Research Projects

DIY Assistive Technology

Faculty Amy Hurst As the Internet and web-enabled technologies become ubiquitous and there is greater need for web-related jobs, there is a lack of diversity and representation by persons with disabilities. One factor contributing to this is that the production of web technologies presents various accessibility barriers for individuals that …

P5 Riso Printing

Integrated Digital Media Faculty: Tega Brain, Luke Dubois With the increase in time people spend looking at screens, comes the necessity of better understanding how to deal with digital images and graphics. Knowing how to manipulate images through programming is an emerging way of digital design, which is why the …

Sunbots

Integrated Digital Media Faculty and PI Kathleen McDermott The Sunbots project is an exercise in speculative design, centered on crafting robotic appendages for houseplants. The robotic base, recharged by solar panels, gives the plant autonomous motion to search for sunlight. As an open-source project, a core objective is to create …