Work with thought leaders and academic experts in media technology

Companies can greatly benefit from working with academic researchers in the field of Media Technology. These experts bring a deep understanding of the latest trends, technologies, and strategies in media. They can help companies innovate and stay ahead of the competition by providing valuable insights and recommendations. Academic researchers can also assist in developing and implementing cutting-edge media technologies, such as virtual reality, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence, to enhance customer engagement and improve user experiences. Additionally, they can conduct market research and analysis to identify target audiences, optimize media campaigns, and measure the effectiveness of media strategies. Collaborating with academic researchers in Media Technology can give companies a competitive edge and drive business growth.

Researchers on NotedSource with backgrounds in media technology include Jo Boaler, Suhang Wang, Laura Lunsford, Ph.D., Athul Prasad, Vivek Singh, Mark Ryan, Baris Yoruk, Dr. Haikun Huang, Ph.D., Ayse Oktay, Neila Chettaoui, Josephina Antoniou, Vuk Uskokovic, and Daniel Steven 'Athamanatha Kitsune' Davies, BSc..

Jo Boaler

Palo Alto, California, United States of America

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Athul Prasad

5G / 6G Technology and Ventures at Samsung; D.Sc. (Tech), MBA
Most Relevant Research Interests
Media Technology
Other Research Interests (35)
Machine Learning
Mobility Management
5G / New Radio
Dynamic Resource Allocation
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
And 30 more
Dr. Athul Prasad received his MBA from MIT where he was a Sloan Fellow, M.Sc. (Tech.) (with distinction) and D.Sc. (Tech) from Aalto University, B.Tech (with distinction) from University of Kerala, and is also a graduate of the year-long executive management (LEAD) program from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. He was with Nokia from 2014-2023 and is currently with Samsung based out of Mountain View, CA. He has coauthored over 40 peer reviewed scientific publications and has written a book on 5G "End-to-End Mobile Communications: Evolution to 5G," McGraw-Hill, Aug. 2020. He's also the co-inventor of over 90 patents.
Most Relevant Publications (3+)

75 total publications

Recent Trends in Standards Related to the Internet of Things and Machine-to-Machine Communications

Journal of information and communication convergence engineering / Dec 31, 2014

Husain, S., Prasad, A., Kunz, A., Papageorgiou, A., & Song, J. (2014). Recent Trends in Standards Related to the Internet of Things and Machine-to-Machine Communications. Journal of Information and Communication Convergence Engineering, 12(4), 228–236.

Physical Layer Performance Evaluation of LTE-Advanced Pro Broadcast and ATSC 3.0 Systems

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting / Sep 01, 2019

Fuentes, M., Mi, D., Chen, H., Garro, E., Carcel, J. L., Vargas, D., Mouhouche, B., & Gomez-Barquero, D. (2019). Physical Layer Performance Evaluation of LTE-Advanced Pro Broadcast and ATSC 3.0 Systems. IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 65(3), 477–488.

Enabling Multicast and Broadcast in the 5G Core for Converged Fixed and Mobile Networks

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting / Jun 01, 2020

Tran, T., Navratil, D., Sanders, P., Hart, J., Odarchenko, R., Barjau, C., Altman, B., Burdinat, C., & Gomez-Barquero, D. (2020). Enabling Multicast and Broadcast in the 5G Core for Converged Fixed and Mobile Networks. IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 66(2), 428–439.

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Vivek Singh

Rutgers Professor, MIT alum, CS PhD, AI expert
Most Relevant Research Interests
Media Technology
Other Research Interests (24)
Human-centered Data Science
Human-centered AI
Computational Social Science
Behavioral Informatics
Algorithmic Fairness
And 19 more
Vivek Singh is a highly accomplished computer scientist and researcher. He earned his Ph.D. in Information and Computer Science from the University of California Irvine in 2012. During his time at UC Irvine, he focused on research in the areas of natural language processing and machine learning. After completing his Ph.D., Singh joined Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a post-doctoral associate, where he worked on developing algorithms for large-scale data analysis and information retrieval. In 2014, Singh joined Rutgers University as a faculty member in Information Science and Computer Science. As a faculty member at Rutgers, he has published numerous papers in top computer science journals and conferences and has received several grants for his research. Singh's research interests include natural language processing, generative AI, and social computing. He has a particular interest in developing algorithms for analyzing large datasets and extracting valuable insights from them. His work has been applied to various domains, including social media, healthcare, and finance. He has multiple patents, and has experience consulting with early and late-stage (unicorn) startups. His work has led to multiple grants, awards, funding, patents, and deployed products.
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

95 total publications

New Signals in Multimedia Systems and Applications

IEEE MultiMedia / Jan 01, 2018

Cesar, P., Singh, V., Jain, R., Sebe, N., & Oliver, N. (2018). New Signals in Multimedia Systems and Applications. IEEE MultiMedia, 25(1), 12–13.

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Mark Ryan

Digital Ethics Researcher at Wageningen Economic Research
Most Relevant Research Interests
Media Technology
Other Research Interests (33)
Digital Ethics
Philosophy of Technology
Environmental Ethics
AI Ethics
Data Ethics
And 28 more
Ryan’s primary research focuses on the ethical issues surrounding artificial intelligence and digital technology. He has published numerous papers on the topic, and has presented his work at various international conferences. He is also a member of the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE). Mark was previously a researcher at KTH University (Stockholm), the University of Twente (the Netherlands), and the National University of Ireland, Galway (Ireland). While at Twente, he worked on an interdisciplinary  project (SHERPA), involving 11 partners from 6 European countries. This project was a European Union Horizon 2020 project (2018-2021, budget €3 million) and focused on the ethical, social and human rights implications of smart information systems (data analytics and artificial intelligence) within a European context. He has published on topics, such as the ethics of smart cities, self-driving vehicles, agricultural data analytics, social robotics, and AI. In his previous research, he has also published a 2016 monograph: Human Values, Environmental Ethics and Sustainability.
Most Relevant Publications (4+)

40 total publications

Ethics of Using Smart City AI and Big Data: The Case of Four Large European Cities

The ORBIT Journal / Jan 01, 2019

Mark, R., & Anya, G. (2019). Ethics of Using Smart City AI and Big Data: The Case of Four Large European Cities. The ORBIT Journal, 2(2), 1–36.

Ethics of Using AI and Big Data in Agriculture: The Case of a Large Agriculture Multinational

The ORBIT Journal / Jan 01, 2019

Mark, R. (2019). Ethics of Using AI and Big Data in Agriculture: The Case of a Large Agriculture Multinational. The ORBIT Journal, 2(2), 1–27.

Understanding Ethics and Human Rights in Smart Information Systems

The ORBIT Journal / Jan 01, 2019

Kevin, M., Mark, R., & Bernd, S. (2019). Understanding Ethics and Human Rights in Smart Information Systems. The ORBIT Journal, 2(2), 1–34.

Ethics of Public Use of AI and Big Data

The ORBIT Journal / Jan 01, 2019

Mark, R. (2019). Ethics of Public Use of AI and Big Data. The ORBIT Journal, 2(2), 1–33.

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Baris Yoruk

Professor of Economics at State University of New York with publications in program impact evaluation, health economics and policy, survey analysis and mythology, and calculation of economic damages for real life forensic economics applications
Most Relevant Research Interests
Media Technology
Other Research Interests (26)
Public Economics
Health Economics
Applied Microeconomics
Economics and Econometrics
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
And 21 more
I am a professor of economics in State University of New York system. I have more than 20 years of experience in conducting empirical economic research. I have more than 40 publications in leading economics, public policy, and public health journals. My research was futures in popular media outlets such as Wall Street Journal and New York Post. My research interests are applied microeconomics, health and health care economics, and labor economics. I have extensive experience in analyzing large data sets and surveys using the most advanced statistical and econometric methods including but not limited to difference-in-differences, regression discontinuity, and propensity score matching methods. I have experience in grant writing and my research was funded by National Institutes of Health. I also have experience in writing expert reports and served as an expert witness for cases that involve calculation economic damages due involuntary separation from a job.
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

40 total publications

Charity Ratings

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy / Dec 09, 2015

Yörük, B. K. (2015). Charity Ratings. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 25(1), 195–219. Portico.

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Dr. Haikun Huang, Ph.D.

Chief Technology Officer at Great Victory Legends
Most Relevant Research Interests
Media Technology
Other Research Interests (25)
Computational Design
Cognitive Science.
And 20 more
Dr. Haikun Huang holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UMass Boston and is a postdoctoral research fellow at George Mason University. His graduation thesis was titled AI-driven Computational Design Tools For Synthesizing Human-centric Design and won the Umass Boston year's graduate program award. With a strong background in AR/VR/MR, computational design, graphics, HCI, and vision, he is passionate about applying artificial intelligence techniques to create innovative 3D content creation tools and virtual experiences.   Dr. Huang has published his research in prestigious conferences such as IEEE VR and ACM CHI, and his work has been recognized with a Best Paper Honorable Mention Award at CHI 2019. He is also an active reviewer for IEEE VR and CHI, contributing to advancing these fields. From 2017 to 2023, he has successfully published 21 papers, which have been cited more than 470 times. In the first half of 2023 alone, it was cited more than 180 times. At the same time, his h-index is 12, and i10-index is 15.   In addition to his academic achievements, he has years of industry experience, particularly in the game development sector. He has also been a columnist for popular game development forums in China, where he shared his expertise and insights with fellow developers.   He has also served as a teaching assistant for various computer science courses, including Computer Games Programming, Computer Vision, Programming in C, and (Computer Architecture and Organization at UMB. These experiences have allowed him to hone his teaching skills and effectively communicate complex concepts to students.   As a co-founder and CTO of Great Victory Legends, he gained valuable experience leading technical teams and developing cutting-edge solutions. He is confident in bringing this expertise into the classroom and providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter.   He also runs his studio as a freelance and sells the tools on Unity Asset Store. The tools he develops are all about practical tools to improve development efficiency. UPython 3 Pro is his masterpiece. It provides real-time communication between Unity and Python. It was used in the research projects he was involved in. AR/VR researchers deeply love it.
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

34 total publications


Proceedings of the Design Society: DESIGN Conference / May 01, 2020

Wendrich, R. E. (2020). CREATIVE THINKING: COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS IMBUED WITH AI. Proceedings of the Design Society: DESIGN Conference, 1, 481–490.

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Vuk Uskokovic

Materials scientist and educator, currently a lecturer in engineering at San Diego State University
Most Relevant Research Interests
Media Technology
Other Research Interests (53)
Science and Art
Physical Chemistry
Materials Science
Philosophy of Science
And 48 more
**Vuk Uskoković, PhD, MSc, MS, BSc, is a Serbian-Slovenian-American scientist, educator and multimedia artist, currently a lecturer in engineering at San Diego State University, a visiting professor at University of Montenegro and the Cofounder and Chief Scientific Officer at TardigradeNano LLC, a zero-profit biotech startup, think tank and educational and social advocacy powerhouse, all under one hat, located in Irvine, California. Dr. Uskoković holds degrees in physical chemistry (BSc & MS), materials science and engineering (MSc), and nanoscience and nanotechnologies (PhD), and has completed postdoctoral trainings in colloid chemistry, fine particle synthesis, biomimetics, tissue engineering and controlled drug delivery. Prior to his current appointments, he was a professor in the schools of engineering, pharmacy and medicine at the University of California in Irvine, Chapman University and University of Illinois in Chicago, respectively, where he ran research labs and taught a variety of subjects, including biomaterials, nanophysics, medical devices, biologics, bio-optics, and other. He was also a principal investigator and a research scientist at University of California in San Francisco, Clarkson University in New York, Jožef Stefan Institute in Slovenia, and the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Dr. Uskoković’s research, which resulted in over 200 authored publications, provided major contributions to the scientific understanding of a number of critical phenomena from physical and biological sciences. Many of Dr. Uskoković’s discoveries have originated from the enthusiasm to address the pressing medical needs of humanity, particularly in the domains of targeted drug delivery, bone tissue engineering, and next-generation antimicrobial and anticancer therapies. Dr. Uskoković is the recipient of the prestigious Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health and a prolific author of research papers, reviews and essays throughout his decades-long scientific career. A true renaissance scientist, Dr. Uskoković has also been a lifelong advocate of the union between natural sciences, arts and humanities. A quintessential contribution to this interdisciplinary venture came through his pioneering work on treating scientific paper as a medium for combined displays of analytical rigor, scientific novelty, humanistic values and artistic expression.**
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

100 total publications

Flipping the flipped: the co-creational classroom

Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning / Jul 31, 2018

Uskoković, V. (2018). Flipping the flipped: the co-creational classroom. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 13(1).

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Example media technology projects

How can companies collaborate more effectively with researchers, experts, and thought leaders to make progress on media technology?

Enhancing Customer Engagement through Personalized Media Experiences

By collaborating with a Media Technology researcher, companies can develop personalized media experiences that resonate with their target audience. This can include personalized recommendations, tailored content, and interactive features that enhance customer engagement and drive conversions.

Optimizing Media Campaigns using Data Analytics

Academic researchers in Media Technology can help companies optimize their media campaigns by leveraging data analytics. They can analyze user behavior, preferences, and demographics to identify the most effective media channels, messaging, and targeting strategies.

Implementing Virtual Reality for Immersive Brand Experiences

Collaborating with a Media Technology expert can enable companies to implement virtual reality technology for immersive brand experiences. This can include virtual product demonstrations, virtual tours, and interactive storytelling, creating memorable and engaging experiences for customers.

Harnessing Artificial Intelligence for Content Creation and Curation

Academic researchers specializing in Media Technology can help companies harness the power of artificial intelligence for content creation and curation. They can develop AI algorithms that automate content generation, optimize content distribution, and personalize content recommendations.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Media Strategies

Working with a Media Technology researcher, companies can measure the effectiveness of their media strategies. Researchers can design and implement experiments, surveys, and data analysis techniques to evaluate the impact of media campaigns, identify areas for improvement, and optimize future strategies.