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Thanassis Rikakis

Thanassis Rikakis

Founding Director and Professor, School of Arts, Media and Engineering, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Thanassis.Rikakis@asu.edu

480-965-0972

Department of School of Arts, Media + Engineering
Arizona State University
PO Box 878709
Tempe, AZ 85287-8709
USA

Titles

  • Founding Director and Professor, School of Arts, Media and Engineering, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts/Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Biography

Thanassis Rikakis is Professor and founding Director of the School of Arts Media and Engineering (AME) at Arizona State University. Dr. Rikakis' research work and publications are in the areas of experiential media, mixed reality rehabilitation, interdisciplinary education, sound perception, and media arts systems for education. He is Principal Investigator of a current NSF IGERT grant for interdisciplinary research and education in experiential media and Director of the Digital Culture Curriculum at ASU. His educational background is in music composition and computer music.

Education

  • DMA, Computer Music/Psychoacoustics, Columbia University, 1994
  • MA, Music Composition, Columbia University, 1988
  • BA, Music Composition, Ithaca College, 1985

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