Duane Shimmel, IMFA

Current Role

Duane Shimmel is an Instructional Designer with the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning.


IMFA in Music, UMaine

B.A. in New Media, UMaine

Background and Interests

Duane is the registered drone pilot for CITL and is exploring ways that drone technology can support research, teaching, and learning.

Duane holds an IMFA in studio-based experimental electronic music composition and continues to explore and work with spatial audio production in his home studio.  Prior to joining the CITL team, Duane was part of the team with the Faculty Development Center where he supported instructors in classroom teaching, learning, and technology.  He also served UMaine as the Apple Campus Rep.

Classes Taught

Duane has taught the Art of Recording Audio for the School of Music, New Media and Intermedia departments here at UMaine.