The ArtSciLab is Hiring!

Student Position in the ArtSciLab led by Prof Roger Malina

Title: Intern in the Leonardo Initiative on Experimental Publishing

Supervisor: Prof Roger Malina ( )
Day to Day Supervision : Andrew Blanton
Advice: Prof Cassini Nazir

The student will work on a number of projects including:
– Assist in technical assembly for two Leonardo e-books to be published by MIT Press in 2014-
– Developing an innovative web site and social media presence for the ArtSciLab
– Developing the Creative Disturbance Podcast Radio Station
– Editorial and technical work on three web site companions Art and Atoms ( ) and Arts, Humanities and Complex Networks ( and Art and Synthetic Biology ( )
– Support on ARTSCILAB projects such as the ArtSciLab Crowdfunding Club

This position was previously held by EMAC Students AJ Klein, Max Mechanic and Cathryn Ploehn

Technical Skills required:
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP – enough knowledge to manage and tinker with websites built with WordPress
Photoshop, Illustrator – good working knowlege
Editorial Coordination, Previous web development experience desired
Experience with Content Management Systems preferred

Hours: flexible , up to 19 1/2 hours a week.

Contact : Charlotte Mason :

Introducing the UTD – ATEC ArtSciLab CrowdFormation


Provide a cooperative environment to inform and promote collaborative efforts of students and faculty to better crowdfund their projects and research.


Providing a collaborative environment for students and faculty to work together in support of their crowdfunding efforts. For example, students with development and engineering ideas can meet with finance and marketing students, as well as video production students, for information sharing regarding crowdfunding techniques and in some instances to cooperatively crowdfund their own projects/research.

Student Coordinatorcf1 copy
David Marlett
, Research Fellow, ATEC ArtSciLab
J.D., CPA, Exec. Dir., National Crowdfunding Association,  214-208-2148

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Roger Malina,


 Weekly @ ArtSciLab in ATEC 3.209, Date/Time TBD
Participants All interested UTD students, faculty and staff. To register interest in being involved or to learn more, email David Marlett or visit us online at

Cathryn Ploehn appointed as Experimental Publishing intern in the Art-Science Laboratory

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 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.