Dr Karen Brown
Director, Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute, School of Art History
Karen heads up the EU-LAC-MUSEUMS project. She is a member of the Board of the European Regional Alliance of ICOM, Lecturer in Museum & Gallery Studies, and Director of the St Andrews Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute. Karen provides strategic direction and vision to the Virtual Museum design and workshop delivery. Karen brings her world class expertise in curation and interpretation to the new challenges that the digital domain offers.
Dr Alan Miller
Lecturer Computer Science
Alan has extensive experience in applying immersive technologies to create Smart Tourism and Heritage applications. He has worked with museums and galleries in developing award winning digital visitor facing exhibits including an installation of the St Kilda digital world heritage site for the Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum. Alan leads in 3D design, delivery of the workshops and overseas digital development of the virtual museum.
Dr Iain Oliver
Research Fellow Computer Science Systems Development
Iain leads our systems engineering work and in developing the Virtual Museum toolkits. His Ph.D was in traffic engineering for virtual environments. Since then he has developed immersive systems for museums and the Virtual Time Binocular framework. Iain has also expertise in laser scanning, structured light and photogrammetry. He has produces high quality 3D models and makes them available through the web and mobile apps.
Catherine Anne Cassidy
MA Museum and Galleries Studies, Digital Curation
Catherine brings her background in Museum and Galleries Studies to the mix. She recently curated the successful SKYWARD exhibition, which won critical acclaim for its innovative use of technology. Catherine brings expertise in curation and digital design. She specialises in the promotion of 360 scenes and digital artefacts through Social Media campaigns.
Live immersive and interactive technologies
Adeola is a Ph.D candidate with the Open Virtual Worlds project at St Andrews, he is working with digital artefacts, 3D Scanning as well as live and immersive technologies. Google cardboard for groups, live drone tours and accessing remote locations from your desktop all feature in Adeola’s research. Adeola is currently on an Internship at the Timespan museum creating and archiving digital artefacts.