Doctor of Philosophy in Art and Media (2017)
Simon Fraser University
Master of Arts in Interactive Arts and Technology (2012)
Bachelor of Science in Computing Science with extended minor in Contemporary Dance (2008)
Bodyshaping the Mind (2014-2017) (Plymouth University): PhD research project resulting in the development of Haplós, a novel wearable system that applies programmable, vibrotactile patterns to the skin for facilitating increased body awareness. www.cognovo.eu/project-8
Biomodd (2007-2009) (UP Open University): Principal investigator. Art/science collaboration exploring how biological, technological, and social systems can be integrated into a symbiotic hybrid ecosystem. www.biomodd.net
Meaning from Motion (2010-2012) (Simon Fraser University). Research Assistant. Interdisciplinary art/science research collaboration exploring how motion can express meaningful and semantically rich information.
Social Networks & Computer Mediated Interactive Communication Technologies (2008) (Ateneo de Manila University). Research Associate. Investigated web 2.0 and mobile phones on culture, identity and everyday life in the Philippines.
Exploring Hybrid Board/Video Games (2001) (Simon Fraser University). Research Assistant. Examined how tangible interfaces can aid face-to-face interaction in computer game environments.
Authorship of Scholarly/Creative Work for Public Consumption
Maranan, D.S. (2015). Speculative somatics. Technoetic Arts, 13(3), 291-300. http://doi.org/10.1386/tear.13.3.291_1
Conference Proceedings and Paper Presentations