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Profile photo of Rob GorbetRob Gorbet, PhD, PEng

Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Knowledge Integration

Cross-Appointments:
- Electrical & Computer Engineering
- Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering
- Architecture

Contact information:

Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 33489
Office: Environment 1 (EV1), room 214
Email: rbgorbet@uwaterloo.ca
            

Degrees:

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 230, The Museum Course: Preparation and Field Trip
  • INTEG 231, The Museum Course: Field Trip Project
  • INTEG 320, The Museum Course: Research and Design
  • INTEG 321, The Museum Course: Practicum and Presentation
  • INTEG 375, Art & Technology

Outreach/enrichment education:

  • Judge & Chair, FIRST Robotics, 2002-present
  • Faculty Member, SHAD Waterloo, 2008-present