A UCF graduate, Carole McDaniel (‘03, ‘04, MA ’08) is a Knight at heart. Her career at SMST spans over 20 years and has allowed her to be a part of numerous large and small projects that have had an impact on their research efforts and end users. She began her career as a graphic designer and quickly moved into project management, and user interface/experience design. She manages the development of large-scale web and VR applications across multiple labs, where her focus is always on maintaining a positive work environment and creating tools that are intuitive.
Ms. McDaniel is the Assistant Director of E2i Creative Studio, the current Project Manager of the Department of Information Systems Technology, and also works closely with UCF RESTORES managing a number of their technical projects. In her spare time she loves to dote on her children, read, grow her plant collection, crochet, paint, and work on DIY projects.