CFI Funding Announcements

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Congratulations to OCAD U faculty Dr. Cindy Poremba, Dr Alexis Morris and Michael Page on receiving funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).

Among the three OCAD U projects receiving funding is one that will seek to understand “shadow pandemics” that is being led by OCAD U Associate Professor Dr. Cindy Poremba in the Faculty of Arts and Science and Co-Director of the University’s game:play Lab.

Dr. Alexis Morris is leading a second OCAD U project, Mixed Reality Human-Computer Interfaces for Internet-of-things Enabled Environments, which is receiving $73,800 in funding. Dr. Morris is Assistant Professor in the Digital Futures program, and the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in the Internet of Things.

The third OCAD U research project is being led by Michael Page, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Art. Next Generation Holographic Technology and XR Research is receiving $39,025 in funding. Page is also Director of Phase Lab, Principal Investigator who has been involved in research in the field of holography and 3D visualization for 30 years.

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