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ATEC Creative Automata Lab Advances Personalized Learning

March 04, 2015

The UT Dallas ATEC Creative Automata Lab, under the direction of Dr. Paul Fishwick, has submitted a video entry to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenges for Engineering Video Contest. The video shows the innovative work of the lab to create personalized learning experiences by representing complex systems through multiple models.

STEAM Advocate to Share His Vision at Lecture

February 25, 2015

John Maeda will illustrate the concept of combining science, technology, engineering and math with art during his talk, “Turning STEM into STEAM,” on March 4. Tickets for the ATEC Distinguished Lecture are on sale now.

Exhibit and Forum Examine Anti-Apartheid and Human Rights Activist

February 20, 2015

A traveling exhibition highlighting the work of Helen Suzman, a former South African parliamentarian who devoted her life to fighting apartheid laws comes to UT Dallas next week. The exhibition also highlights Suzman’s enduring friendship with former South African President Nelson Mandela, which began in 1967 when the two met during his incarceration at the Robben Island Prison. The exhibit opens Monday in the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building and runs until March 27.

DreamWorks Executive Reveals Inner Workings of Animation Process at ATEC Lecture

February 12, 2015

Lincoln Wallen, chief technology officer of DreamWorks Animation, launched the 2015 ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series with a talk titled “Science and Engineering: The Art of Experience” in which he explained how big, complex systems containing mountains of data and equations are made small and simple during the animation process.

Media Critic Anita Sarkeesian to Address Gender in Gaming at Lecture

February 10, 2015

A talk this week from media critic Anita Sarkeesian will continue the Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology 2015 lecture series. This year’s series focuses on issues in society regarding the interaction between gender and medicine, science and technolog

Applications Open for 2015-2016 ATEC/EMAC Scholarship

January 21, 2015

The Arts & Technology Scholarship is funded by the Metroplex Technology Business Council 2008 Tech Titan Award and the Greater Texas Foundation. The award is a total of $2000 for one year towards tuition, or $1000 per Fall and Spring semester.

ATEC Lecture Series Returns on Jan. 28

January 21, 2015

The University of Texas at Dallas will welcome Lincoln Wallen, chief technology officer of DreamWorks Animation, to kick off the second season of the ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series on Jan. 28.