Professional Service

  • AVANCA/CINEMA, international conference cinema, art, technology, and communication. Role: committee member . Scientific Commission. 01/2015 - present
  • Bennion Center . Faculty fellow. 10/2011 - 10/2013
  • AVANCA | CINEMA, Conferência Internacional Cinema . Role: Review committee member . Scientific Commission. 05/01/2010 - 05/2013

Internal Service

  • Funding Incentive Seed Grant Committee. 08/29/2016 - 05/30/2019. University service.
  • University Studies Committee . 08/2016 - 12/2017. University service.
  • Entertainment Arts and Engineering Emphasis Committee. 01/2016 - 05/2017. Department service.
  • CFA Arts and Health Initiative Committee. 11/2015 - present. College service.
  • Graduate Council . 08/2015 - 08/2018. University service.
  • Presidential Commission on the Status of Women. 08/2015 - 08/2018. University service.
  • CFA Grant Committee . 08/2015 - 08/2017. College service.
  • General Education Curriculum Council. 09/2014 - 05/2017. University service.
  • CFA Academic Appeals Committee. 09/2014 - 05/2016. College service.
  • Academic Senate. Senate , 09/2014 - 05/2016. University service.
  • Marion Stiebel Siciliano Utah Fine Arts Institute Scholarship Review Committee . 09/2014 - 12/2014. College service.
  • CFA Faculty Excellence Award in Research. 09/2014 - 12/2014. College service.
  • Graduate Admission Committee . 11/2013 - 05/2016. Department service.
  • Technology Enhanced Curriculum Committee . 08/2013 - 09/2014. University service.
  • College Ad-hoc committee for Career-line/Adjunct/Visiting Faculty review policy. 08/2013 - 02/2014. College service.
  • Salaries and Benefit Committee. 08/2013 - 12/2013. University service.
  • Curriculum Committee. 05/2013 - 05/2015. Department service.
  • Development Plan committee. 09/2012 - 09/2013. Department service.
  • College strategic plan review: Goal 2. 02/2012 - 04/2012. College service.
  • College creative/scholarly grant review committee . committee memeber , 02/2012 - 02/2012. College service.
  • College council . 09/2011 - 04/2014. College service.
  • Credit and Admission committee. committee member, 09/2010 - 01/2013. University service.

Outreach

  • Animation Class for Project Youth (U of U Community Engagement Day). 04/2013 - present

Honors & Awards

  • College of Fine Arts Faculty Excellence Award in Research. University of Utah, 05/01/2017
  • "Seeing Through the Eyes of Crocodiles" received the honor of Celebrate U, a showcase of extraordinary faculty achievements. University of Utah, 04/05/2017
  • Seeing Through the Eyes of Crocodiles, winner of the audience award of International Short . The Boston LGBT Film Festival, 04/05/2017
  • Best Editing . ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival 2016 Short Film Competition, 06/23/2016
  • Animation-based Depression Evaluation Instrument for people with Intellectual Disabilities, Co-Principal Investigator: Dr. Jia-Wen Guo, receives the honor of Celebrate U, a showcase of extraordinary faculty achievements. University of Utah, 06/2016
  • Creative and Scholarly Awards in the College of Fine Arts. College of Fine Arts, University of Utah , 06/2014
  • Dee Grant Award, collaborated with Dr. Mamiko Suzuki "Japanese popular culture and anime workshop" . Dee Council , 08/2012
  • Research fellowship award for the project "Ghost Interruption . Center for Interdisciplinary Arts and Technology , 02/2008
  • Teaching diversity issues in art curriculum. Ball State University , 01/2007
  • Annual Best Comic Award of Clair de Lune . 10/2002
  • The Buddha won the Silver Award of digital animation category . COMGRAPH, 08/2002
  • Honorable mention of The Buddha. Asia Digital Art Awards, 08/2002
  • Golden Caldron Awards of Clair de Lune . Taiwanese Government Information Office, 02/2002

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