Janice T. Searleman

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Clarkson University, Department of Computer Science, Adjunct Research Professor

ISEA Bio(s) Available:

  • ISEA2022

    Jan Searleman (California, USA) taught Computer Science at Clarkson University for 37 years, retired in 2015, and since retirement has been an Adjunct Research Professor at Clarkson. Her research areas are Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interaction, and Artificial Intelligence. A senior member of the ACM,  Jan is also on both the ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Art Committee (DAC) and the ACM SIGGRAPH History Committee.  Jan and Bonnie Mitchell coordinated the DAC Online Exhibition “The Earth, Our Home: Art, Technology and Critical Action”. She co-moderated SPARKS talks (Short Presentations of Artworks and Research for the Kindred Spirit) for DAC on “Robotics, Electronics, and Artificial Intelligence” with Hye Yeon Nam, and “Data: Visual Perception, Interpretation and Truth” with Everardo Reyes. Jan co-directs, along with Bonnie Mitchell, the ACM SIGGRAPH History Archive. She also co-directs the ISEA Symposium Archive with Bonnie Mitchell, Wim van der Plas and Terry C.W. Wong.


    Janice Searleman, Adjunct Research Professor of Computer Science, Clarkson University, USA. Searleman graduated with a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts, and a M.S. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She then worked alongside Herb Gelernter in Artificial Intelligence on the SYNCHEM2 project with a team of graduate students and a post-doc.

    As an active member of the ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Art committee, Searleman has been working on a Digital Art Archive for ACM SIGGRAPH and International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA). The archives contain art resources from SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia, ISEA, and the Digital Art Community Online Exhibitions. It is meant to be an easy-to-use and highly interconnected resource for artists, educators, art historians, students, and the art community.


Last Known Location:

  • La Jolla, California, United States of America

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