Rob GorbetRob Gorbet, PhD, PEng

Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Knowledge Integration

Cross-Appointed to Electrical & Computer Engineering

Contact information:

Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 43489
Office: Environment 1 (EV1), room 214


PhD Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 1997
MASc Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 1994
BASc Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 1992

Awards & Recognition:

  • Collaborative installation work Hylozoic Ground chosen to represent Canada at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, 2010
  • Faculty of Engineering Teaching Excellence, 2003

Research interests:

Interfaces. Physical interfaces, interfaces between disciplines, interfaces between people. Interface design; interactive artworks; human interaction in collaboration, teaching, and learning.

Courses taught:

  • INTEG 320: The Museum Course: Research and Design
  • INTEG 321: The Museum Course: Practicum and Presentation
  • INTEG 375: Technology Art Studio

Outreach/enrichment education:

  • Judge, Regional Planning Chair & Board Member, FIRST Robotics Canada, 2002-present
  • Faculty Member, Shad Waterloo, 2008-2013
  • Program Director, Shad Waterloo, 2016-present