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INTEGRATIVE DESIGN, ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY

The IDeATe Network

As the only U.S. university with top-ten ranked units in computer science, engineering and the arts, Carnegie Mellon is uniquely placed to advance education and research in technology-arts based creative industries. 

The Integrative Design, Arts and Technology (IDeATe) network at Carnegie Mellon connects diverse strengths across the university to advance education, research, and creative practice in domains that merge technology and arts expertise. The core activities of IDeATe include: eight undergraduate concentration and minors on new creative industry themes: game design, animation and special effects, media design, sound design, learning media design, innovation & entrepreneurship, intelligent environments, and physical computing delivered in collaborative learning and making labs. We offer a professional Masters degree in Emerging Media offered across the College of Fine Arts, the School of Computer Science, and the College of Engineering. Our interdisciplinary research activities and labs include responsive environments, reality computing, physical computing, expanded theater, human machine virtuosity, learning media design, participatory culture incubator. We are also partners with the Entertainment Technology Center, a premiere professional center for interactive entertainment with specialization on the art and science of game design and development, specifically in transformational games. IDeATe activities also synergize with a number of intercollegiate undergraduate and graduate degrees spanning technology and the arts.

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MechE/IDeATe student Roberto Andaya and IDeATe student technical advisor Efrain Barbosa were on the winning team of this year's Build18 Festival
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Sophomore Morgan Reed describes her experience in IDeATe's Responsive Mobile Environments/Building an Atmosphere course
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White House Highlights CMU’s Leadership in Maker Education
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Carnegie Mellon University students are developing green thumbs for the Red Planet