User:Diane Michel

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I am a new member of OpenWetWare!

Contact Info

Diane Michel
  • My blog containing my papers and research on online learning and collective intelligence is located at Diane-Michel's blog.My own Website featuring design projects and current research interests is located at Diane-Michel.
  • I learned about OpenWetWare from MIT, and I've joined because I am a designer and developer specializing in creating collaborative medical research environments.


  • 2007, M.S., Computing Technology in Education: Nova Southeastern University
  • 1998, Web Design and development: San Francisco State University
  • 1989, B.F.A., Computer Graphic Design: Millikin University

Research interests

  1. Developing platforms that facilitate collaboration and collective intelligence. Enabling medical researchers to develop breakthroughs within critical health domains in a more efficient manner.
  2. Harnessing the power of the Semantic Web to further global medical research.
  3. Development of online learning environments which provide for greater collaboration through sense of community.
  4. Bio-tech research: cataloging and managing research data in more efficient, transparent manner.
  5. Virtual Reality for medical students learning gross human anatomy via the Visible Human Project.


  • IEEE
  • ACM
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
  • Usability Professionals Association
  • International Society for Technology in Education
  • Second Life Educators Group
  • E-Learning Guild
  • Ann Meyer's Medical Center: Second Life

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