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 P. Allison, Visiting Assistant Arts Professor of Interactive Media Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: mpa292@nyu.edu
    Education: BS University of Southern California; MPS New York University

    Research Interests: Virtual Reality; Immersive Narrative; Volumetric Filmmaking

  • 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

  • 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

  • Heather Dewey-Hagborg, Visiting Assistant Professor Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: hdh216@nyu.edu
    Education: PHD Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    Research Interests: visual art, biotechnology, biopolitics, AI

  • Jonny Farrow, Assistant Arts Professor in Visual Arts and Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jf613@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Troy University; MA The City College of New York (CUNY); MFA The School of the Art Institute of C...

    Research Interests: sculpture, hardware hacking, printmaking, sound art

  • Sarah Fay Krom, Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sfk3@nyu.edu
    Education: BFA Carnegie Mellon University; MFA University of California, Santa Cruz

    Research Interests: interactive storytelling, computational cinema and character performance, procedural animation, visu...

  • 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