Intel Special Faculty
Daragh Byrne is Intel Special Faculty for Physical Computing, Responsive Environments and Emerging Media within the IDeATe Network and at School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University, where he explores the design of experiential media system through process-oriented methods. Both at CMU and in his previous role as an Assistant Research Professor at Arizona State University’s School of Arts, Media and Engineering, he manages the NSF Funded XSEAD project. He also leads the recently launched MakeSchools.org effort to catalog Making in higher education.
Byrne defended his PhD at Dublin City University in August 2011, holds a M.Res. degree in Design and Evaluation of Advanced interactive Systems from Lancaster University and a BSc. in Computer Applications from DCU. During his research career, he has published over 40 scientific papers and his doctoral work represents a first of its kind exploration where long-term multimodal lifelog collections were established to explore the creation of personal digital stories. This research interest continues with a current focus on process-oriented design research into experience capture, participatory documentation, and in particular, digital curation.