[iai-members] Karl Fast Joins the Information Architecture and Knowledge Management Faculty at Kent State University

23 Jun 2007 - 7:31pm
6 years ago
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Christian Crumlish
2006

congratulatons, Karl!

On 6/23/07, Thomas J. Froehlich <tfroehli at kent.edu> wrote:
> Karl V. Fast has accepted a position of Assistant Professor in the
> Information Architecture and Knowledge Management (IAKM) program at
> Kent State University (http://iakm.kent.edu). He will begin his
> teaching and research at the Kent campus Fall 2007.

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24 Jun 2007 - 5:25pm
Thomas Vander Wal
2004

Great news for Karl and Kent State!

On 6/23/07, Thomas J. Froehlich <tfroehli at kent.edu> wrote:
> Karl V. Fast has accepted a position of Assistant Professor in the
> Information Architecture and Knowledge Management (IAKM) program at
> Kent State University (http://iakm.kent.edu). He will begin his
> teaching and research at the Kent campus Fall 2007.
>
> A Ph.D. candidate at the University of Western Ontario, Karl Fast is
> completing his degree requirements in Library and Information
> Science. His dissertation work highlights his expertise in the areas
> of information architecture, information usability and engineering,
> digital libraries, and ubiquitous computing. His research interests
> concern how interaction with different forms of information,
> especially visual representations, can support knowledge activities
> and lead to processes that are closely aligned with user tasks,
> information and work content, and representational form.
>
> Karl Fast has been awarded numerous scholarships and teaching awards
> including the Teaching Honour Roll Award of Excellence from the
> University of Western Ontario. His list of publications and
> presentations are extensive. They include publications in such
> journals as the Journal of Digital Information and the Canadian
> Journal for Information and Library Science, presentations at and
> proceedings publications with the Information Architecture Summit and
> the American Society for Information Science and Technology and
> industry conference presentations at Intranets and Intracom, among many others.
>
> He is an active member of the Information Architecture Institute, of
> which he is a founding member, and the American Society for
> Information Science and Technology. He is also active with the
> annual Information Architecture Summit, where he has spearheaded the
> research track.
>
> Kent State University is pleased to have him join the faculty and is
> looking forward to his facilitation of the vibrancy of the IAKM program.
>
>
> Thomas J. Froehlich, Ph.D., Professor and Director
> Master's Program in Information Architecture and Knowledge Management
> 316 Library
> Kent State University
> Kent OH 44242-0001
>
> http://iakm.kent.edu
>
>
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