Bharat Soni The chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bharat Soni, Ph.D., understands both sides of the brain are critical in the emerging use of 3-D and interactive technology. Just one reason why he has teamed up with Christopher Lowther of the Department of Art and Art History in the Leonardo (yes, in honor of DaVinci) Art & Engineering Certificate Program. To see how the two sides are making artists more scientific and scientists more artistic, check out the feature article on these Renaissance men in the latest UAB Magazine.