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    Creative Automata Lab Makes Abstract Computing Concrete

    May 03, 2014

    The Creative Automata Lab lab explores how abstract foundational computing artifacts are represented. “The purpose of the lab is to make abstract computing concepts concrete,” says lab director Paul Fishwick. Fishwick is Distinguished Endowed Chair of Arts and Technology and Professor…

    Texas Instruments Helps Power ATEC Creative Automata Lab

    January 23, 2014

    The ATEC-based Creative Automata Laboratory (Directed by Dr. Fishwick, Distinguished Endowed Chair of Arts and Technology and Professor of Computer Science) recently received a donation of equipment from Texas Instruments. This gift is thanks to University Relations at TI, in connection with coll…

    ATEC Project is Finalist at International Serious Games Competition

    December 03, 2013

    A new game born out of a collaboration involving UT Dallas’ Arts and Technology (ATEC) program, The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and Baylor Scott & White Health is a finalist in an international serious games competition. The game-based simulation called GLIMPSE (Gam…

    Dichtung Digital Discusses Technology with Mihai Nadin

    November 23, 2013

    Ashbel Smith Professor of Arts and Technology Mihai Nadin was recently interviewed by Dichtung Digital, one of the leading international journals on digital literature and aesthetics. Dr. Mihai Nadin Professor of Computer Science and Interactive Media Ashbel Smith Professor Nadin is a scholar and r…

    Creating the Immersive Web

    May 13, 2013

    We all surf the web for education, gaming, and shopping. The web is a massive set of data and information that we can see on our computers in the form of simulated pages. Pages contain text, audio, images, and video and so the web appears as a type of glorified, interactive book. But does it always …

    ATEC, EMAC Professors Promoted to Tenured Associate Professors

    April 23, 2013

    As of September 1, 2013 the ATEC and EMAC programs at The University of Texas at Dallas will have three new tenured associate professors: Monica Evans, Todd Fechter and David Parry. Monica Evans Monica Evans As a faculty member in the Arts and Technology program, Monica Evans‘ focus is to expa…

    MIT Press Journals Director to Discuss The Evolution of Scholarly Publishing

    April 16, 2013

    Nick Lindsay, Journals Director for The MIT Press will speak on “The Evolution of Scholarly Publishing” as part of the Art Rendevous Science (ARS) Research Colloquia series on Wed., April 17 at noon in the ATEC Conference Room, ATEC 1.606. Abstract “Publishing is about to go through…

    Leonardo Abstracts Service Seeks Art, Science, Technology Graduate Theses

    April 16, 2013

    Students who will be getting an M.A., M.F.A. or Ph.D. on a subject related to the intersection of art, science and technology are encouraged to submit an abstract of their thesis to LABS (Leonardo Abstract Services). This peer-reviewed database has been in existence for over 10 years and functions …

    Computing-Inspired Roles of Language and Culture in the 21st Century

    April 16, 2013

    Paul Fishwick, Distinguished Endowed Chair of Arts and Technology and Professor of Computer Science, will be presenting on Computing-Inspired Roles of Language and Culture in the 21st Century as part of the Art Rendevous Science (ARS) Research Colloquia series on Wed., April 24 at noon in the ATE…

    Sculpting a Nano “World”

    January 24, 2013

    How many earths can fit on the end of a pin?  If your using IBM Zurich’s newest nano-fabrication tool apparently about a hundred. Or close to a thousand if you prefer your scale comparisons to a grain of rice. Using a heated atomic scale silicon probe, scientists at IBM have created a precise me…

    Enhancing Collaboration Between the Arts, Sciences and Engineering

    November 15, 2012

    Roger Malina, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Technology and Professor of Physics at UT Dallas, will lead a discussion at Hexagram-Concordia Centre for Research-Creation in Media Arts and Technologies and attempt to shed light on the concepts of efficiency and acceleration when researchers fr…

    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 To…

    Internet Creates Digital Portal into Private Lives

    November 10, 2011

    At the dawning of the Internet age, some believed the vast digital network would put unlimited freedom at everyone’s fingertips. But connecting the world has brought watchful eyes, as the Internet also created digital portals into the private lives of the masses. Dr. David Parry This unintended co…

    The Family That Plays Together Stays Together?

    April 21, 2011

    EMAC Professor’s Research Finds Online Games Can Promote Socialization “Get off the computer and go play outside.” So go the words heard in homes around the country as parents and children clash over the social benefits of video games. Dr. Cindy Shen But parents needn’t worry so much, ac…

    Journal Honors Pioneering ATEC Professor’s Work

    March 23, 2011

    Arts and Technology professor and researcher Dr. Mihai Nadin has won the 2010 International Journal of General SystemsBest Paper Award for a work on “Anticipation and Dynamics.” Dr. Mihai Nadin is the director of antÉ, the Institute for Research in Anticipatory Systems at UT Dallas, and is inte…

    Now Playing: Thought-Provoking Video Games

    September 21, 2010

    Parents tend to scoff at video games for turning brains to “mush.” But game design students at The University of Texas at Dallas are creating games of introspection and intellect that serve as jumping-off points for deeper, more nuanced thinking about life choices. The Values Game Initiative is …

    Prof Explores Dynamics of Online Networking

    August 25, 2010

    Birds of a feather flock together in cyberspace. At least that’s what Dr. Cuihua (Cindy) Shen, assistant professor of Emerging Media and Communication at UT Dallas, has shown in a research article published in the journal First Monday. "We found that accomplished developers tend to connec…

    Model to Help Patients See How to Sound Out Words

    June 10, 2010

    Traditionally, speech-language pathologists have relied on a patient’s sense of hearing to improve speech sounds. A team of researchers from UT Dallas is hoping to change that by creating a new high-tech tool that will allow patients to use their sense of sight to visualize the movements of the mo…

    Recognition Technology to Transform Mobile Devices

    March 11, 2010

    Research Aims to Further Expand Connections Between Real and Virtual Worlds UT Dallas researchers are working with Texas Instruments Inc. and GetFugu Inc. to enable next-generation human-device interaction (HDI) technologies that merge a physical, real-world environment with virtual, computer-genera…

    Prof Believes New Media Are Changing Academia

    September 08, 2009

    Lecture by Digital Culture Expert to Discuss Ramifications for Universities Are academic libraries as we know them relics of the past? The rapidly changing structure of information flow has brought into question the relevancy of certain academic institutions, says Dr. David Parry, an assistant profe…

    Lab Generating New Ideas for a Wireless Future

    July 20, 2009

    At the MobileLabat UT Dallas, cell phones do more than allow people to communicate with one another. In the hands of MobileLab researchers, these ubiquitous hand-held devices are like Alice’s rabbit hole: a portal to experience a different reality. A 3-D avatar created with augmented reality super…

    ATEC Student’s Twitter Video Makes Waves

    June 11, 2009

    Project Documents History Prof’s Use of Popular Service as a Teaching Tool An Arts and Technology student’s video account of a professor’s classroom experiment with Twitter is making waves on the World Wide Web, capturing thousands of viewers on YouTube and prompting an article in U.S. Ne…

    ‘Mind Gym’ to Aid Study of Preserving Mental Agility

    April 01, 2008

    Project Involves antÉ Institute for Research in Anticipatory Systems at UT Dallas The antÉ Institute for Research in Anticipatory Systems at UT Dallas will study ways to keep aging minds active and adaptive with the help of a “Mind Gym” installed at a Dallas retirement community. As directo…

    Researchers Ponder New Field of Anticipation

    February 11, 2008

    Albert Einstein discovered that time is relative, moving either fast or slow relative to the speed of something else. In doing so he revealed a new understanding of reality. But what is time in virtual reality? On Feb. 6, a mixed group of researchers from the arts to science to emerging media met to…

    Nadin to Discuss Science of Anticipation

    October 04, 2005

    Dr. Mihai Nadin, Ashbel Smith Professor and director of antÉ, the Institute for Research in Anticipatory Systems at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), will appear on the Glenn Mitchell Show on Dallas public radio station KERA on Monday, Nov. 7, from noon to 12:30 p.m.  Nadin will discuss his…

    Scholar Trying to Stimulate Interest In ‘New Science’ of Anticipation

    September 27, 2005

    Wanted: College professors, business executives and other professionals interested in exploring joint research opportunities with a pioneer in a new and fascinating field of science:  anticipation.  Reply to Dr. Mihai Nadin, Ashbel Smith Professor and director of antÉ, the Institute for Research …

    UTD Arts and Technology Program Hits the Road

    June 21, 2005

    The Institute for Interactive Arts and Engineering at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) later this month will take its highly acclaimed program on the road — to the Mexican Research Center for Mathematics (known as CIMAT) in Guanajuato, Mexico — with a course in computer animation and Inte…