Sean D. Williams,PhD, Professor of Professional Communication at Clemson University, has published or presented nearly 100 papers on information architecture, industry/academy relationships, visual communication, and virtual collaboration, and ost recently 3-D virtual worlds. His most recent project, Technical Writing for Teams: The STREAM Tools Handbook, (co-authored with Alex Mamishev) will be published by Wiley (IEEE imprint) in spring 2010.
Sean has received significant funding for his work, totaling nearly $2M, most recently serving as the PI on an NSF award of $1.4M to study 3-D virtual worlds. This award is managed by the Carolinas Virtual Worlds Consortium, a multi-university research group co-founded by Sean in 2007 that interacts with both private companies and K-12 school districts.
In addition to his research, Sean has consulted extensively in industry, helping companies develop and implement communication training programs, training materials, and collaboration systems.