About Us

The mission of The Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) is to educate, inform, and inspire innovative thinking and experimentation in the area of arts and technology through collaborative academic and research experiences for graduate students and faculty.

ACCAD is an important resource within the Division of the Arts and Humanities, the College of Arts and Sciences and to the broader University, contributing to the development of new knowledge and the training of future artists and scientists in new media.

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Cheng Zhang Awarded NASA Fellowship

Cheng Zhang has been awarded a Science Visualization Fellowship at NASA, starting in January 2015.

ACCAD joins as sponsor of Science Sundays

ACCAD will be joining ASC centers/institutes as a sponsor of Science Sundays, beginning in the Autumn of 2014.

ACCAD Alumnus part of Oscar winning Frozen team

Congratulations to ACCAD Alumnus Josh Fry for his Oscar-honored work as a visual effects artist on Disney’s Frozen.

'Halo' Music Composer Marty O'Donnell

Composer Martin (Marty) O’Donnell will share what it’s like to compose jingles for TV commercials and then work with the best video game developers in the world. Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 8pm in Weigel Hall

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