Nick Baker

Managing Liaison, Research & Instructional Support

I support teaching with technology and library resources for ArchitectureStudio ArtComputer ScienceFilm Studies, and the Nexus Program. In this role, I directly support the Makerspace in the Art Building and supervise student technology consultants there. I also teach courses through the Professional & Graduate Education Program, including Interactive Design (X.CMPTC 209) and Introduction to Robotics (X.CMPTC 162). I have worked in academic libraries and liberal arts colleges since 2005, helping them adapt to a changing world through innovative projects and experimental spaces.

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Students, I can help you with:

  • Laser cutting and large format printing
  • OpenCV for face and object detection
  • Film Editing with Adobe Premiere CC and iMovie
  • Graphic Design with the Adobe Suite
  • 3D Modelling
  • Robotics Projects with Arduino
  • Research with Refworks and Library Databases

Faculty, ask me about:

  • Using technology to support your teaching goals
  • Purchasing course materials for the library collection
  • Instruction sessions to help your students use technology and library resources
  • Developing technology proposals for lab and studio spaces