R. Benjamin Knapp to Speak at CARI Information Sessions
R. Benjamin Knapp, the Director of the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) at Virginia Tech will be a guest speaker during two information sessions about CARI Fellowships. Faculty interested in applying for a CARI Fellowship are encouraged to attend one of the four information/inspiration sessions.
R. Benjamin Knapp is the Founding Executive Director for ICAT and Professor of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. ICAT seeks to promote research and education at the nexus of art, design, engineering, and science. For more than 25 years, Knapp has been working to create meaningful links between human-computer interaction, universal design, and various forms of creativity. His research on human-computer interaction has focused on the development and design of user-interfaces and software that allow both composers and performers to augment the physical control of a musical instrument with direct physiological interaction.