Author: Pete Ludovice
Pete Ludovice is an Associate Professor in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia U.S.A. His primary research area is in the field of polymer physics where he uses molecular simulation to investigate structure property relationships in synthetic and biological macromolecules.
His educational research efforts focus on improving engineering education and innovation through collaborative learning and humor. As one of the few working stand-up comedians who is also an academic he makes wide spread use of humor in the classroom to engage engineers in the learning process. Pete is the producer and co-host of \"Inside the Black Box\" a weekly program on science and technology on WREK-Atlanta whose motto is \"Science, only funnier\".
Rappin, Noel, Guzdial, Mark, Realff, Matthew, Ludovice, Pete (1997): Balancing Usability and Learning in an Interface. In: Pemberton, Steven (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 97 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference March 22-27, 1997, Atlanta, Georgia. pp. 479-486. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/258549/p471-grisedale/p471-grisedale.pdf