Faculty Research and Creative Activity

DePaul CDM Research

In CDM’s Robotics and Medical Engineering Lab, Assistant Professor Isuru Godage investigates how the combination of stiff and soft robotic components can create novel robotic hybrids that exploit the advantages and conceal the inherent weaknesses of individual technologies.


Assistant Professor Alireza Khatami’s feature film, Oblivion Verses, premiered at the 74th Venice Film Festival, winning three major awards: the Orizzonti award for best screenplay, Fipresci Best Debut, and Interfilm award.

International Design Awards

Assistant Professor Nathan Matteson and his design company, Obstructures, received a Gold Medal First Place Award in product design at the International Design Awards (“Other Products” category) for their new all-aluminum bass guitar.  

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Professor Daniela Stan Raicu, along with graduate and undergraduate researchers in the Medical Informatics (MedIX) Laboratory, use the power of visual computing to advance research in the medical field.

DePaul CDM Research

Assistant Professor Anna Hozian and Associate Professor Brad Riddell wrote and directed the web series Other People’s Children, which has won a number of film festival awards and received over one million views on BoredTeachers.com.

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Our faculty meet with representatives from industry to discuss potential research collaboration at the annual CDM faculty-industry mixer.


Research and Creative Activity at CDM

CDM treats research and creative activity as integral to its delivery of first-class instruction to students. CDM hosts various informal groups and formal centers dedicated to the pursuit of new learning in computing and digital media. Faculty across the college are engaged in innovative scholarly and creative work and offer collaborative research opportunities with students and partners.

School of Cinematic Arts School of Computing School of Design

Faculty Grants

Our faculty engage in groundbreaking research to advance their field and improve lives.

Research Labs & Centers

CDM is home to several research labs and centers where faculty and students engage in cutting edge research and design.

Student Research Opportunities

Opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in research with faculty are available.

Resources for Faculty

Grants and programs provide resources for faculty to encourage and support research efforts.