who we are

ArtsEngine is an interdisciplinary initiative of the five North Campus schools and colleges: A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning; Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, School of Music, Theatre & Dance; College of Engineering; and School of Information. ArtsEngine’s mission is to inspire, foster, and strengthen intellectual collisions and durable collaborative practices driven by the arts, design, engineering, and technology to fully maximize the potential of students and faculty on North Campus.

Vadim Besprozvany

Information

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Sophia Brueckner

Art & Design

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Andrew DeOrio

Computer Science

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Adam Fure

Architecture

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Aileen
Huang-Saad

Biomedical Engineering,
Engineering Education

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Linda Kendall Knox

Duderstadt Center
Digital Media Commons

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Kimberley Kinder

Urban and Regional Planning

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Jonathan Kuuskoski

 Entrepreneurship & Leadership; EXCEL Lab, SMTD

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Stephen Rush

Performing Arts Technology, SMTD

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Hannah Smotrich

Art & Design

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Matthew Thompson

Collaborative Piano, SMTD

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2020-2021 Student Liaisons

  • Fee Christoph, Interarts
  • Erin Schimmel, Engineering

2019-2020 Student Liaisons

  • Fee Christoph, Interarts
  • Logan Hughes, SMTD
  • Brianna Kucharski, Architecture
  • Erin Schimmel, Engineering
  • Mikayla Wallace, LSA

2018-2019 Student Liaisons

  • Bre Boersma, Art & Design
  • Fee Christoph, Interarts
  • Mitchell Lawrence, Architecture
  • Catherine Philpott, Engineering

2017-2018 Student Liaisons

  • Fee Christoph, Interarts
  • Mitchell Lawrence, Architecture

Tom Bray

Converging Technologies Consultant,
Digital Media Commons

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Fee Christoph

Student, BFA Interarts – Penny Stamps School of Art & Design; BSE – Computer Science, College of Engineering; Living ArtsEngine Alumni

Chris Gordon

Director, Wilson Student Team Project Center

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Chrisstina Hamilton

Director, Penny Stamps Speaker Series;
Roman Witt Visiting Artist Programs
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Jonathan Kuuskoski

Entrepreneurship & Leadership; Director, EXCEL Lab, SMTD

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Joe Levickas

Program Director,
Arts at Michigan

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John Luther

Career Development Coordinator,
Art & Design

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Deb Mexicotte

Managing Director, ArtsEngine

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Charlie Michaels

Assistant Director of Student & Faculty Engagement, Center for Socially Engaged Design

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Erin Schimmel

Student, College of Engineering; Peer Mentor Facilitator, Living ArtsEngine

Sarah Scott

Academic Advisor, Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning

Amy Tackitt

Student Program Manager, ArtsEngine

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Jamie Lausch Vander Broek

Librarian, Art & Design

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Greg Wakefield

Faculty Director, ArtsEngine; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Performing Arts Technology

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McLain Clutter

Chair of Architecture

A. Alfred Taubman
College of Architecture + Urban Planning

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Kate Fitzpatrick

Acting Associate Dean for
Academic and Student Affairs

School of Music,
Theatre & Dance

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Joanna Millunchick

Associate Dean for
Undergraduate Education

College of Engineering

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Anya Sirota

Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives

A. Alfred Taubman
College of Architecture + Urban Planning

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Brad Smith

Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Penny W. Stamps
School of Art & Design

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Elizabeth Yakel

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

School of Information

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Thomas Finholt

Dean

School of Information

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Alec D. Gallimore

Dean

College of Engineering

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David Gier

Dean

School of Music,
Theatre & Dance

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Jonathan Massey

Dean

A. Alfred Taubman College of
Architecture + Urban Planning

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Gunalan Nadarajan

Dean

Penny W. Stamps
School of Art & Design

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