Cathryn Ploehn has been appointed as Experimental Publishing intern in the Art-Science Laboratory.
The Experimental Publishing project is part of the Leonardo Initiatives in collaboration with Leonardo/International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (url leonardo.info) and MIT Press.
Cathryn Ploenh is a Senior EMAC student with an interest in interaction design an illustration. Cathryn was previously graphics editor at The Mercury, the UT Dallas student newspaper, where she won numerous award for her editorial cartoons and design. Cathryn is currently involved in research on Big Data visualization with Prof. Alvaro Cardenas and two other students.
Her previous work can be seen at :
Cathryn Ploehn will be developing a number of initiatives including
the e-book and living web companion projects:
The UT Dallas ATEC Art-Science Lab carries out research and development that requires collaboration between artists and scientists, applied to problems of societal urgency and cultural timeliness.