8/4/2016The McPherson Eye Research Institute hosts a presentation by Dr. JoAnn Kuchera-Morin

Dr. JoAnn Kuchera-Morin presented the annual McPherson ERI Lecture speaking on "Harnessing Sight and Sound to Explore Complex Information” at the McPherson Eye Research Institute.


6/20/2016The AlloSphere partners with MOXI

The AlloSphere as part of its outreach initiatives, is partnering with MOXI (The Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation). This partnership will involve the design and setup of an Immersive Media Theater showcasing JoAnn Kuchera-Morin's, Lance Puntnam's and Luca Peliti's interactive exploration of the electron wave functions in a hydrogen-like atom. More info.


3/16/2016Kuchera-Morin Keynote at IMERSA Summit

Dr. JoAnn Kuchera-Morin presents the Keynote address at the IMERSA (Immersive Media Research, Science and Arts) Summit 2016.


2/18/2016CREATE and MAT present The First AlloSphere Concert

Featuring a multichannel remix of John Chowning's "Turenas", and works by the UCSB CREATE Ensemble, Akshay Cadambi, David Gordon, Federico Llach and Fernando Rincon Estrada.


5/29/2015MAT End of Year Show and AlloSphere Open House.

On May 29th the Media Arts & Technology program will host its annual end of year show. The show will prominently feature works from members of the AlloSphere Research Group and tours of the AlloSphere will also be given on a first-come, first-serve basis.


5/30/2015The AlloSphere, DP High School and the Mosher Foundation partner for STEAM education

This new partnership between the academy, MAT and UCSB’s AlloSphere Research Facility is providing the high schoolers with hands-on mentorship and re-envisioning education in science and engineering. More info.


3/17/2015Kuchera-Morin Keynote at Big Data Symposium

Dr. JoAnn Kuchera-Morin presents the Keynote address at the Big Data Symposium hosted by the UTSA College of Business.


6/6/2014MAT End of Year Show and AlloSphere Open House.

On June 6th the Media Arts & Technology program will host its annual end of year show. The show will prominently feature works from members of the AlloSphere Research Group and tours of the AlloSphere will also be given on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Dr. Kuchera-Morin speaks at the IX Symposium5/22/2014

Dr. Kuchera-Morin was part of a keynote panel discussion on the theme of Innovation & Formats, as part of the 2014 International Symposium on Immersive Creativity, held in Montreal, Canada.


Pablo Colapinto speaks at C++ Now.5/13/2014

ARG Researcher and Deutsch Fellow Pablo Colapinto presented his research on Versor, a C++ library for geometric algebra, in a talk titled Generic Programming of Generic Spaces: Compile-Time Geometric Algebra with C++11.


5/9/2014Dr. Matt Wright speaks at the CalArts Digital Arts Expo.

ARG Research Director and MAT Lecturer Dr. Matt Wright spoke at the 2014 CalArts Digital Arts Expo and Symposium for Computer Science in Arts Education. His talked focused on using C++ and the AlloSystem library to teach programming to beginning digital arts practitioners.


5/4/2014UCSB is now a CUDA Research Center.

Under a proposal by Dr.JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, UCSB was accepted as a CUDA research center. Becoming a NVIDIA CUDA Research Center provides a variety of benefits to the campus, and ensures early access for AlloSphere researchers to cutting-edge NVIDIA hardware and software for parallel computing.


3/25/2014Dr. Kuchera-Morin speaks at 2014 NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference.

Dr. Kuchera-Morin was a featured speaker on the potential for large scale, immersive visualizations and sonifications to drive data discovery.


2/21/2014Two new journal publications for the ARG.

The first, spearheaded by former ARG researcher Dr. Graham Wakefield, is titled Spatial Interaction in a Multi-User Immersive Instrument and appeared in the November / December issue of Computer Graphics & Applications. The second, with first author Dr. JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, is titled Immersive, Full-Surround, Multi-User System Design, and appears in the May issue of Computers & Graphics.

Kuchera-Morin, J., Wright, M., Wakefield, G., Roberts, C., Höllerer, T., Adderton, D. Immersive, Full-Surround, Multi-User System Design. Computers & Graphics. Volume 40, May 2014

Wakefield, G., Höllerer, T., Kuchera-Morin, J., Roberts, C., Wright, M. Spatial Interaction in a Multi-User Immersive Instrument. Computer Graphics & Applications. Nov.-Dec. 2103, pages 14-20.


11/4/2013UCSB press release on the ARG.

A news release by UCSB's Office of Public Affairs and Communications titled "Hybrid Researchers Are Working at the Intersection of Art and Science", describes the hybrid research being done in the AlloSphere made possible by a grant by the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation.