Three RTC PhD students have received RTC Travel Grants to support their presentations at national academic conferences.
- Jessica Lauer presented her paper, “A Hard Nut to Crack: Material Consciousness and the Nutcracker” at the Society for the History of Technology conference in Dearborn, Michigan in November 2014.
- Keshab Acharya will present his paper, “Usability and Value-proposition Design: Exploring the Nexus between Usability, Technology, and Aging” at the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) Conference in Tampa, Florida in March 2015.
- Silke Feltz will present her paper, “Out of the Armchair and into the Streets: StreetKnits” at the Southern States Communication Association conference in Tampa, Florida in April 2015.
The students also received support from the Michigan Tech Graduate Student Government travel grant program.