Assistant Professor Hoa Vo teaches interior design at the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design and has been awarded grant funding from the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Online Education (CETLOE) in the category of General Pedagogy and Teaching Practices. Hear from Dr. Vo as she talks about implementing virtual reality (VR) modeling and 3-D printing technologies to teach students lighting design, equity and access to the technology, as well as career-readiness for students as they enter the design field.
Professor Vo’s research focuses on adaptive technologies in teaching (AR, VR, digital modeling and fabrication), accessibility, equity, and intersectional collaborations in design, as well as physical experiences in the built environment. She has published in Academic Exchange Quarterly (AEQ), International Journal of Designs for Learning (IJDL), Design: Thinking and Making at a Community-Engaged University (The College of Design Anniversary Compendium, University of Minnesota), and multiple peer-reviewed conference proceedings.
Professor Vo is a member of the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).