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Dr David McConville

Director of Research

Dr. David McConville is a media artist and researcher integrating storytelling and data visualizations to communicate scientific understanding. He currently serves as chairman of the Buckminster Fuller Institute (bfi.org), a non-profit organization facilitating convergences across design, art, science, and technology to identify and cultivate whole systems strategies for addressing complex global challenges.

David co-founded the Elumenati (elumenati.com), a design and engineering firm that creates custom displays installations for clients from art festivals to space agencies. He also served as creative director of the Worldviews Network (worldviews.net), a NOAA-funded collaboration of artists, scientists, and educators using immersive visualization environments to facilitate transdisciplinary dialogues in science centers across the United States. He has a PhD in Art and Media from the Planetary Collegium at the University of Plymouth.