This Wednesday Matt Donnelly ’22 presented the ETL’s Giant’s Stairs research at the Immersive Learning Research Network conference. The research was seen by immersive technology research experts worldwide via a virtual campus convention.
Learn more about Professor Stacy Doore, Faculty Director Jacky Baughman, and Lab Advocacy Specialist Thais’ Presentation at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in the link below! https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2020AM/webprogram/Paper355959.html
Lab advocacy specialist, Thais Carrillo has been awarded a Gibbons Fellowship for her work on increasing accessibility and spatial reasoning in the earth sciences using virtual reality. Read more about Thais’ project featured on Bowdoin’s website in the link below! https://www.bowdoin.edu/news/2020/07/with-vr-thais-carrillo-23-opens-famous-maine-geology-site-to-all.html
In the Spring of 2020, the ETL embarked on its first long-term project: an interactive virtual recreation of Kent Island. Kent Island is a Bowdoin owned island field station in the Bay of Fundy and a hotspot for Bowdoin College Environmental and Marine Science research. The ETL coordinated with Patty Jones and Ian Kyle to […]
Fall 2019 was an important growth semester for the lab, focusing on elevating the general expertise of the lab and preparing the team to take on real, larger scale cooperative research projects in the semester to come. Also exciting was the first of our faculty collaborations. One of the primary goals of the ETL is […]
Student Manager of the Emerging Technologies Lab, Matthew Donnelly was awarded a Freedman Fellowship for the summer of 2020 to investigate and manage data collection and standardized protocol, both within the ETL and between associated labs. The ETL has relationships with both the VEMI lab of and the budding INSITE lab of Colby College, which […]
Matt Donnelly ‘22, with faculty sponsor Dr. Stacy Doore, was awarded a Gibbons Summer Research Fellowship to fund the creation of the Emerging Technologies Lab, which would be Bowdoin College’s first room-scale virtual reality research and development lab. He planned to learn about virtual reality development, research organization, and how to direct a research lab from Dr. […]