RIT joins University of Rochester in NSF-funded study about the future of creativity
RIT is joining University of Rochester and others in a National Science Foundation-funded project to learn about the different creative skills that tomorrow’s workforce needs.
The study is centered on the idea that intelligent machines are replacing the routine tasks that people do and creative skills will become even more valuable for future workers.
The project brings together 24 researchers and practitioners, from across the Rochester region, to learn how advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) technology are affecting the creative design process. The team hopes to learn how these valuable creative skills can be developed and nurtured in workers.
The project, called “Exploring Creative Design at the Human-technology Frontier through the Emerging Artist-technologist Occupation,” is being spearheaded by experts at University of Rochester. RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios and School of Individualized Study are contributing to the project.