Whether we're focused on human-centered research, media research, games for entertainment and learning or documentary filmmaking – our faculty and students strive to make a difference and empower individuals.
What if your car took over all duties of driving for you? Would you have enough trust to sit back, relax and enjoy the ride if a machine was navigating the road? Two researchers have teamed up to study the human component of self-driving cars, with special a focus on trust and comfort.Read more
We have dedicated labs researching learning games, social science and technology, as well as a center focused on political and social issues related to media, communication and information policy.
Amol Pavangadkar is the director of sandbox engagement and a senior producer with the Department of Media and Information. He has produced and directed more than 50 media projects, working with a range of international collaborators and federal and state agencies.
Rabindra (“Robby”) Ratan is an Assistant Professor and AT&T Scholar at Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the College of Education’s program in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology.