Sarah E Huber

University Title:
Assistant Professor
Physical Sciences, Engineering, Technology
Wilmeth Active Learning Center

Professional Information

Liaison Areas:
Computer and Information Technology
Computer Graphics Technology
Engineering Technology
Technology Leadership and Innovation
Statewide Technology
Transdisciplinary Studies in Technology
Courses Taught:
HONR, Research 1: 199
HONR Mentor, Research 1: 299
ECET 380: Global Professional Issues in Engineering Technology
ILS 103: Introduction to Data Managment
ILS 295: Foundation of the Data Mind: An Interlocking Modules Approach to Data Management
ANTH 497: Senior Honors Seminar
NUCL 480: Essential Communication Skills for Engineers
Research Areas:
Maker programming; visual literacy; and ways in which creativity can be fostered during the research process
MLIS, St. Catherine University, 2014
A.A.S, Audio-Visual Digital Media, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, 2007
B.A., English, University of Minnesota, 2000


Book Chapters
Huber, S., & Sumner, A. (2021). Photogrammetry and Texture Baking: Creating Lightweight 3D Objects for Any VR Headset. In E. Kroski (Ed.) 32 Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Programs for Libraries (pp. 62-69). ALA Editions.

Huber, S., Edmondson, A.P., & Meher, R.I. (2020). Part VIII Craft Projects: Carving Cute Critters (pp. 235-239). In E. Kroski (Ed.) 53 Ready-to-Use Kawaii Craft Projects. ALA Editions.

Selected Articles
Huber, S., Sari, P., & Meher, R. (2021). Diversity and Making: A Living History Quilt. Journal of Learning Spaces, 10(3). Retrieved from

Huber, S., & Puliyadi Ravi, S. (2021). A Visual Design Framework and Assessment to Inform Instruction. In J. Lee, S. M. Christensen, S. Beene, X. Chen, and W. Huang (Eds.), Visual literacy in the virtual realm: The book of selected readings 2021 (pp. 39-52). International Visual Literacy Association.

Huber, S. (March 2021). Active Discovery Information Systems. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 47(2).

Huber, S., Bosman, L, & Bartholomew, S. (January 2021). Library Instruction and Adaptive Comparative Judgment to Foster Visual Literacy Skills. Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 21(1). doi:10.1353/pla.2021.0001


Huber, S. & Sari, P.K. (2021, July 15). University Libraries and Cultural Center Maker Collaboration: Fostering Diverse Makers and Their Making. Makerspaces for Innovation and Research (MIRA) 2021, Virtual Conference.

Huber, S. & Sari, P.K. (2021, June 1-4). University Libraries and Cultural Center Maker Collaboration: Fostering Diverse Makers and Their Making. Polytechnic Summit 2021, Virtual, International Conference.

Huber, S. (2020, September 24-26). A Visual Design Framework with Adaptive Comparative Judgement (ACJ) to Assess Visual Design Skills. International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) 2020, Virtual, International Conference.

Huber, S. & Zakharov, W. (2020, March 8). Data Visualization Essentials: Choosing the Right Graph for Your Data. Women in Data Science (WIDS), 2020, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States.

Zakharov, W. & Huber, S. (2019, September 30-October 1). Engage Students and Enhance Data Management. Midwest Data Librarian Symposium (MDLS), 2019, University of Illinois at Chicago University Library, Chicago, IL, United States.

Huber, S., Bosman, L. & Bartholomew, S. (2019, July 14-19). Adaptive Comparative Judgement (ACJ) to Support Visual and Information Literacy [Poster presentation]. Gordon Research Conference: Visualization in Science and Education, 2019, Bates College, Lewiston, ME, United States.

Huber, S. (2019, April 4-6). Visual Literacy & Zine Making: Staying Wild. CounterPlay 2019! Conference, Dokk1, Aarhus, Denmark.

Zakharov, W., Huber, S. & Fosmire, M. (2019, May 10). Integration of Foundational Data Management Course into STEM. Indiana Online Users Group (IOLUG): Tackling Data in Libraries, Spring Conference, Indiana Wesleyan University, Indianapolis, IN, United States.

Howard, H. & Huber, S. (2018, March 14-15). Slaying the Social Media Dragon: A Quest to Connect with Students. Libtech: Library Technology Conference, 2018, Macalaster College, Saint Paul, MN, United States.

Other Information

2020/2021 Maker Programming
A Collaboration between Professor Sarah Huber from PULSIS and Dr. Pamela K. Sari, director of the Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center
Diversity and Making: A Podcast and Video Series

2021/2022 Maker Programming
A Collaboration between Professor Sarah Huber and Dr. Annette Bochenek from PULSIS and Professor Toni DeAtzlan-Smith from the School of Communication
MakeYourStory: A How-To Podcast Series