Meet the Team

Kate Beverage
Associate CIO, Academic Technologies, Information Technology Management

Phone: +1 (508) 8316012

Kate's primary responsibility is to lead the ATC’s outreach efforts to the WPI community with regards to the use of instructional technologies in teaching and learning. Kate also collaborates with academic departments concerning the policies, planning, and management of e-learning and blended initiatives on campus.

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Isaac Bates
AV Systems Engineer I, Information Technology Management

Phone: +1 (508) 8315205

Isaac is a member of the AV Systems Engineering team and assists with the installation, preventative maintenance, documentation of instructions, inventory and user support of campus AV equipment and infrastructure in classrooms, project collaboration suites, administrative locations and campus event spaces. 

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Alexander DeMello
Supervisor, AV Events, Information Technology Management

Phone: +1 (508) 8315434

Alex assists with AV equipment reservations for academic use by students, faculty, and staff. He also provides oversight of ATC equipment inventory and assists with setting up and operating AV equipment at various locations on campus to support university initiatives.

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Timothy Gruntman
AV Systems Engineer III, Information Technology Management

Phone: +1 (508) 8316049

Tim is a member of the AV Systems Engineering team and assists with the design, purchasing, installation, maintenance and user support of campus AV equipment and infrastructure in classrooms, project collaboration suites, administrative locations and campus event spaces.

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Mike Hamilton
Instructional Technologist II, Information Technology Management

Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6422

Pronouns: He/Him/HisMike supports faculty and student use of several instructional technologies including engagement, polling and survey tools, and infographics. Mike also develops a number of resources to address teaching and learning challenges and assists with the development and delivery of workshops with instructional technology-related themes.

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Nicholas Hart
AV Systems Engineer II, Information Technology Management

Phone: +1 (508) 8315280

Nick is a member of the AV Systems Engineering team and assists with the design, purchasing, installation, maintenance and user support of campus AV equipment and infrastructure in classrooms, project collaboration suites, administrative locations and campus event spaces.

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James Monaco
Instructional Media Coordinator III, Information Technology Management

Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6152

Jim supports faculty, staff, and students on the use of instructional technologies including visual presentations, graphics, multimedia content, online course materials, and animations. He also works with faculty to identify appropriate hardware and software to meet their needs.

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Dave Taranto
Assistant Director, AV Systems & Services, Information Technology Management

Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6148

Dave manages service and support for the university's campus-wide AV infrastructure, end-user AV systems and other related technology applications in support of classroom activities and campus events. He also works closely with faculty and other appropriate IT staff to provide the best solutions for the daily services that the ATC delivers.

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Lindsey Van Gieson
Dir, Tech for Teach & Learn, Information Technology Management

Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6723

Lindsey leads the ATC outreach and support efforts for Canvas, WPI's Learning Management System. She works with faculty and students in their use of the LMS to address teaching and learning challenges. Lindsey also develops a number of instructional technology resources for faculty and assists with the development and delivery of workshops on instructional technology projects.

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