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Newest Undergraduate Stories
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SFU’s ground-breaking, interdisciplinary Semester in Alternate Realities brought together 18 students from across the university to create virtual reality experiences that address real-world problems such as climate change, mental health, data privacy, and the global refugee crisis.
The Touchpoint Design Conference connects SIAT’s undergraduate students and program to industry in tangible ways through a one-day conference featuring inspiring and informative talks from leading design industry professionals
Newest Graduate Stories
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Weina Jin is a 3rd-year PhD student in SIAT. Her thesis has a focus on developing explainable AI (artificial intelligence) to support doctors' decision-making processes. As a research assistant in supervisor Dr. Diane Gromala’s Pain Studies Lab, she designs virtual reality technologiesfor chronic pain patients.
A graduate student design team led by Dr. Alissa Antle tackles escalating violence, inequality and marginalization in schools by envisioning a futuristic learning environment for children.
Erick Oduor received his Ph.D. from SIAT in 2015. He is currently a research scientist at IBM Research Africa located in Nairobi, Kenya. In this graduate alumni spotlight, Erick reflects on his experience at SIAT and offers advice to current graduate students.
Newest Research Stories
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The Tangible Embodied Child-Computer Interaction Lab, directed by Professor Alissa Antle, conducts applied research addressing the modern needs of kids. Capitalising on the mind-body unity, the Lab design of tangible interfaces that aim to make a difference in children’s lives.
Through applied research in the design of human-computer interaction for everyday scenario, cLab members are contributing to the refinement of research and design methods to increase the interaction efficiency and improve its overall quality.
Dr. Aceves Sepúlveda’s latest work Women Made Visible: Feminist Art and Media in post-1968 Mexico was recently published by the University of Nebraska.