Dr. Barbara Rauch is an artist practitioner and research academic. She is a Digital Futures Initiative hire, in a tenure- position at OCAD University, Toronto in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Graduate Studies. Rauch is the Graduate Program Director for the Interdisciplinary Master’s Program in Art, Media & Design (IAMD). She is the Director for the Data Materialization Lab and PI for the e_Motion Research Project. As a researcher within the Digital Media Research and Innovation Institute, she investigates the development of emotion with the facilitation of data analysis, using advanced technology in 3D printing, sculpting and analysis.