COnvergent Media and Exploratory Technologies

COMET Lab is an applied research laboratory in the Department of Human-Centered Computing, Luddy School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, where faculty and students work together to deliver web, mobile and interactive media solutions for a range of projects. These include projects submitted by units from the IUPUI campus, external organizations and the community at large.


Fall 2023 is here!

Fall 2023 is here!

Lots of exciting things are happening! Luddy Indy has a new Dean, the Human-Centered Computing Department, home of COMET Lab, has a new Department Chair, Luddy Indy has HUNDREDS of new students, COMET Lab has some exciting new projects and much, much more! The COMET Lab starts the year with a new Leadership Committee, aimed at getting the COMET Lab to be student-focused and student-organized as much as possible. We… Read More »Fall 2023 is here!

Featured Project

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The Legacy Indiana Finance Database Project converted millions of Indiana tax records from all 92 Indiana counties and normalized them to create a master data set of several years of state finance data for the Polis Center.

Featured Program


The COMET Lab is developing Training Programs to develop skills we need, augment academic courses, and provide experiential learning. Learn more…

Featured Training

Standardize Project Repositories and Presentation

Prepared by: Hasaranga Jayathilake, Supraja Pericherla & Prakashini Reddy Create a Repository as the template for the lab project. * If your project already has a polis-comet-lab repository, you do not need to follow this instruction part. 1. Go to 2. Click the “Use this template” green-coloured button. 3. Then select “Create a new repository” from the drop-down menu that comes from the Use this template. 4. Give the… Read More »Standardize Project Repositories and Presentation