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ICAT Projects

Funded to artists, designers, engineers, and scientists who come together in a living laboratory that fosters creativity and promotes critical reflection, ICAT projects showcase research across disciplines. Explore below to discover how our faculty and students are solving the complex problems of the world.

Research Areas

There are eight key themes that encompass ICAT-supported research, teaching, and outreach projects: Reimagining Education, Designing a More Sustainable World, Empowering Data, Amplifying the Arts, Bridging Physical Distance, Making Big Discoveries with Immersive Technologies, Creating the Future of Work, and Engaging Community.

Advances in technology are changing the ways we work. From the aesthetics, and functionality to the ways we collaborate, these projects focus on efficiency, productivity, and value. Read more

Science should be available to everyone. Research shouldn’t be hidden in labs and buried on computer hard drives. Read more

Immersive technologies are changing the research landscape. These projects use visual design, 3D modeling, animation, programming, motion capture integration, and true 360-degree sound. Read more

Connecting people separated by distance. With the propagation of COVID-19, what was once a matter of convenience is now a requirement. Read more

Art and technology continually define and redefine our world. Art provides a powerful lens for viewing the world and opens up the possibilities to traverse domains, often in the most unexpected ways. Read more

Pioneering new possibilities with data. As our data-filled world continues to expand it becomes increasingly difficult to manage and make sense of the overwhelming amounts of information. Read more

Creativity that spurs change. This work supports our ecological and cultural resilience. Thoughtful environmental design means a better world for us all. Read more

A new blueprint for the future of learning. We’re creating educational environments that prepare students to confidently enter a world requiring creativity, adaptability, and collaboration. Read more

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