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    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.

    Art History Institute’s Ad Astra Lecture Begins Spring Slate of Events

    January 13, 2015

    On Wednesday, Dr. Sean B. Carroll, vice president for science education of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will chronicle the adventures of scientist Jacques Monod in a talk presented by UT Dallas’ Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History as part of the Ad Astra Lecture Series.

    ATEC Professor Explores Applications for Non-narrative Animation

    November 04, 2014

    The project utilizes motion capture technology along with tools and techniques normally used in film and game production to create a clinical tool for speech therapy. The talk will explore additional uses and applications for 3D animation in non-narrative capacities.

    IDSA Fellow to Speak on How Design Creates the Future

    October 27, 2014

    The User Experience Club at UT Dallas will host Brian Roderman, President and Chief Innovation Officer IN2Innovation on October 30 at 7:30 pm. Roderman will discuss How Design Creates the Future in ATC 2.918.

    Michael Naimark to Speak on Art and Invention

    October 27, 2014

    Media artist and researcher Michael Naimark will speak on Art and Invention as part of the Arts and Technology Colloquium Series. His talk will take place Tuesday, Oct. 28 from noon-1 pm in ATC 1.201.

    Algorithmics and Aesthetics, A Talk by Frieder Nake

    September 30, 2014

    Frieder Nake will discuss “Algorithmics and Aesthetics – On Digital Images” as a guest lecturer of Ad Astra, the Edith O’Donnell Institute for Art History lecture series and the Arts & Technology Colloquia at UT Dallas.

    Resume and Portfolio Session: Big Design Workshop

    August 13, 2014

    This free event will help you get your resume and portfolio reviewed before the Big Design Conference. In this workshop, you will learn how to write a better resume from some leading experts.

    Summer Camp Sparks Teenage Girls’ Interest in STEM Careers

    August 01, 2014

    Twenty Dallas-area teenage girls recently got hands-on experience with nanotechnology, robots, virtual reality, forensics and space science when they visited UT Dallas for a weeklong summer camp. Organized by Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas, Richland College and UT Dallas’ Science and Engineering Education Center (SEEC), the SMART Summer College Camp introduced eighth- and ninth-graders to […]

    Spring 2014 Capstone Celebration

    May 12, 2014

    Join us on Tuesday, May 13 for our Spring 2014 Capstone Celebration! Our students will share their semester-long projects beginning at 7:00 in the Alexander Clark Conference Center Auditorium (CN 1.112). The EMAC program has grown so large that we had to change the structure of the capstone celebration. Graduate and honors undergraduate students will […]

    Astronaut and Champion of Science Education to Speak

    April 12, 2014

    Dr. Mae Jemison — whose many career titles have included astronaut, chemical engineer, physician, entrepreneur and teacher — will speak Wednesday in the final installment of the inaugural ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series. Her presentation begins at 7 p.m. in the Edith O’Donnell ATEC Building’s lecture hall. Jemison, the first minority woman to go into space, served six years […]

    Free Crowd-funding Workshop Offered Friday, April 4

    March 25, 2014

    The Arts and Technology Program (ATEC) and the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) are hosting a ½ day program on crowdfunding from 11:00-3:00 on April 4th.   The purpose of the event is to promote awareness of this topic across campus and to bring together students and faculty who have interest.   Please mark your calendars! […]

    ‘A Father of the Internet’ to Discuss His Role in Developing Technology

    March 20, 2014

    Weeks after the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, one of the “fathers of the Internet” will visit campus to talk about his role in developing new technology. Vinton G. Cerf will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 26 as part of the University’s new ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series. Cerf is vice president and chief Internet evangelist at […]

    Big Design Conference Founder Brian Sullivan to Speak at UX Club

    March 18, 2014

    Usability expert and Big Design Conference founder Brian Sullivan will discuss Breaking into UX with Arts and Technology students . Sullivan will discuss how to land potential jobs and hot topics in the user experience field.  The discussion will be held on Wednesday, March 19 at 6 pm in ATC 2.101. The event is sponsored by the User Experience Club. […]

    Tech Executive to Describe Wonders of the Cloud World on Feb. 26

    February 18, 2014

    Christian Belady, general manager of Datacenter Services for Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services and a UT Dallas alumnus, will speak Feb. 26 at the second event in the new ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series. He helps build and manage the world of cloud computing at Microsoft. Before Microsoft and after earning engineering degrees from Cornell University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Belady enrolled […]

    Explore ATEC During Engineers Week

    February 16, 2014

    The Arts and Technology program will participate in the UT Dallas Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science 2014 Engineers Week on Saturday, February 22, 2014 with demonstrations from some of the most exciting labs at UT Dallas. The following labs will be open: Animation Lab, ATC 3.101 ArtSci Lab, ATC 3.209 Creative Automata Lab, […]

    Get Animated with ATEC Students and Faculty at the Perot Museum

    January 16, 2014

    The Perot Museum of Nature and Science  Social Science events provide a rare opportunity for guests ages 21 and up to experience everyday exhibits and exclusive programs in an adults-only atmosphere. So get ready to get hands on with an interactive exhibit on Friday, January 17. From animal physiology to digital animation, there’s more to the […]

    ATEC Distinguished Lectures Start Jan. 22

    January 08, 2014

    The University of Texas at Dallas will launch the new ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series on Jan. 22 with a talk by Monuments Menauthor Robert Edsel. The lecture series, presented by The Dallas Morning News, was first announced during the recent dedication of the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building. The new building houses programs that explore topics at the intersection of […]

    Research, Art, Writing Conference Invites Submissions

    December 10, 2013

    Each spring the Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association sponsors a  graduate student conference. RAW (“Research, Arts, and Writing”) provides graduate students the opportunity to share their work with colleagues and professors in a formal conference setting. Graduate students from any school or institution are encouraged to submit their work. RAW will be held on […]

    Ecological Artists Netwton and Helen Harrison Share Work at Upcoming Colloquium

    November 12, 2013

    Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison will share their work that addresses the accelerating transaction between aspects of the Global Warming phenomenon and their interaction with the many ecosystems that are under stress or in actual turbulence from over-demand by human activity as part of the Art-Rendezvous-Science colloquia series. The talk is open to the public and […]

    Event to Showcase Geo-Visualizing Data

    November 09, 2013

    UT Dallas will celebrate its third GIS Day on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Arts and Technology building by showcasing its own growing geospatial science program and demonstrating real-world applications for geographic information systems. Geographic information science (GIS) incorporates many innovative new technologies that have emerged in recent years. These […]

    Creative Automata: Reframing Computing Education Using First Principles

    November 08, 2013

    Distinguished Chair of Arts & Technology and Professor of Computer Science at UT Dallas Paul Fishwick will give a talk titled Creative Automata: Reframing Computing Education Using First Principles at the Computer Science colloquiua on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in ECS South 2.410 from 10:30am to 11:30am. Refreshments will be served at 10:15 am. Abstract Computing affects all aspects of our […]

    ATEC Faculty Participate in Dallas Art Exhibition

    October 18, 2013

    On October 18, Arts and Technology faculty will participate in Aurora 2013, a contemporary art exhibition set to illuminate the public and hidden spaces of the Dallas Arts District with nearly 90 contemporary works of light, sound, performance, and projection art for anevening of discovery and engagement. Participating ATEC faculty include Morehshin Allahyari, Mona Kasra, Frank Dufour, Todd Fechter and Eric […]

    Processing: A Hands-On Workshop with Ira Greenberg, April 19

    April 01, 2013

    Ira Greenberg, Director of Center of Creative Computation at SMU, will give a 3-hour hands on workshop on ‘Processing programming language and environment’ on Friday, April 19 from noon-3 p.m. in the ATEC Conference Room. This workshop is open to graduates, undergraduates, and faculty. Please have the Processing software installed on your laptop and bring them […]

    ATEC Faculty Member to Perform at 2nd Annual Network Music Festival

    February 11, 2013

    ATEC faculty member Scot Gresham-Lancaster has been invited to headline the 2nd Annual Network Music Festival in Birmingham, UK on Feb. 22nd as a member of the computer music network ensemble The Hub. From the festival’s press release: The Hub considered by many to be the inventors of network music – making a rare visit […]

    Call for Papers: Arts, Humanities and Complex Networks

    February 08, 2013

    ATEC Professors Max Schich and Roger Malina are pleased to announce a call for papers for the Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks at Netsci2013. This symposium will take place in Copenhagen at DTU, Technical University of Denmark on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Submission For submission instructions please visit Deadline for submission is March 31, 2013. Notifications of […]

    ATEC CONNECT: A meeting space for the ATEC/EMAC graduate community

    January 16, 2013

    ATEC.CONNECT is a biweekly meeting in ATEC conference room where faculty and graduate students (and sometimes guests) gather together to discuss current topics and their current work/research. These meetings are held to brainstorm, solve problems, and share resources among the community. All faculty and ATEC/EMAC graduate students are welcome. In Spring 2013 ATEC.CONNECT meets every other Fridays from […]

    Arts and Technology Impact on DFW

    November 27, 2012

    The opening of the new Arts and Technology (ATEC) Building at UT Dallas in 2013 will bring global attention to North Texas as a hub of research and innovation in this emerging field. This $60 million, 155,000-square-foot facility will provide an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment for students, scholars and industry. Here they will apply the […]

    This Weekend at CentralTrak: Next Topic, Ex Mus and Tiny Thumbs

    November 08, 2012

    CentralTrak, the University’s artist residency and gallery, takes another look at new media and sonic art  this week and also plans a one-night showing of video game designs created by UT Dallas students. The CentralTrak gallery and residency are both located at 800 Exposition Ave. in the historic neighborhood of Deep Ellum, near downtown Dallas. For more […]

    Professor’s Work Examines How Art, Technology and Science Interact

    October 25, 2012

    John Pomara, professor of visual arts in the School of Arts and Humanities, produces art that is unique to the digital age. His most recent work is on display at the Barry Whistler Galleryin Dallas until Nov. 24. The exhibit, titled off-Key2, showcases Pomara’s artistic approach fusing art, science and technology – a style that has developed […]

    Artist Talks: Next Topic with Paula Gaetano Adi

    October 25, 2012

    CentralTrak, UT Dallas’ artists residency in Deep Ellum, has launched a bi-weekly talk series titled Next Topic. Each session features an artist and culminate with an in-depth discussions between artists, art enthusiasts, and art students and educators from across the Metroplex. This fall, Next Topic will examine new media art. Please join us this upcoming […]

    Ken Maruyama Presents: Five Key Job Categories in Sony’s Pipeline

    October 25, 2012

    Arts and Technology Guest Presentation Ken Maruyama Vice President of Recruiting and Academic Relations of Sony Pictures Imageworks will present “Five Key Job Categories in Sony’s Pipeline: What They Are, What They Do, and What We Look For in Reels.” Wednesday, November 7th. 1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Multipurpose Room. UT Dallas Residence Hall North […]

    CentralTrak Series to Bring Artists, Students Together for Talks

    October 10, 2012

    CentralTrak, UT Dallas’ artists residency and gallery in Deep Ellum, is launching a series of talks among artists, art enthusiasts, and art students and educators from across the Dallas area. This year’s series, which is titled Next Topic, will examine new digital media art. The series opens Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. with UT Dallas School […]

    Big Design Conference Offers a Weekend of Design and Development

    May 15, 2012

    The end of this month marks the 4th annual Big Design Conference at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Addison, TX. Big Design is a weekend learning intensive conference for digital creatives May 31-June 2, 2012. With almost 60 speakers from all over the country, the topics vary from design, strategy, user experience, and code development. […]

    Fest to Feature Colors, Sounds of Spring Arts Classes

    May 04, 2012

    It’s spring and hence time for students to show off their creative work from more than 40 School of Arts and Humanities courses. The Student Arts Spring Festival gives audiences the opportunity to take in classical music, jazz, theater, dance, guitar, piano and vocal performances, as well as an art exhibition and reception. The festival, which involves […]

    Seductive Interactions – Workshop with Stephen Anderson

    April 04, 2012

    Noted speaker and design consultant Stephen Anderson will host an interactive workshop about how to enhance a website or web application using principles of psychology. The workshop will make use of Mental Notes, a tool designed by Anderson which brings together 50 insights from psychology into an easy reference and brainstorming tool. Each card describes […]

    Mobile App Discussion to be Led by Creative Director of Bottle Rocket Apps

    March 28, 2012

    Michael Griffith, Creative Director of Bottle Rocket Apps, will discuss the creative process and Bottle Rocket’s methods for designing apps on Friday, March 30 from 3-4 p.m. in JO 3.516. About Bottle Rocket Apps Bottle Rocket Apps is a full-service mobile app development firm, focused on creating mission-critical, premium brand experiences for the leading mobile […]

    STEM in the City Conference Coming March 23

    March 21, 2012

    Join the Galerstein Women’s Center at UT Dallas for an evening of engaging dialogue with a distinguished group of women leaders from Ericsson, the Department of Labor and  UT Dallas’s chapter of Society of Women Engineers. This is an opportunity for those seeking careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Discussion topics will include the […]

    ATEC Alumnus Hosts Dallas’ First BeMyApp Event

    March 10, 2012

    February 24-26 marked Dallas’ first annual BeMyApp event, a mobile app design and development competition. Idea generators, developers, and designers of all ages and skill levels collaborated to create a functioning app in just 48 hours. Ben Morrow, a UT Dallas Arts and Technology alumnus and cofounder of Liquid, organized and hosted the Dallas BeMyApp […]

    Artist Transcends Boundaries Between Music, Space and Memory

    March 09, 2012

    Deborah Aschheim’s art crosses boundaries and traditional subjects – she connects the invisible worlds of memory and sound with the tangible reality of bodies and buildings. Her exhibit, Method of Loci, opens at CentralTrak on Saturday, March 10, at 8 p.m. The show takes it name from a method of memory enhancement that uses visualization to organize and […]

    Virtual Texans Celebrate Centenary of Birth of Alan Turing

    March 08, 2012

    The Arts and Technology program will participate in a high-tech, 24-hour international multimedia show honoring the father of computer science, Alan Turing. On March 23 and 24, UT Dallas Arts and Technology faculty members Dr. Marjorie Zielke and Dr. Roger Malina, professor Judy LeFlore of University of Texas at Arlington and ATEC students Sanger Doane and […]

    ATEC Grad Students to Speak at Oxford Conference

    July 05, 2011

    Five graduate students in the UT Dallas Arts and Technology (ATEC) program will present their work at this week’s Global Conference on Videogame Cultures (VGC) at Oxford University in England. The conference, to be held at Mansfield College July 8-10, 2011, aims to explore the issues and implications created by the mass use of computers […]

    Double Exposure: Artist’s Work Shown in 2 Exhibits

    September 15, 2010

    ATEC Graduate Student Weaves Rich Creations of Color With Thread Gabriel Dawe, a student in the Arts and Technology (ATEC) MFA program at The University of Texas at Dallas, has been busy. He is involved in two concurrent exhibitions in Dallas: a one-man show at Guerilla Arts, Plexus No. 3, and an installation, Plexus No. […]

    Student to Host Panel on Women and Iran Election

    February 24, 2010

    Mona Kasra has combined her Iranian culture with her graduate studies in emerging media and communication (EMAC) to organize an interactive panel for the upcoming South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festival in Austin. The panel, “2009 Iran Election: Women’s Revolution? Twitter Revolution?,” will address how Iranian women surprised onlookers with their participation in the […]

    Creations Go from Graduate Class to Art Gallery

    May 08, 2009

    Fourteen Arts and Humanities graduate students’ works were selected for the upcoming Frames of Reference exhibition at the 14th Street Gallery in Plano. The exhibit includes digital and photographic installation art, as well as participatory artworks by the artists. In creating their pieces, the artists explored frameworks and contexts involving time, space, narrative and experience. “The class has been […]

    Game Design Competition Takes it to the Next Level

    April 27, 2009

    Team Claims $35,000 for Developing Functional Demo and Business Plan Eight teams of game creators from The University of Texas at Dallas found out Friday night whether their products had won them a share of $50,000. In the second Computer Gaming Entrepreneurship Competition (CGEC), teams spent nine months creating a functional demo game and comprehensive […]

    High School Girls Talk Technology in Engineering School Tour

    February 27, 2009

    High school students visiting UT Dallas for Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day got a lab tour, an introduction to some of the technology behind high-tech toys and a thumbnail sketch of the path that brought one faculty member to her current position as an assistant professor of electrical engineering. Students from Irma Rangel Young […]

    Artists to Unveil Works on Virtual Video Gallery

    September 25, 2008

    Challenging traditional ideas of art and its limitations, the world of emerging media meets art in an exhibition presented by a UT Dallas student of the Arts and Technology program. The TimeFrame exhibition will be held Sept. 25 to 27 on Seesmic, a video-based social networking site. Ten artists will interpret the concept of time found in an […]

    UT Dallas’ Institute for Innovation to Host Simulation, Gaming Showcase Jan. 19

    December 21, 2006

    Audiences will get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the future of simulation and gaming at the “Virtual Worlds, Simulation and Game Technologies” showcase, which is the second in a series of research and new venture showcases presented by the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at The University of Texas at Dallas.  The day-long program will take […]

    New UTD Exhibition, Second Look, Explores References To Time In Photography, Digital Media

    January 28, 2004

    UT Dallas will host Second Look, an exhibition curated by acclaimed artist and UTD Associate Professor Marilyn Waligore, in the Main Gallery of the Visual Arts Building from March 19 to April 15. This new exhibition explores references to time — such as duration, series, sequence and narrative — in photography and digital media. Texas […]