May 23, 2019 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
Nicole graduated from Brown in 1983. After a stint working part time in the CS Department on projects including IGD, Nicole became a founding member of IRIS where she worked for 9 years on Intermedia and other projects in the role of interaction designer and project coordinator. In 1991 Nicole moved to Sun Microsystems where she directed several research teams related to speech systems, collaborative computing, and 3D virtual worlds. She was awarded 7 US patents, and after leaving Sun, she started her own small software company creating virtual training environments for education and health care. She is now pursuing her second career as a professional photographer and photography instructor.