Assistant Director, Center of Interdisciplinary Science for Art, Architecture, and Archaeology (CISA3); Program Manager, Calit2 Alexandra joined Calit2 in 2004 and before joining CISA3 in 2006 managed research projects primarily in the area of emergency and disaster response technologies. She manages CISA3 from an operational standpoint, including budgeting, resource allocation, outreach, and project planning. She serves as project manager for a recently awarded NSF-IGERT grant, which provides research, education, and training opportunities for graduate students in the field of cultural heritage diagnostics. She has been involved with diagnostic study of the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi in Florence, and since 2007, the search for the Battle of Anghiari. Since 2007, she has participated in several field efforts in Palazzo Vecchio, including multispectral imaging of the east wall, thermography, and 3D laser scanning of the Salone dei Cinquecento.
Prior to working at Calit2, Alex held positions in product development and engineering and project management in industry, working in semiconductor manufacturing and wireless telecommunications communications. She holds a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University, and an MBA in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She is fluent in English and Ukrainian and also speaks Italian, German, and French.
ahubenko [at] ucsd.edu