Center for Computational Experience

We innovate technology practices and platforms to enhance everyday, lived human experience. Founded in 2010 with a focus on games and playable media, the Center's mission has grown to encompass a broad range of computationally enabled activities--from VR stroke rehabilitation, to apps that help users track and manage mood, to wearables that assist conversational balance, as well as cutting edge games and playful experiences. Our world-class research faculty combine expertise in engineering, arts, humanities, and design. We draw upon the unique strengths and sensibilities of UC Santa Cruz--a deep concern for wellbeing and social good, closeness to and respect for the natural world, and technological skill (with Silicon Valley less than an hour away). Choose one of our research themes below, to learn more about what we do. For more information about partnering with CCE or to learn more about our membership program, contact



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