CV

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Education

Special Individualized PhD IP (2017)

  • Concordia University, Montreal
  • Currently completing with 4.05 GPA

Masters of Applied Media Arts (2010)

  • Emily Carr University, Vancouver
  • Valedictorian

Honors BA Multimedia & Fine Art (2004)

  • McMaster University, Hamilton
  • Summa Cum Laude


Professional Experience

Principal Consultant
@ Trigger Shark Business & Technology Consulting Ltd.
2008-Present: Vancouver

Business, technology and education strategy and development consulting for over 50 organizations ranging from small private enterprises to fortune 500 companies and the Canadian government.  I provide strategic planning, business and technology development, training and learning programing and sales-marketing solutions for start-up, struggling and growing companies.

University Instructor
@ Concordia University (Design & Computational Arts Department)
2011 – 2014: Montreal

Design and delivery of course-ware, lectures and assignments, coordination of course work, critiquing and advising students. I taught; Creative Electronic Studios, Tangible Media and Physical Computing, Networks and Navigation and I guest lectured for Masters level seminars.

  • Creative Electronics Studio (CART421)
  • Tangible Media Physical Computing (CART360)
  • Networks & Navigation (CART351)
  • Guest lecturer for Masters of Fine Arts seminar

Chief Design & Technology Officer
@ White Mist Electronics Inc.
2011-2012: Montreal

Ideation lead, manufacturing strategy, brand identity and product design, control technologies and success management. I also invented major components of the electronic hookah and became a patent-pending partner.

Inventor and Co-founder
@ Mondomatrix Creative Electronics
2010 – 2012: Toronto & Vancouver

Invented and designed an open source micro-controller expanding the Arduino platform for teaching artists and industrial design electronics. Responsible for product design, manufacturing and assembly line, logistics, operations and marketing of creative electronics products.

University Instructor
@ Emily Carr University of Art + Design
2010 + 2011: Vancouver

Design and delivery of course ware, lectures and assignments, coordination of course work, critiquing and advising students.

  • Creative Electronics for Beginners (CEID222)
  • Interactivity: Media Practices (DIVA303)
  • WordPress Programing (CEDA250)
  • Guest lecturer for Advanced Digital + Interactive Art

Multimedia Architect
@ M-Media Multimedia Ltd.
2003 – 2008: Toronto

Over 40 projects completed with a focus on educational tools, including the McMaster University Virtual Tour, e-Learning for DLC, e-commerce, Government of Canada (Institute of Infection and Immunity) website, and digital media consultation.

  • Management of development teams
  • Software, e-learning and mass digital communications design and development
  • Development of strategic website initiatives (database, RIA and ‘smart-sites’)
  • User testing, invigilation and information efficiency reporting
  • Search engine optimization development and execution

Teaching Assistant
@ McMaster University
2001 – 2004: Hamilton
Lead Developer
@ Websites Designs Inc.
Summer 2002: Ottawa
Webmaster & Programmer
@ IQEQ Technologies Inc.
Summer 2001: Ottawa

Other Achievements

  • 2015 – Hexagram Institute Research Grant
  • 2015 – Concordia University Travel Grant
  • 2014 – INDI Research Expo First Prize; Ph.D.
  • 2012 – Concordia University Graduate Fellowship
  • 2010 – Emily Carr President’s Research Fund
  • 2009 – SSHRC: Canada Graduate Master’s Scholarship
  • 2003 – Altana Pharma Commissioned Competition
  • 2003 – Post-it Note-able Art Competition
  • 2003 – The McMaster Prize for Special Achievement
  • 2003 – McMaster University Senate Scholarship
  • 2001-2003 – McMaster University Dean’s Honor Award
  • 2000 – McMaster University Entrance Scholarship

  • M Rauscher, “Haptic transference: A new haptic feedback robotic control interface,” in Electronics, Communications and Networks IV, 0 vols., CRC Press, 2015, pp. 1595–1597.
  • Morgan Rauscher, ‘Zeugen’, Journal of Integrated Studies, 4 (2013) <http://jis.athabascau.ca/index.php/jis/article/view/151> [accessed 16 July 2013].
  • M. Rauscher, “The Essence of Interactive Expression,” Samizdatpress Hamilt. Arts Lett., vol. 1, no. 7, p. 13, Spring/Summer 2014.

  • 2016 – Conference on Sustainable Veterinary Practice, Montreal, Canada
  • 2015 – The 6th Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts, Athens, Greece
  • 2014 – The 4th International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Networks CECNet, China
  • 2011 – The Fifth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI) “Art Explorations”, Funchal, Portugal
  • 2010 – Technarte. International Conference on Art & Technology, Bilbao Spain (2010)

Electronic Hardware

  • Arduino
  • Displayduino
  • Micro-controller design
  • Firmware design
  • Computer repair
  • Computer upgrading
  • Computer trouble-shooting
  • Electronics fabrication
  • Electronics reverse engineering
  • Robotics design
  • Robotics development
  • Remote security systems
  • Cybernetics & controls

Computer Languages:

  • C / C++
  • Arduino
  • Processing
  • Java Script
  • CSS
  • PHP
  • ASP.Net
  • Visual Basic
  • Visual Basic.Net
  • HTML+5
  • SHTML
  • XML
  • Flash Action Script
  • SQL (database)
  • Access (database)

Software

  • Microsoft Project
  • Pipedrive, Trello, etc.
  • CRM and Cloud-Wares
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Office
  • 3D Studio Max
  • Adobe Flex
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Fireworks
  • Adobe Dream Weaver
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Image Ready
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Sound Forge
  • Corel VideoStudio Pro
  • Several Project Management and Accounting Software and Cloud-wares

  • 2015 – Present – The Center for Sensory Studies
  • 2011 – Present – Concordia University Hexagram Institute