Liudmila (Mila) Paymukhina, Project Manager

Mila with Glowing glasses

Hey everyone! My name is Mila, and I’m an XR Specialist at Studio X. I’m a junior at UR majoring in Computer Science and Psychology. I’m also an international student from Russia, and prior to coming to study in the U.S., I lived in Armenia for two years studying in UWC Dilijan. On campus, I’m a part of the HCI Lab, Girls Who Code, and Sailing team. 

Liam O’Leary, XR Developer

Liam smiling at camera

Liam O’Leary (’23) is a Karp Library Fellow for Studio X. He majors in Digital Media Studies and is passionate about XR technologies and the future of virtual design. In his spare time, he develops VR games in Unity and loves to draw.

Meaghan Moody, Assistant Director

Meaghan with headset on

Meaghan Moody is the Assistant Director for Studio X and part of the Digital Scholarship team. Previously, she was the Immersive Technologies Librarian. Before joining UR, she was the Teaching & Learning Librarian at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries. She holds an MLIS from Rutgers School of Communication and Information and a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Kansas.

Contact: mmoody [at]

Aleem Griffiths, Studio X Section Supervisor

Aleem smiling at camera
Aleem smiling at camera

Hey, my name is Aleem Griffiths! I was born
and raised in The Bronx (NYC). When I came
to college I started djing under the name “Dr. Griffs”
I graduated from U of R with a DMS Degree in
2018. I am a fan of tech, music, and engaging
conversations! I look forward to getting
to know more about XR in
Studio X!