Image: Basak Alper, Graham Wakefield, Wes Smith, Lance Putnam
Research at MAT
Research and creative work at the Media Arts and Technology Program spans a wide range of topics, projects, and
laboratories. Areas of interest include the following:
Electronic music and sound design - Computer music and algorithmic composition; computer
generated music; human-computer cooperation in music; design and synthesis of new sounds;
sonic diffusion; 3D spatial sound.
Interactive art - Interactive art installations; generative and algorithmic art; immersive art
environments; computational photography. Aesthetic research through the implementation of
complex technologies for new forms of content, narratives, experiences and analysis.
Visualization - Scientific, information, and algorithmic visualization of complex, high-dimensional
data; immersive visualization environments; applications in science, design, entertainment, and
Transarchitectures, transvergence, worldmaking, immersive cinema, spatial narrative, digital performance algorithmic fabrication, objective beauty, myth and media, philosophy of media arts and architectures, THEMAS ( (research and pedagogy framework advancing beyond STEM/STEAM model, to include Technologies/Humanities, Engineering/Mathematics, Arts/Sciences).
Multimedia signal processing.
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