Monica Mendes, an alumna of the Digital Media doctoral program, and Nuno Correia, the program’s academic director in Lisbon, are attending the Moody College of Communication New Agendas Conference on February 26-28. The annual conference, which features the research of emerging scholars and focuses this year on immersive media, was organized by Sharon Strover. Mendes, who is now a professor at the University of Lisbon, will present some of her dissertation research in a talk titled “Creating Immersive Experiences of Nature Using Networked Surveillance.” Correia will serve as a conference discussant. The two will also meet with Digital Media doctoral students who are visiting researchers and enrolled students at UT.

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