Russell Foubert

Name Russell Foubert
SchoolSchool of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology

Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

Academic and Professional Designations
  • Master of Science, Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology
Title Chair
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Digital Learning Simulations incl. eXtended Reality (XR)
  • Industry 4.0/Smart Manufacturing
  • Precision Agriculture Technology
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • Developed IT solutions for manufacturing industry (incl. Y2K)
  • Designed cloud hosted medical record software solution for Canadian healthcare market
  • Teaching at Conestoga College in area of software development
  • Applied Research with Conestoga's SMART Centre and VARLab
  • Member of BCS degree program design team
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • Multi-learner VR Training Simulator for Automotive Manufacturing
  • Geo-Fencing Mobile App for Truck Drivers (COVID-19 Response)
  • Mentored over 100 Student Applied Research and Capstone Projects
  • Conference Presentation: Training Across Realities (Polytechnics Canada 2019 Showcase, Vancouver, B.C.)
Additional InformationRussell brings the results of applied research activity in software development back into the classroom every day – through years as a faculty member, or new program development as department chair. He helped develop and oversees Conestoga's VARLab, a software development lab driven by the talents of our students.