanie Murray is pursuing a Master of Architectural Studies at Carleton University. Her research interests, grounded in a fine arts background, centre on the representation of northern landscapes and national narratives. Her work probes at the thresholds of ethical spatial imaginaries through acts of making while looking at questions of authorship, inherited practices, and more than human actors.

Anna Theus
PhD Student, School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University
Anna Theus is a PhD student in the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University. Her research focuses on human-computer interaction, algorithmic culture and
user-centred approaches for smart city technology design.

Serdar Tunçer
PhD in Communications and Public Relations, University of Istanbul
Graduate Student in Human-Computer Interaction, Carleton University

Serdar Tunçer is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction under the supervision of Professor Alex Ramirez. His current work consists of two fields and the interconnectivity between them: Decision-making for complex systems, and Misinformation and Trust in Artificial Intelligence.

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