Senior IT Manager
Sam has been working in the information fields since 1995, first as an archivist and records manager and later transitioning to systems administration and Web application design. He received his MSIS from the UT iSchool in 2004 and is currently a doctoral candidate in the Ph.D. program.
Specializations: Accessibility, Apple/OSX, Database Design and Management, Database Management, Digital Libraries, Information Architecture, Information Security, Systems Administration, Unix/Linux, Usability, Web Applications
Degrees: B.S. History/Social Science, Florida State University; MSIS the University of Texas at Austin School of Information; Doctoral Candidate, the University of Texas at Austin School of Information
Instructional Technology Coordinator
Mr. Stewart began working in the iSchool in 1998, first as a part-time Teaching Assistant in the Information Technology Lab and for various professors at the School of Information. As a student, he co-developed with Dr. Grete Pasch the Web-based version of the popular "Information in Cyberspace" course, possibly the longest continually offered Web-based course at UT. He was instrumental in the expansion of the iSchool curriculum into the digitization realm, and has developed, taught or co-taught courses in this area. His research interests include the use of indexed and searchable rich-media tutorials for education, digitization in all formats, including mobile digitization, and the use of rich media in archival collections to both expand access and research use of these materials.
Specializations: Accessibility, Apple/OSX, Desktop Imaging, Digitization, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Technologies, Multimedia Design and Use, Printing, Software Procurement & Licensing, Streaming Media, Video & Multimedia Production
Degrees: B.A., 1996, Government, and M.L.I.S., 1999, Information Science, both from the University of Texas at Austin.
Systems Administrator II
Philip recently joined the ischool as a masters student and full-time member of the IT staff. After teaching High School math, providing technical Support at Apple, Inc, and free-lanceing in educational publishing, Philip is now focused on systems administration, educational IT systems design and support, and Web applications design and management.
Specializations: Apple/OSX, Systems Administration, Systems Analysis, Unix/Linux, Video & Multimedia Production, Windows
Degrees: B.A. English and Psychology, 2009 from the University of Texas at Austin
Keisha Laneé Brown
Keisha is a web developer and content specialist. She helps author and publish all iSchool Web properties, and manages Info Portal, the iSchool student blog. Keisha also provides end-user support to faculty, staff and students.
Specializations: Apple/OSX, Archives, Digitization, Information Architecture, Information Organization & Description, Metadata, Records Management, Windows
Degrees: Howard University, BA English
Tim is a UX Designer/Strategist. He is responsible for authoring and publishing all iSchool Web properties. He also provides end-user support to faculty, staff and students.
Specializations: Cognitive Psychology of Information Interaction, Cognitive Science, Human-Centered Computing, Human-Computer Interaction, Human-Information Processing, Information Architecture, Intelligent User Interfaces, Metadata, Psychology of information creation and use, Software Design, Software Usability, Technologies, Usability, Web Applications
Degrees: Texas Tech University, BS Psychology | MSIS, UX Design (UT Austin, 2018)
Zhen is a Web applications designer and programmer. He builds and maintains Web applications for all iSchool Web properties and serves as our lead Drupal developer. Zhen also provides end-user IT support to iSchool faculty, staff, and students.
Specializations: Apple/OSX, Database Design and Management, Database Management, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Architecture, Software Design, Unix/Linux, Usability, Web Applications, Windows
Degrees: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Bachelor of Computer Engineering
Specializations: Business Information Services/Competitive Intelligence, Data Mining, Human Information Behavior, Human-Computer Interaction, Human-Information Processing, Information Architecture, Information Marketing, Information Organization & Description, Information Systems and Networks, Usability
Degrees: Barkatullah University, BS Computer Science | MBA – General Management
Yang is a UX designer, web designer and a visual designer. She helps to author and publish all iSchool Web properties, Social Media, and other electronic communications. Yang also provides end-user support to iSchool faculty, staff and students.
Specializations: Human-Computer Interaction, Information Architecture, Multimedia Design and Use, Software Design, Usability, Web Applications
Degrees: Tongji University, MA Visual and Digital Media Design
Allen is a web developer and a programmer. He builds and maintains web applications for all iSchool web properties and serves as our lead Drupal developer. Allen also provides end-user IT support to iSchool faculty, staff, and students.
Specializations: Database Design and Management, Records Management, Software Design, Web Applications
Degrees: University of Mumbai, BE Electronics & Telecommunication