Multimedia Lab
(CS 2205)


Lab Director: Tony Scarlatos

Tony has a Master's degree in Visual Communications. He worked as an art director for 12 years before teaching at Stony Brook, for companies such as Doubleday and Cablevision. Tony's work received numerous national awards, such as the Federal Design Achievement Award, and was published in American Artist magazine. He has developed software for LILCO, the NY State Dept. of Education, SUNY Suffolk, Brooklyn College, and Columbia University. Tony has his own multimedia software development company, Art&Sol, with clients such as the Long Island Museum and Computer Associates. He received a Teaching Excellence Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences in 2018.

Office hours as posted, or by appointment


Teaching Philosophy

Talk to the Stony Brook Computing Society

Article about Benevolent Computing, Stony Brook Magazine, Winter 2018, Vol. 3

CEAS Teaching Award


Articles about teaching and learning:

"Steve Jobs: Technology Alone Is Not Enough", By Jonah Lehrer, The New Yorker, 10/7/2011

"Why Technology Will Never Fix Higher Education", By Kentaro Toyama, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 5/19/2015

"Lecture Me. Really", By Molly Worthen, NY Times, 10/17/2015

"Teaching: Just Like Performing Magic", by Jessica Lahey, The Atlantic Magazine, 1/21/2016

"A Leading Silicon Valley Engineer Explains Why Every Tech Worker Needs A Humanities Education", By Tracy Chou, Quartz, 6/28/2017

"The Beginner's Creed", By Peter J. Denning, Communications of the ACM, August 2017

"College Advice I Wish I'd Taken", By Susan Shapiro, NY Times, 10/17/2017

"What Straight-A Students Get Wrong", By Adam Grant, NY Times, 12/8/2018

"In the Salary Race, Engineers Sprint but English Majors Endure", by David Deming, NY Times, 9/20/2019

"Why I Teach", by Viet Thanh Nguyen, NY Times, 9/23/2019




Anna Featherstone

Lab Hours Tuesday 2:40 - 5:10


Mustafa Isik

Lab Hours Wednesday 4:30 - 7:00