Dean Terry is the Founder of the Emerging Media + Communication Program at the University of Texas at Dallas. The program started in 2009 and now has over 40 graduate students and 150 undergraduates.
Terry also founded and directs MobileLab, a collaborative research group that is supported by a who’s who of the telecom industry: Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, Texas Instruments, Apple, RIM (Blackberry), Samsung, etc. MobileLab projects have been shown at SXSW, CTIA, Mobilize, and Supernova.
Dean Terry’s hybrid research / creative projects developed with student collaborators have received international attention. EnemyGraph & Undetweetable were featured in major press outlets worldwide including ABC, NPR, Wall Street Journal, and were discussed widely across the globe.
Areas of creative research: mobile/ internet communication design, networked identity, technology and culture, network based creativity & collaboration, experimental film, sound, synthesis, and art.