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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Pixar Launches "Pixar In A Box"

ACCAD alumna, Fran Kalal, is featured in an overview video of Pixar's new collaboration with Khan Academy. New videos and tutorials are on line describing how Pixar makes animated films. A great resource for students and life-long learners.

October 18th, Guest Speaker, Tish Shute

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 the new world of Virtual Reality.

2050 A brief history of the future

Professor Emeritus Charles Csuri's work, "Random War" will be on display during a special exhibition at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Belgium, Sept 11, 2015 through January 24, 2016.

Cognitive Music Theory Explores Music Performance

OSU School of Music student Caitlyn Trevor (MA Candidate, Music Theory) received a scholarship from the Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences to conduct research in ACCADs Motion Lab this summer.

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