The Institute of Design & Innovation was created by the Office of Academic
Affairs in response to the direction of the president and the board of regents.
IDI shows that we can respond quickly to the new realities of higher education,
and has allowed us to nimbly and effectively reallocate and target our intellectual
resources towards solving problems faced by UNM and other universities.
There is a push nationwide to use data and analytics to better understand the issues that impact student academic success, with the intent of informing improvement efforts in higher education. IDI is at the forefront of this movement and its capabilities and products makes UNM the envy of most colleges.
We regularly publish in a variety of leading journals and conference proceedingsAll Publications
Our work employs complex networks theories to ease the education improvement analysis.
We have many publications that utilize machine learning techniques to solve and analyze hidden information in raw data problems.
We employ cloud computing in most of our applications, we also have a lot of publications in this field that can be found in our publications list.
Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Vice Provost of Enrollment & Analytics
Faculty Emeritus & Engineering Advisor