Creative computing explores a world of expressive possibilities using code and design to shape the world. This interdisciplinary field coalesces computing with other disciplines centering around the intersection of computing and research design in an interdisciplinary context.
At IDSC, the team engages in the following areas of creative computing:
Meaningful use of immersive technologies to leverage the transformative power of VR and AR in education, training, and simulation to healthcare and storytelling,
Creativity, Machine Learning and AI
Explores how this foundational technology of the 21st century can be used in the arts, humanities, communication, and social sciences.
Explores how emerging technologies affect our behaviors and impacts products, services, and culture.
Director, Creative Computing
Department Chair and Associate Professor | Interactive Media, School of Communication
Kim Grinfeder Is the Director of the Interactive Media Program at the University of Miami. Kim likes to take complex ideas and distill them into clear messaging and visual concepts. His production skill set wavers between design, film, and code with a strong focus on user experience.
As an entrepreneur, Kim successfully established and sold two companies.
He joined the faculty at the School of Communication in 2003 and holds a Master’s degree in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Miami. He founded the Department of Interactive Media after establishing a successful M.F.A. and a B.S.C. in Interactive Media. His work has been recognized at film and technology festivals globally, but he’s most proud of his students’ accomplishments.
His work often explores new media tech across the spectrum including immersive storytelling, interactive installations, UI Design, branching narratives & emerging communication technologies. His current research and creative work interests are in producing 360º films, immersive storytelling, and non-linear narratives.
Creative Computing Experts