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Sneha Pai

Interaction Design MFA Candidate

New York, NY, USA
Education
New York, NY, USA
Aug 2013Present
School of Visual Arts (SVA)
MFA Interaction Design
Expected graduation: May 2015
Baltimore, MD, USA
Aug 2003May 2007
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Experimental Animation
Magna Cum Laude
Work Experience
New York, NY, USA
Jun 2014Aug 2014
American Express
User Experience Design Summer Associate
Envisioned the future of financial information and the credit card experience within the Digital Consumer Experiences (DCE) Interactive team
Baltimore, MD, USA
Aug 2012May 2013
Maryland Institute College of Art
Part-time Animation Faculty
Taught two studio-based introductory 2D and 3D animation courses to a class of 17 undergraduate students.
Washington, DC, USA
Mar 2008Aug 2013
Medstar Health's Simulation Training Education Lab (SiTEL)
Senior Artist
Designed and developed 3D models, environments, character animations, and user interfaces for medical simulators and scenario-based trainers. Implemented all artwork into a variety of game engines including XBOX, Microsoft Kinect and Unity3D.

Titles include:

Trauma Clinical Scenario Simulation
Bronchoscopy Simulator (XBOX)
Zoll Defibrillator Medical Device Trainer
Plum Infusion IV Pump Device Trainer
Code Orange Hospital Disaster Management Training
Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring (OB-GYN Simulator)
Skills
HTML, CSS, Javascript, User Research, Prototyping, Data Visualization, Adobe Creative Suite, Arduino, Processing, Autodesk 3dsMax, Autodesk Maya, Zbrush, Unity 3D, Traditional Animation
Patents
1) Baheti A, Hafey R, Gomez J, and Pai S, "System and method for virtual surgical training", February 2010 (Provisional Patent Application Number 61/337,180)
Publications
1) Baheti A, Hafey R, Pai S, Gomez J, Millo Y. and Desai. J. P, "Real-Time Fiber-Optic Simulator with Force Feedback", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Volume 17, Issue 1, Feb 2012 pages 98-106.

2) Baheti A, Desai J P, Pai S, Gomez J, Hafey R, Paiz R, Leonard P, Battista A and Millo Y, “Fiber-optic Intubation Simulator with Haptic Feedback” presented at the SSIH meeting Phoenix, AZ Jan 2010