Roger Malina is an artscience researcher, astronomer,editor and educator. His UTD ArtSciLab focuses on research that involves close collaboration between scientists and artists, in particular developing data exploration, data performance and transdisciplinary research and apprenticeships. The lab also carries out research in experimental publishing and curating in collaboration with MIT Press and Leonardo/ISAST and OLATS. He was the NASA PI at the University of California Berkeley Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer satellite. He is former director of the Observatoire Astronomique de Marseille Provence (OAMP) in Marseille, and was a member of its observational cosmology group, which carries out investigations on dark matter and dark energy. He is the Executive Editor of the Leonardo Publications at MIT Press, including the new arteca.mit.edu art science-technology aggregator platform. Roger Malina obtained his BS in physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972, and his PhD in Astronomy from the University of California, Berkeley in 1979. He has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, and the Ars Electronica Golden Nika for collective work through Leonardo. See institutional profile.
Lab member since: 2020