Wendy A. Dannels is a research associate professor in the Center on Access Technology at the Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID). Her primary goal is to generate more collaborative partnerships that will assist lifelong learners in deaf education and the greater deaf and hard-of-hearing communities, particularly putting them on an equal footing in term of accessibility issues in the workforce and their daily life. She is a subject matter expert in product design/development and digital engineering/manufacturing especially from prototype or service to marketplace. Prior to joining NTID, Dannels worked for several engineering corporations.
Chris Campbell is a Research Associate Professor with the Center on Access Technology at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, one of the colleges at Rochester Institute of Technology. His research and development focus is on access technologies that will positively impact post-secondary educational experiences for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.
Brian is the Associate Director for the Center on Access Technology at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), where he is often involved in various projects related to accessibility such as MUSEAI, Automatic Speech Recgnition, VisualSync and bilingual storybook apps to name a few. He is also an Associate Professor as the lead faculty in the Mobile Application Development program, and the Principle Investigator (PI) for the NSF ATE RoadMAPPS to Careers grant.
Byron Behm is a project coordinator/sign language interpreter for the Center on Access Technology at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. His goal is to combine his passions for inclusive technology, research, and accessibility in an academic environment to engage both students and colleagues. He is a native sign-language user who earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sign Language Interpreting and a Master’s degree in Special Education.
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