2016 Roundtable at Georgia Institute of Technology

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Roundtables are by invitation.)

A. People


  • Wendy C. Newstetter, Director, Educational Research and Innovation, College of Engineering - Georgia Institute of Technology 
  • Howard S. Wertheimer, Director, Capital Planning and Space Management - Georgia Institute of Technology


  • Robert Beichner, Professor of Physics and Director of the NCSU STEM Education Initiative - North Carolina State University
  • Dolores Bradley Brennan, Professor of Psychology and Special Assistant to the Provost, Director of Undergraduate Research, Director, NIGMS(TWD)-RISE Program - Spelman College
  • Ameet D. Doshi, Director, Service Experience and Program Design, Subject Librarian for Public Policy - Georgia Institute of Technology Library
  • Steve Duke, Associate Dean, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering - Auburn University
  • Edward D. Gomes, Jr, Senior Associate Dean - Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Office of Technology Services - Duke University
  • Jeanne L. Narum, Principal - Learning Spaces Collaboratory (* Facilitator)
  • Edward E. Schwartz, Assistant Director, Classroom Support and Learning Spaces, Center for Teaching and Learning - University of Georgia
  • Jorge Vanegas, Dean, College of Architecture - Texas A&M University


  • BCWH Architects - Da Vinci Center for Innovation, Virginia Commonwealth University
    Charles Piper, Principal
  • Flad Architects - Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS), University of Alberta
    Chuck Mummert, Director of North Carolina Office
  • HOK - New Core Sciences Facility, Memorial University of Newfoundland 
    Randy Kray, Director of Lab Programming + Planning
  • Hord Coplan Macht - Learning Space Design for the Future Ethnically Diverse Undergraduate Classroom, Morgan State University
    Jim Determan, Principal
  • Lord Aeck Sargent - Gross Hall for Interdisciplinary Innovation, Duke University
    John Starr, Principal and Director of the Arts & Culture and Education Practice Areas
  • Perkins+Will - Watt Family Innovation Center, Clemson University
    ​Gary McNay, Practice Leader, Principal
  • Skidmore Owings and Merrill LLP - John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York 
    Meredith Bostwick-Lorenzo Eiroa, Associate Director
  • SmithGroupJJR - Engineering Student Achievement Center, Auburn University 
    Bryan Cannon, Studio Leader
  • Vantage Technology Consulting Group - Digital Classroom Building, Washington State University
    Parke Rhoads, Principal


B. Follow-up Reports


C. Resources