Computing Science Researcher Ke Li receives $200,000 from BC Knowledge Development Fund

December 19, 2022

Computing science professor Ke Li receives $200,000 from the BC Knowledge Devlopment Fund (BCKDF) to support his research in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). The BCKDF was established to invest in and support the research infrastructure in B.C. by providing funding for public post-secondary institutions, research hospitals and affiliated non-profit agencies.

"VR/AR can bring about enormous societal, environmental, and economic benefits for B.C – it can revolutionize service delivery for British Columbians in underserved areas, reduce the need for travel and therefore greenhouse gas emissions, and cultivate specialized talent and technology for the emerging industry of VR/AR media"- Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation. 

Read the media release on the BCKDF here