Faculty

Faculty in the Interactive Media Program at NYU Abu Dhabi come from all over the world with a wide range of teaching and research interests, ranging from software and education to hardware and art practice.

  • Michael Ang, Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: michael.ang@nyu.edu
    Education: MPS New York University ITP; BASc Computer Engineering University of Waterloo

    Research Interests: Interactive Art; Physical Computing; Installations; Public Performance

  • Domna Banakou, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: domna.banakou@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Ionian University; MSc University College London; PhD Universitat de Barcelona

    Research Interests: immersive virtual reality; embodiment; body ownership illusions; empathy; prosocial behavior; mental...

  • Joerg Blumtritt, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media, Creative Technologist Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: joerg.blumtritt@nyu.edu
    Education: Diplom Statistiker (Unversität München)

    Research Interests: Future of Media, Slow Media, Future Political Representation

  • Slavica Ceperkovic, Visiting Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: slavica@nyu.edu
    Education: BFA Toronto Metropolitan University; Diplome Le Fresnoy Studio National Des Arts Contemporains; MDes...

    Research Interests: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, speculative futures, photogrammetry, telexistence

  • Sara Niroobakhsh, Visiting Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sn2616@nyu.edu
    Education: MFA, Art and Technology Studies, School of Art Institute of Chicago

    Research Interests: Bio Art, Interactive Art, Performance Art, AR, VR

  • Aaron Sherwood, Program Head, Interactive Media; Associate Arts Professor of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sherwood@nyu.edu
    Education: Master's in Interactive Telecommunications, New York University (2014); BFA Jazz and Contemporary Mu...

    Research Interests: Applied explorations of consciousness, cosmopoiesis, embodiment, entropy, and semiotics in multi-sen...

  • Michael Shiloh, Associate Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ms10632@nyu.edu
    Education: BS, University of California, Berkeley

    Research Interests: participatory installations, machine art, conceptual furniture