Dr. Patrick Kinnicutt is a professor of science informatics
and chairperson in the Department of Computer Science at CMU. Dr. Kinnicutt
works with the multidisciplinary team of researchers in the Center for Merchandising
and Design Technology (CMDT), collaborating on projects and assisting with
technological issues, data analysis, computer modeling, grant writing and
literature reviewing. Dr. Kinnicutt has been involved in several
multidisciplinary projects with a research focus on data acquisition, data
analysis, computer modeling, signal processing and data mining.
Current research projects include the use of Open BCI EEG
headgear to control a virtual hand using brain-to-computer interface, and the
development of a searchable music metadata archive in collaboration with WCMU.
Dr. Kinnicutt currently serves as the Chairperson of Computer Science at CMU,
where he is working with faculty members to strengthen the computer science and
information technology programs through course development and curriculum
updates. Dr. Kinnicutt enjoys educating students and collaborating with
research and industry studies to solve real world problems.