Bridget Baird


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Academic

Past or Other Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Connecticut College, _Professor

ISEA Bio(s) Available:


  • ISEA2020

    Bridget Baird is a Professor Emerita in Computer Science and Mathematics at Connecticut College (USA) and a past Director of the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology. Much of her past and current research examines the intersections among the arts and various technologies. Some of her projects include investigating an archaeological site in Ecuador through virtual reality and digital methods, exploring music and dance through motion capture and multiple modalities, using digital techniques and algorithms to better understand and mine historical documents, and more recently, addressing climate change and environmental concerns by using generative art. Baird collaborated, as a Fulbright scholar, with colleagues in both Mexico and Ecuador. Involvement with the local community has also been important to her and a constant interest has been to increase the number of women in the sciences.

    ISEA2017

    Bridget Baird PhD, USA.

    ISEA 2011

    Bridget Baird teaches courses in computer science and mathematics at Connecticut College and directs independent studies in arts and technology. Current and recent research projects include using archival and GIS information to create a site-based immersive historical installation; using motion capture to analyze dance movements; using digital techniques to mine historical documents; and using virtual reality and digital techniques to explore an archaeological site in Cochasquí, Ecuador. She attended Bryn Mawr College as an undergraduate and then received her Ph.D. in mathematics from SUNY at Buffalo. She plays an active part in Connecticut College’s interdisciplinary center in arts and technology and was the director for many years.


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  • Connecticut, United States of America

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