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.
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.
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.
ATEC freshman Emma Mathes’ design of Quasar, a superhero who can create pockets of intense gravity, earned her a $1,000 Clark Van Pelt Scholarship from Element X, a motion design studio in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas.
The University of Texas at Dallas is creating a new school focused on arts, technology and emerging communication after the UT System Board of Regents approved the move Thursday.
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.
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
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.
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.
Nearly a dozen professors from the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science are finding more space to conduct their work in the $60 million, 155,000-square-foot Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building.