Projects

Interactive Floor Projection System

The interactive projection system prototype displays images on the floor that are responsive to the movement of people through the environment. The movement of the objects on the floor triggers different animations that “follow” the person, creating an interactive experience with the students. The team leveraged a Java API endpoint…
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DMC SurveyToss‽

    The annual DMC survey, gamified for campus pedestrians April 13, 15 & 29, 2015 Mattin Courtyard, Levering Plaza and Gilman Quad Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus The DMC SurveyToss‽ was a public game in which students were asked to play cornhole as a way to answer a single…
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Nathan Towles and Evan Reynolds: Synesthesia Project

The goal of this project is to create an immersive, live, musical performance piece that provides the means to not only engage an audience’s auditory senses, in the traditional manner through the sounds, but also their visual senses through tightly-coupled, vibrant, visual displays. The design of Synesthesia was inspired by a combination…
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Hopkins Baja: Scale Model Body Panel Design

Hopkins Baja SAE, a group of undergraduate engineering students (an car enthusiasts) build a car from scratch and take it to competitions with other university teams each year. For the past two years, body panels for the Hopkins Baja SAE team car have been designed in a Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) program….
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The Politics of Play: Women in Gaming

  The Politics of Play: Media Representations of Women in Gaming A talk by Stephanie Orme, Feminist Game Studies Scholar Saturday, March 7, 2015 7-8:30pm Mattin Arts Center, Offit Wing, Room 160 The Politics of Play was a talk by feminist game studies scholar Stephanie Orme on the gender politics of the…
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Origami Cosmic Web

In the current, observationally successful picture of how the Universe developed, there is an origami analogy that is helpful in understanding the formation of the “cosmic web” arrangement of galaxies. The cosmic web is the cellular, foam-like arrangement of galaxies in the Universe; they line the edges of vast voids….
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Member Profile: Sofia Diez, How Do You See Me Doc

    This Fall, JHU Sophomore Sofia Diez (Mechanical Engineering) shot and edited her first documentary, How Do You See Me. The short doc was immediately picked up by the 2014 Girls Impact the World Film Festival! Sofia shot interviews (on DMC’s BlackMagic 4K) with fellow Hopkins women about contemporary challenges…
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jimmi~research 3D Printer Build Workshop

  The 3D printer build workshop led by jimmi~research and hosted at DMC was an intensive introduction to the world of 3D printing and digital fabrication held January 21-23, 2015 in the DMC MakerSpace. The Practical: During the three day workshop students with varying levels of experience were led through the building of their own…
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Digital Culture Jamming with FORCE

  On October 25, 2014, the Johns Hopkins University Digital Media Center presented ‘Digital Culture Jamming’, a talk on creative digital media by Baltimore-based art-activist group FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture. Participants learned from organizers Hannah Brancato, Rebecca Nagle and Dan Staples how FORCE uses digital pranks, internet memes and public…
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Member Profile: Frederic Vogt, Astronomical 3D Prints

  Frederic Vogt is a PhD student in Astrophysics at the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics of the Australian National University in Canberra researching the physics of star formation in interacting galaxies located in compact groups via optical integral field spectroscopy. Frederic spent Sept. 2013 – June 2014 at…
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