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James Charles Oliverio
Digital Worlds Institute/Digital Arts & Sciences; Music

James Oliverio is an American academic with full professorships in both Digital Arts & Sciences and in Music at the University of Florida. He served as the founding Director of the UF Digital Worlds Institute from 2001-2023. Under his leadership, Digital Worlds developed a global reputation for innovative research, development, and production in interactive and distirbuted digital media.  DIgital Worlds (DW) hosts degree programs in Digital Arts & Sciences (DAS), including the one-year intensive Masters in DAS (MiDAS) degree focused on emerging technologies, and the BA in DAS (BADAS) degree in both on-campus and online delivery modes. Oliverio has served as PI and/or Co-PI on numerous interdisciplinary projects funded by agencies including the National Science Foundation (NSF), the US Department of Defense/ Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), the US Department of Agriculture, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), the Lila Wallace/Readers Digest Foundation, and the Atlanta Committee for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Oliverio’s orchestral scores have been commissioned and premiered by ensembles including the Cleveland Orchestra and the symphonies of Atlanta, Columbus, and Pittsburgh, in addition to performances at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. He has produced for and collaborated with Jazz @ Lincoln Center, the New York Philharmonic, the New York City Ballet, and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Oliverio has also served as Artistic Consultant on a number of projects with jazz legend Wynton Marsalis. Before coming to UF he was the Composer in Residence and Director of the AudioLab in the Graphics, Visualization, and Usability (GVU) Center in the Georgia Tech College of Computing.

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Gainesville, Fl 32611-5800