News archive - 2016

Saturday, November 26, 2016

KI students on TEDxUW organizing team

Three KI students worked hard to helped make the TEDxUW 2016 event a success!

Danielle Cruz was the outreach manager, Anne Fillion was the participant experience manager, and Samir Reynolds was the livestream manager.

The theme this year, "The Interconnectedness of Things", was especially relevant to KI students because of their interdisciplinary and interconnected approach to problem-solving and learning.

Friday, September 30, 2016

KI alumni team up in design project competition

Alexandra Olarnyk, BKI '15, Adam Thorsteinson, BKI '14, and Rebecca Mendes from Waterloo's GBDA program, recently worked on a very cool project.

They entered a package design competition and their design was chosen into the top 40 of the best works, after a jury analyzed over 700 entries from 46 countries. It was displayed in Prague at the CZECHDESIGN Gallery.

The challenge was to design a cardboard package that can be used again after its initial use.

Monday, September 19, 2016

KI researchers awarded funding

Congratulations to Knowledge Integration faculty members on recent funding support for their research.

Rob Gorbet and the Living Architecture Systems Group (LASG) have been awarded a $2,476,738 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant for their "Living architecture systems".

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

KI professor wins prestigious Early Researcher Award

Knowledge Integration Assistant Professor John McLevey received the Early Researcher Award (ERA), a program that helps promising and recently appointed researchers to build their research team of undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The award consists of $150,000 over five years.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Congratulations BKI grads of 2016!

The BKI class of 2016 convocated today, and another group of solution integrators are now out to change the world!

Here they are at our convocation reception: