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The School of Interactive Arts & Technology is part of a large, vibrant community at Simon Fraser University. Here you can stay up-to-date on our latest news, and learn about events and information sessions.
SIAT graduate Dr. Xin Tong receives postdoc at Stanford University May 31, 2021
Tong and researchers at the Stanford University Pervasive Wellbeing Lab are working on projects that examine how the design and use of technology can be leveraged to better monitor and improve mental health and happiness.
Alumni Spotlight: Gökhan Cetin May 28, 2021
Gökhan received an MSc in Interactive Arts & Technology in 2018. He is currently a Business Intelligence Engineer at Amazon.
Generative art piece by SIAT professor Philippe Pasquier on display in Istanbul gallery exhibition May 18, 2021
SIAT professor Philippe Pasquier’s generative art piece Autolume Mzton is currently on exhibition at the Akbank Sanat Gallery in Istanbul, Turkey as part of the Dystopia Sound Art Festival.
SIAT university lecturer Chantal Gibson awarded 3M National Teaching Fellowship
The 3M National Teaching Fellowship celebrates the tremendous impact of Chantal Gibson’s writing and her anti-racism and decolonizing work in her own classroom, and in schools and cultural institutions across Canada.
Alumni Spotlight Cheryl Quin April 27, 2021
Audrey received her Ph.D. from SIAT in 2016. She is an Assistant Professor in the School of Art, Art History, and Design at the University of Washington in Seattle.
SIAT Project Showcase April 22, 2021
SIAT is pleased to present the Spring 2021 Digital Project Showcase where we are highlighting the fantastic work and projects completed by SIAT students during the Spring 2021 semester.
SIAT instructor Chantal Gibson awarded prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship April 12, 2021
The prestigious award celebrates exceptional teachers in post-secondary education and recognizes Gibson, whose anti-racism and decolonizing work is making an impact in her classrooms and in schools and cultural institutions across Canada.
SIAT graduate student exhibits interactive art installation at the 13th Shanghai Biennale March 29, 2021
School of Interactive Arts & Technology MSc student Pinyao Liu’s art installation, Breath of Light, aims to foster a feeling of connection and awareness through the process of breathing synchronization.
SIAT students shine at UGC March 16, 2021
On March 5th, students from across SIAT and the Faculty presented their projects at the FCAT Undergraduate Conference.
SIAT professor and students participate in inaugural hackathon March 09, 2021
On February 20-21, 2021, innovative individuals from SIAT and across the university came together to embrace their passion for technology, all in the span of 24 hours.
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science February 11, 2021
Featuring SIAT instructor Helmine Serban, a teacher of diverse subjects at SIAT including interactive systems, human-computer interaction, electric circuits, mobile computing, web design, and computational media.
SIAT researchers aim to improve communication of COVID-19 trends through 3D visualizations February 01, 2021
Professor Wolfgang Stuerzlinger and his colleagues have recently been named the recipients of an NSERC grant to research and develop better communication about COVID-19 trends through 3D visualization.