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.
Design graduate, Nikki Lemon's thesis animation, "Wonder" was chosen to be an official selection for screening in the "Le Femme International Film Festival" in Beverly Hills, CA.
ACCAD is pleased to announce that Maria Palazzi has been awarded a $28,000 grant from Women & Philanthropy in support of the summer program, "Digital Animation: A Technology Mentoring Program for Young Women."
Design | ACCAD alumna, Melissa Quintanilha combines technical savvy, an artist's passion for design, and a global perspective that comes from growing up in Brazil; to design a car that doesn't just drive, but learns who you are and anticipates your needs. Melissa works for Microsoft.