Vibeke Sorensen

Nanyang Technological University


Vibeke Sorensen is a professor and artist working in digital multimedia, computer animation, interactive architectural installation, and visual-music. Her artwork spans four decades and has been published and exhibited worldwide. From 1984 – 1994, she was faculty and Founding Director of the Computer Animation Laboratory at the California Institute of the Arts, and from 1994 – 2004 Professor and Founding Chair of the Division of Animation and Digital Arts at the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. She has a long history of collaboration with scientists and engineers in developing new technologies, including at the San Diego Supercomputer Center, the California Institute of Technology, the University of Southern California, and Princeton University.  She is a 2001 Rockefeller Foundation Fellow in Film/Video/Multimedia, and has been a consultant for Disney and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA. Her research has been supported by the US National Science Foundation, the USC Annenberg Center for Communication and Zumberge Fund for Innovation in Research, and Intel Corporation. She has been Professor and Chair of the School of Art, Design and Media at NTU Singapore since 2009 and Adjunct Professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia since 2016.