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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Strong Man: An International Virtual Reality Animation Project

"Strong Man" is a long distance course collaboration between Ohio State University and Chung-Ang GSAIM Animation Lab in South Korea, developed by Professor Wooksang Chang.

The Peanuts Movie

Opening this November 2015, The Peanuts Movie was directed by Ohio State University Alumnus, Steve Martino, who will visit OSU on Nov. 19 & 20.

8th Grade Summer Program Attendee to MFA Graduate

Malory Spicer, 2015 Design MFA graduate, received both her undergrad (Computer Science) and graduate degree (Design) from Ohio State after attending an ACCAD summer program.

ACCAD Alumna Fran Kalal helps Kahn Academy launch "Pixar In A Box"

ACCAD alumna, Fran Kalal, is featured in an overview video of Pixar's new collaboration with Khan Academy. This is a great resource for students and life-long learners interested in computer animation.

Tish Shute: The Future of Storytelling

ACCAD is sponsoring guest speaker, Tish Shute as part of the Science Sunday lecture series. She will present on the topic of human interaction / empathy in Virtual Reality.

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