Creative Computation

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Creative computing is a highly interdisciplinary major that combines theory and methodology from computer science and engineering with aesthetic principles and creative practice from the arts. The program is rigorous in its interdisciplinary integration, requiring students to pursue core coursework in both the Lyle School of Engineering and Meadows School of the Arts.

Meet Our Faculty

Courtney Brown Courtney Brown

Courtney Brown

Assistant Professor, Creative Computation

Ira Greenberg Ira Greenberg

Ira Greenberg

Professor and Director
Painting, Drawing and Creative Computation

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Burke Jam

Visiting Professor

Mark Leon

Mark Leon

Associate Professor of Practice, Guildhall

Eric Straw Straw-Eric-April-2023

Eric Straw

Adjunct Lecturer

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Explore the intersection of innovation and imagination through creative technology. From 3D visualization to brain-computer interfaces, creative tech is a catalyst for change in a tech-saturated world.


Creative computing and creative technology are related but different disciplines. Creative computing centers on the use of computer science to create digital art and expression, while creative technology centers on leveraging technology to enhance and augment traditional forms of creative expression or to create new forms of physical art.

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