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Panel: UMass Amherst Alums from Industrial Light & Magic

on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 17:54

UMass Amherst Alums from Industrial Light & Magic Guest Speakers will be joining us as panelists for the ICT Summit 2013.


  • Michael Balog, Creature Supervisor 

  • Robert Gianino, Creative Services Team at Lucasfilm & Senior Staff at Lucasfilm Animation 

  • Keith Kellogg, Animation Supervisor

  • Delio Tramontozzi, Animation Supervisor and CG Animation Department Manager

Speaker Biographies

About ILM 

For over thirty years, Industrial Light & Magic, a division of Lucasfilm Ltd., has set the standard for visual effects and in the process, created some of the most stunning images in the

Panel: MOOC's or Massive Open Online Classes

on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 18:48


The New York Times declared 2012 as "The Year of the MOOC".  Certainly, MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) have been getting a lot of attention and stimulating conversations about the role of online education and technology in higher ed.  Their rapid growth has drawn both praise and skepticism from faculty, administrators, learners and governments.

Panel: The Role of Prototyping in the Design Process

on Fri, 02/15/2013 - 14:44

This panel brings together a group of educators from multiple disciplines to discuss the role of prototyping in the design process.  Graduate and undergraduate projects will be shown from academic courses in architecture, engineering and applied design.


  • Caryn Brause, Assistant Professor, Architecture + Design Program, UMass Amherst

  • Susannah Howe, Design Clinic Director, Picker Engineering Program, Smith College

  • Donna Cohn, Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Design, Hampshire College


Caryn Brause will show work from her digital design and fabrication class.