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

Oliverio is the founding Executive Director of the Digital Worlds Institute at the University of Florida, with full professorships in both Digital Arts & Sciences and in Music. He holds five Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Under his leadership, Digital Worlds now supports degree programs in Digital Arts & Sciences, including a new graduate degree focused on emerging technologies including AR/ VR/Mixed Reality research, development, and production. 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.

Contact Information
352-294-2000
294-2053
oliverio@ufl.edu
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Room #102
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Mailing Address

P.O. Box 115800
Gainesville, Fl 32611-5800