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Mengyuan (Alice) Zhao is the Associate Director of the CyberLab. She obtains a Master's Degree in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University Bloomington and a Bachelor's Degree in Literature and Language Education from Beijing Normal University. In the current CourseNetworking project, Mengyuan is actively involved in the design and development of innovative teaching and learning functions. She also provides training and pedagogical support to new users. Besides CN, Mengyuan has diverse experience in teaching K-12 courses, conducting educational research and evaluation, designing curriculum and courses, and producing instructional multimedia.
CN ePortfolio: thecn.com/mz13
Allie Wigginton is a graduate student at IUPUI, studying Public Relations. She received her undergraduate degree in Public Relations Journalism from IUPUI. She serves as the CyberLab’s Marketing Communications and Social Media Coordinator, where she helps promote CourseNetworking (CN) at IUPUI and around the world. Allie also manages the CN Collection, the official blog for the CN, as well as CN social media sites. Allie is the graduate advisor for IUPUI's PRSSA chapter, a Cox Scholar, and a Delta Zeta sorority founding member and alumni. Aside from school activities, she enjoys playing soccer, spending time with friends and family, attending concerts, photography and traveling.
CN ePortfolio: thecn.com/aw203
Joseph Hofmeister graduated from IUPUI majoring in Computer Graphics Technology. He is currently working as a Graphic Designer for the CyberLab where he works on the UI of the CN. His main expertise is in web development but he also loves illustration and motion graphics. His experience in web development started during his junior year of high school in a web design class at Ben Davis High School. In his free time, Joseph loves to play music and go to hockey games with his girlfriend. He also enjoys playing a variety of instruments, including guitar, bass, piano, and ukulele.
CN ePortfolio: thecn.com/jh198
Mahmood Hosseini (Matt) is a graduate student at IUPUI, majoring in Computer Engineering. He is a research assistant in the CyberLab, where he uses his professional experience in data analysis. His strength in software development helps him improve the CN. He is both driven and self-motivated and is constantly experimenting with new technologies and techniques. Mahmood is an alumnus of National Exceptional Talents School and tries to push himself beyond his boundaries to acquire new skills and knowledge in order to succeed. Apart from research and academics, he also enjoys basketball, as he played during his high school and undergraduate careers. However, nowadays he enjoys going hiking and camping, playing Santour and photography in his spare time.
Alexa Clingerman is a senior majoring in Computer Information Technology with a focus on web and mobile application development. Alexa is currently interning with CyberLab as a graphic design/web development intern. Alexa has experience with UI and UX design and helps with prototypes when needed. Alexa is currently working on our new CyberLab website as well. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
CN ePortfolio: thecn.com/ac733
Suketu Patel is a junior majoring in Computer Engineering at IUPUI. He is currently working as a Quality Assurance and System Testing Intern for the CyberLab and as a Media and Marketing Ambassador for the Office of Student Employment. Suketu has been interested in coding since he took his first programming class in high school. Outside of school, Suketu loves to make videos on YouTube as he has 1.6 million views on his channel. Suketu is also the owner of SPatelProductions, a wedding videography business.
Max Shores is an undergraduate student at Indiana University (Bloomington) double majoring in Professional Sales and Finance with a minor in Computer Science. He has served in multiple internship positions with companies such as Allegient LLC, Digital Management Incorporated, as well as starting his own company, Grove Innovation, LLC. Max has also had the opportunity to guest speak at the Innovative Educators Conference where he provided insight from a student’s perspective on how educators can enhance their classrooms through the use of technology. Currently, he is working as a Sales Representative for CourseNetworking (CN) developing new approaches to capture more market share. Max has also served as the Vice President of Finance for Foster Student Government, IU Dance Marathon fundraiser, as well as a member in the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Aside from school, he enjoys playing sports such as lacrosse, football, and volleyball as well as hiking and spending time with friends.
CN ePortfolio: thecn.com/MS1280
Dr. Thanomporn Laohajaratsang is an associate professor in the Department of Learning Technology, Faculty of Education at Chaing Mai University, Thailand. She is also the former Director or the Information Technology Service Center where she now works as a consultant. Currently, she is a visiting scholar at IUPUI conducting research on designing effective pedagogical approaches with next-generation LMS for students in higher education. For over 15 years, she has administered a number of new media design projects to support innovative pedagogies such as developing high-quality e-Learning courseware content for several organizations including Chaing Mai University, Thailand Securities Institute, PTT Public Company Limited and Thailand Cyber University. One of her notable projects was managing the development of locally-made LMS called Knowledge-Creator (KC), an awarded LMS from Asia E-Learning Network (AEN). Her main research interests include digital innovation in teaching and learning, integration of ICT educational system and design of future learning environments.