Dr. Josef Nguyen, an expert in play and game studies, comes to UT Dallas from the University of California, Davis, where he was affiliated with the ModLab, an experimental lab for media research and digital humanities. Embodying ATEC’s interdisciplinary nature, Nguyen’s research interests lie at the intersection of technology, literature and digital media.
From Dell Technologies to Capital One, companies that rely on the use of intuitive customer experiences are finding a wealth of talented designers among students and alumni from theSchool of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication at UT Dallas. The ArtSciLab — the school’s transdisciplinary research lab focused on the intersection of art and science — is immersing students into the field of user experience, or UX, design.
The projekt202 team went back to school recently to coach the next class of UX designers. The UX Club at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) hosted projekt202 for an interactive Design Research Workshop on March 31. Senior UX Designer Chelsea Maxwell, Experience Researcher Nick Ansel, Talent Coordinator Jessica Hart and Vice President of Customer Experience Jeremy Johnson shared their … Continue reading “A Class Act: Design Research Workshop with UTD’s UX Club”
Feral hogs are destroying local farms, colonies of bees are disappearing and giant asteroids are on a collision course with Earth. But there’s hope: You can help solve these problems by playing the newest video games developed by UT Dallas students.
A collaborative game-based simulation project between UT Dallas, UT Arlington and Baylor Scott & White Health that seeks to improve physician-nurse communication received first place at a serious games competition at the 14th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH). The project also won fourth place overall out of approximately 60 entries in the … Continue reading “ATEC Game Wins First Place at Medical Simulation Conference”
UT Dallas alumnus and tech executive Christian Belady MA’90 provides a voice from technology on Feb. 26, as part of the ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series. Belady is general manager of Data Center Services for Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services and a key player in shaping the direction of cloud computing, which is changing the way people, businesses and … Continue reading “Tech Executive to Discuss Future of the Cloud”
Robert Edsel was living in Florence, Italy, when he took the first steps toward discovering a cause that would drive the next 15 years of his life. Before a sold-out audience of 1,200 people in the new Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building at UT Dallas, Edsel recently described his journey through time, history and heroism in … Continue reading “1st Lecture in ATEC Series Brought Sold-Out Crowd; Campus Readies for Next Speaker”
The work of alumnus Paul Slocum (BS ’01) is featured in the fall 2013 issue of Issues in Science and Technology, an award-winning journal of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and The University of Texas at Dallas. Paul Slocum is an artist, software developer, curator and musician. He previously directed … Continue reading “Alumnus’ Work Featured in Award-Winning ‘Issues’ Journal”
Assistant Professor Marjorie Zielke has been awarded a three-year, $350,000 grant to create online training in neonatal nursing through an ongoing collaboration with the UT Arlington School of Nursing (UTASON). Zielke, with Arts and Technology (ATEC) faculty members Monica Evans, Frank Dufour and Todd Fechter, will build a Web site that allows student nurses to … Continue reading “ATEC Prof to Take Clinical Concepts to Virtual World”