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Submitted by burnsc on Sat, 06/14/2014 - 8:09am



At the University of Calgary, we formed the Computational Media Design Program to enable students to conduct research at the intersection of art, music, design and computer science.

The Computational Media Design (CMD) graduate program is composed of the Department of Computer Science, the Faculty of Environmental Design and the Faculty of Arts: School of Creative and Performing Arts - Music and Department of Art.  Students can earn graduate degrees, both Master of Science and PhD. The research-based graduate degrees explore the relationships between and among art, design, science and technology.

In the expanding world of multimedia and design, there is an increasing need for graduates who can conduct and direct complex projects that combine computing expertise with the creative energies of artists and designers. Numerous opportunities exist for our graduates in companies whose primary business is game design and development, film, TV, web design, simulation, networking, interactive media, and mobile and wearable computing to name just a few. Interest in our graduates also comes from the creative fields of dance, music, theatre and the visual arts.


Gallery FM exhibition
Title: "Cali B: That which is given"
By: Sarah Storteboom and Lindsay MacDonald
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 12 – Friday, Dec. 19
Open: Monday - Thursday, rotating schedule
Location: Gallery FM, ICT 133
Closing reception: Dec. 11th
Time: TBA
CMD Graduate Seminar
Presented by: Gerry Straathof
Title: Where is Every Body: Locating People Directly in Front of Large Screens using Multiple Kinects
Date: Monday, December 15, 2014 at 11am
Location: ICT 516
See Abstract
Winter 2015 CPSC 683 "Information Visualization"
NOTE: This course has just been scheduled as follows:
CPSC 683 L01 - Information Visualization on TR at 12:30 for 75 mins. cap.12 in MS 680A (Sessional) Instructor: Charles Perin

This means it will take place Tuesday and Thursday starting at 12:30 and going to 1:45, in the seminar room attached to iLab (MS 680A). It has a limit of 12 students so you might want to get your registration in.
Winter 2015 EVDS 683.99 “Building Performance Simulation”
Monday, Wednesday; 09:30-10:50
Room = PF 2165 , Capacity = 12
Instructor: CMD-PhD student Salman Araghi Khalil