Gunalan Nadarajan is a curator, author, and researcher working at the intersection of the arts, science, and technology. Since July 2012 he is dean of the School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan. His publications include the book Ambulations and many essays and academic articles. Nadarajan corresponding editor to several international journals and curated many international exhibitions, most notably Ambulation, Cyberarts: Intersections of Art and Technology, 180kg, TOYS and Interfaces and was contributing curator for Documenta XI & Mediacity. Nadarajan has several ongoinig research projects in art and biology, phytodynamics, robotic arts, toys, ambient intelligence, nano-fabrication, smart clothing and gaming. As chair he served for the second international Conference on Media Art Histories, the ISEA Conference Singapore and many other events of the field.