OCAD University congratulates Dr. Kate Sellen, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design and Dr. Alexis Morris, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences, on being named Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs.
Dr. Sellen is the Canada Research Chair in Design for Health, performing design research in areas of health that involve significant challenges regarding the effective design of tools to support dynamic experiences and work practices. Her research will create new conceptual frameworks for use in design with a focus on safety, performance work/task dynamics and temporality. Dr. Sellen is also director and principal investigator of Health Design Studio: TEMPO.
Dr. Alexis Morris is the Canada Research Chair in the Internet of Things, creating a human-centered Internet of Things capacity with adaptive human-machine interface designs, pattern recognition, context-awareness and mixed reality. His research enables humans-in-the-loop to better perceive complex information communications within smart environment applications while simultaneously aligning application behaviors to situation demands. Dr. Morris is also the director of Adaptive Context Environments (ACE) Lab.