Courses – Spring 2024
CSCI 299 / CITA 284 – Digital Media Programming
A course exploring code as a creative medium, including principles of digital media, computational art and design, computer music and sound, animation, live performance and interactive installations, and the algorithmic arts. Students will be exposed to several algorithmic arts examples, a scripting language, and develop several digital media artifacts. For more information, see class webpage.
CITA 300 – Seminar on Computing and Society
A seminar course to prepare majors for careers in CS by discussing and studying professional, ethical, legal, and social issues and responsibilities in computing. Local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society will also be addressed. Oral presentations and written work will be required. For more information, see class webpage.
CSCI 397/499 – Algorithmic Music and Art
This course focuses on selected topics in the intersection of computer science and acoustics, music, sound, interaction, and avant garde forms of music composition and performance, as well as music technology. Research topics include data sonification and interaction design, spatial audio and virtual/augmented reality, music performance and digital musical instruments, interfaces for musical expression, including sensors and hardware, interactive audio and game audio, and telematic performance, among others. For more information, see the AI, Music, and Interaction Lab webpage.
Here is my teaching philosophy as a separate page (due to its length). It captures my thoughts / beliefs on what makes one an effective teacher (as well as an effective student, as good teaching does not happen in isolation—it requires engaged, inquisitive students).