Matthew Lewis, PhD
331 Sullivant Hall
1813 N. High St
Columbus OHIO 43210
Areas of Expertise
- Emerging Technologies
- Computer Animation
- Generative Design
- PhD, Computer and Information Science, The Ohio State University
- MS, Computer and Information Science, The Ohio State University
- BSE, Computer Science Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
- BA, Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
Matthew Lewis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Design at The Ohio State University. He holds a joint appointment with the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) in the College of Arts and Sciences. He is additionally core faculty affiliated with the Translational Data Analytics Institute (TDAI) where he is currently involved with establishing a virtual data art infrastructure, and is a Co-PI of the IoT Data Security lab in residence.
Dr. Lewis works at the intersection of emerging technologies, computer graphics, and generative design, creating visualizations, art works, and digital tools. He has taught creative coding, interactive performance and installation technologies, virtual environments, 3D animation, digital lighting, and procedural animation. His current research efforts include visualizing virtual trees as part of an environmental restoration and health equity project, and exploring immersive representations for digital humanities data.