Art Rendezvous Science

UT Dallas ATEC/EMAC Research Colloquia Series

ARS Research Colloquia Series of the UT Dallas ATEC/EMAC Programs

Art Rendevous Science

Presents:

Virtual Humans and Synthetic Societies

Dr. Marjorie Zielke

Assistant Professor & Associate Director for the Institute for Interactive Arts and Engineering

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Noon

ATEC Conference Room, ATC 1.606

Abstract:

This talk features several research projects currently underway in the Arts and Technology Lab in virtual humans and synthetic societies. The discussion will focus on the overall potential of this type of technology for new discovery.  Research underway includes the culture, medical, and education sectors.  The talk will also focus on the research potential of different modes of delivery and also feature potential to integrate cyberpsychology into game-based simulations.

Biography:

Dr. Marjorie Zielke is an assistant professor of Arts and Technology and the Associate Director of the Institute for Interactive Arts and Engineering.  Projects in Dr. Zielke's lab have won seven major international, national and UT System awards in the past three years.  Dr. Zielke has recently been named as the Deputy Chairperson of the National Modeling and Simulation Coalition and Vice President for Education of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International.  She teaches classes in Virtual Humans and Synthetic Societies and Cyberpsychology in the Arts and Technology program.

 

Note:  A limited number of box lunches will be available.

The ATEC/EMAC Colloquium Committee welcomes suggestions for speakers visiting the metroplex or from the metroplex. Please send your suggestions to one of the Colloquium Committee Members: Professors Roger Malina and Mihai Nadin; co-chairs: Andrew Famiglietti, Paul Fishwick, Mona Kasra and Bonnie Pitman.

 

Welcome

This Colloquium Series features the research activities of ATEC EMAC faculty and of our collaborators in other schools of UT Dallas, in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. We also invite international visiting researchers and scholars

The ATEC/EMAC Colloquium Committee welcomes suggestions for speakers visiting the metroplex or from the metroplex. Please send your suggestions to one of the Colloquium Committee Members: Professors Roger Malina and Mihai Nadin; co-chairs: Andrew Famiglietti, Paul Fishwick, Mona Kasra and Bonnie Pitman.

Committee Members

Roger Malina

Associate Director of Arts and Technology

Mihal Nadin

Ashbel Smith Professor of Computer Science and Interactive Media

Paul Fishwick

Distinguished Endowed Chair of Arts and Technology and Professor of Computer Science

Mona Kasra

Teaching Assistant

Bonnie Pitman

Distinguished Scholar in Residence

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