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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Electroacoustic Music Concert & Talk - Sept. 20th

John Young, one of the most imaginative composers of computer music of his generation, will be presenting a selection of his multi-channel and multi-media acousmatic works, along with an informal talk about his work in general. The event will be held in ACCAD's Motion Lab (350 Sullivant Hall), Wednesday, 9/20 at 8:00 pm.

Matt Lewis - Design/ACCAD Faculty Member

Long time ACCAD Staff member Matt Lewis (PhD Computer Science and Engineering) is now a joint faculty member in both the Design Department and ACCAD.

Motion Studies Through Hand Drawn Animation

ACCAD 5001: Motion Studies Through Hand Drawn Animation was offered this summer and taught by Design MFA candidate, Devin Ensz.

WOSU's TV Program Broad & High Features ACCAD

WOSU's Broad & High TV program will feature ACCAD's summer program tomorrow evening, Thurs., 7/13 at 8:00 PM on WOSU TV. Digital Animation: A Summer Mentoring Program for Young Women started their 2017 sessions this week.

Collaboration for Humane Technologies

A $130,000 grant award from the Humanities and Arts Discovery themes initiative will bring together artists, humanists and scientists to explore what it might be like to work, to play, to share and to think in more dynamic technological mediums that access our full multisensory human capacities.

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