Curriculum Vitae

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Curriculum Vitae 2017-01-28T19:37:09+00:00
Brandon Muramatsu

mura -at- mura -dot- org

Education

University of California, Berkeley
Master of Science, 1995
University of California, Berkeley, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Emphasis: Design
Thesis: The Design, Development, and Assessment of the Vibrating Beam Experiment Multimedia Instructional Courseware
Research Advisor: Pamela A. Eibeck

Management of Technology Certificate, 1995
University of California, Berkeley, College of Engineering and Haas School of Business

Bachelor of Science, 1993
University of California, Berkeley, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Professional History

7+ Years
at MIT
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2009-present)

Associate Director, Strategic Education Initiatives, Office of Digital Learning (2015-Present)

Assistant Director, Strategic Education Initiatives, Office of Digital Learning (2014-2015)

Sr. Educational Technology Consultant, Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (2011-2014)

Sr. IT Consultant, Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (2009-2011)

4 Years
at Utah State University
Utah State University (2004-2008)

Associate Director, Center for Open and Sustainable Learning (2005-2008)

Project Director, Open Sustainable Learning Opportunities (OSLO) Group, Department of Instructional Technology (2004-2005)

9.5 Years
at University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley (1995-2004)

Project Director, smete.org (1998-2004)

Project Director, NEEDS (1998-2004)

Consultant, UC Teaching, Learning, and technology Center, University of California Office of the President (2001-2004)

Project Manager, NEEDS (1995-1998)

Director, Berkeley Instructional Technology Studio (1995-2004)

Instructor, Department of Mechanical Engineering (1994-1999)

2 Years
at California State University Office of the Chancellor
California State University Office of the Chancellor (2002-2004)

Director of Alliances, MERLOT (2002-2004)

Consulting

Grants

1332171
Total Funding as Principal Investigator
19049157
Additional Funding as Sr. Personnel & Lead Author
4924991
Additional Funding as Co-PI or Co-Lead Author
25306319
Total Funding Recieved for all Roles
TBDNASA Active and Blended Learning. Prime: Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). TBD (Est. Pending Sub-Contract). National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
2016Open Learning Scholars. Prime: MIT. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $4,660,000 (of $9,000,000 total funding). Foundation.
2015Connected Credentials Whitepaper. Prime: American Council on Education. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $2,000 (Sub-Contract). American Council on Education.
2015COMET: Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training. Prime: Education Development Center. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $1,416,432 (Original Sub-Contract). $314,877 (Revised Sub-Contract). USAID.
2015Connected Learning Initiative. Prime: MIT. Senior Personnel (and Co-Lead Author). $980,000. MIT Provost’s Office.
2015Connected Learning Initiative. Prime: Tata Institute for Social Sciences. Senior Personnel (and Co-Lead Author). $4,181,947 (Sub-Contract). Jamsetji Tata Trust.
2015AIM Academy. Prime: Research Foundation for The State University of New York. Senior Personnel (and Co-Lead Author). $3,750,000 (Sub-contract, approximate MIT/online course portion only). Air Force Research Laboratory.
2015Innovative, Technology Enabled Learning Modules in Advanced Manufacturing: A Collaboration between MIT and the Transformation Agenda Consortium-Phase 3. Prime: Quinsigamond Community College. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $235,344 (Sub-Contract). U.S. Department of Labor.
2014GPSTEM. Prime: Massasoit Community College. Senior Personnel (and Co-Lead Author). Prime: Massasoit Community College. $5,000,000 project funding ($2,500,000 Original Sub-Contract Amount).
2014Learning Sciences and Online Learning: Interaction and Influence for Quality Practice and Research. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $300,000. NSF DUE-1439272.
2014Innovative, Technology Enabled Learning Modules in Advanced Manufacturing: A Collaboration between MIT and the Transformation Agenda Consortium-Phase 2. Prime: Quinsigamond Community College. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $275,000 (Sub-Contract). U.S. Department of Labor.
2013Innovative, Technology Enabled Learning Modules in Advanced Manufacturing: A Collaboration between MIT and the Transformation Agenda Consortium. Prime: Quinsigamond Community College. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $77,500 (Sub-Contract). US Department of Labor.
2013Piloting Contemporary Approaches to Online Teacher Education in Pakistan. Prime: Education Development Center. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $700,000 (Sub-Contract). USAID.
2013MIT Collaboration with EDC to Develop an Online Teacher Education Program in Pakistan. Prime: Education Development Center. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $48,349 (Sub-Contract). USAID.
2013Proposal to Extend the 2.002 Modularity Experiment for Spring 2013. Prime: MIT. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $32,000. MIT Mechanical Engineering Department and Office of Digital Learning.
2011Quality of Online Learning Summit at MIT. Prime: MIT. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $88,850. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
2011Open Learning: Bridge to Success (B2S). Prime: Open University. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $45,000 (Sub-Contract). Educause NextGen Learning Challenges/Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
2011CaPRéT—Cut and Paste Reuse Tracking. Prime: MIT. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $16,000. JISC.
2009Towards Improving Dissemination and Building Community for Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Innovations using the NSDL. Prime: Virginia Tech. Consultant (and Lead Author). $82,052. NSF DUE-0938513.
2007Where Have We Come From and Where are We Going? Learning the Lessons and Disseminating Exemplary Practices from the Projects of the NSDL. Prime: Utah State University. Principal Investigator (and Lead Author). $89,946. NSF DUE-0737821.
2007Utah OpenCourseWare Alliance. Prime: Utah State University. Principal Investigator. $200,000. Utah Legislative Appropriation.
2006Tool Stewardship for the Field of Open Educational Resources. Prime: Utah State University. Co-Principal Investigator. $1,800,000. William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
2006A Set of Tools for Finding, Reusing, and Iteratively Improving Open Content. Prime Utah State University. Co-Principal Investigator. $410,000. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
2006Catalyzing the Development and Innovative Use of Open Educational Resources. Prime: Utah State University. Co-Principal Investigator. $370,000. William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
2005Stimulating the Development and Effective Use of Open Educational Resources. Prime: Utah State University. Co-Principal Investigator. $1,500,000. William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
2005Services to Link OpenCourseWare Repositories and the NSDL. Prime: Utah State University. Principal Investigator (and Lead Author). $690,000. NSF DUE-0532895.
2004Collaborative Proposal: Personal Collections: Enhancing the Utility of the NSDL. Prime: Eduworks, Inc. Co-Principal Investigator. $415,080. NSF DUE-0435084.
2003Fostering Reuse and Interoperability for the NSDL. Prime: Eduworks, Inc. Co-Principal Investigator (also formerly Co-Principal Investigator via California State University Office of the Chancellor of $30,000 Sub-Contract). $429,911. NSF DUE-0333590.
2003CAUSEweb: A Digital Library of Undergraduate Statistics Education. Prime: Ohio State University. Formerly Co-Principal Investigator on Sub-Contract to California State University Office of the Chancellor. $100,000 (Sub-Contract). NSF DUE-0333672.
2002The NSDL Collaboration Finder: Connecting Projects for Effective and Efficient NSDL Development. Prime: California State University Office of the Chancellor. Principal Investigator (and Lead Author). $352,224. NSF DUE-0226277.
2002Scaling the Peer Review Process for National STEM Education Digital Library Collections. Prime: California State University Office of the Chancellor. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author) on Sub-Contract to UC Berkeley. $52,000 (Sub-Contract). NSF DUE-0226269.
2001Collaborative Project: Enhancing Interoperability of NSDL Collections and Services. Prime: University of California, Berkeley. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $1,000,000. NSF DUE-0127580.
2001Developing a Vision Support Planning Tool From Vision to Reality: NSDL PI Meeting. Supplement to Online Tutorial for Peer Reviewers: Scaling the Peer review of Digital Libraries. Prime: California State University Office of the Chancellor. Senior Personnel. $76,499 (Sub-Contract). NSF DUE-0085913.
2000Developing a Core Integration System for a National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library at WWW.SMETE.ORG. Prime: University of California, Berkeley. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $846,616. NSF DUE-0085878.
1999Developing a Prototype National Digital Library for Science, Mathematics Engineering and Technology Education. Prime: University of California, Berkeley. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $400,000. NSF IIS-9980116.
1998NSF Action Agenda: Expanding the National Engineering Education Delivery System as the Foundation for an On-Line Engineering Education Community. Prime: University of California, Berkeley. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $800,000. NSF EEC-9872570.
1998Using the National Engineering Education Delivery System as the Foundation for Building a Test-Bed Digital Library for Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology Education. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $200,000. NSF IIS-9847106.
1997Expanding the National Engineering Education Delivery System and Quality Review of Courseware Beyond the Synthesis Coalition. Supplement to Institutionalization, Evaluation, and Dissemination of Educational Innovations Developed through the Synthesis Coalition. Senior Personnel (and Lead Author). $100,000 supplement to NSF EEC-9625456.

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Honors and Awards

2004, 2002 & 2001Region IX, Webmaster Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
1999Old Guard Young Engineer of the Year, Runner-Up, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
1999Region IX, Young Engineer of the Year, American Society of Mechanical Engineers,
1998Distinguished Service Award, University of California, Berkeley
1993Charles Mills Gayley Fellowship, Order of the Golden Bear, University of California, Berkeley
1993 & 1992Farbar Award, San Francisco Section, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
1992Fellow in the Order of the Golden Bear