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Jani I 1 Vibhavari Jani 4916 Tuttle Cove Road Manhattan, KS 66503 P: 785 370 4202 C: 803 361 5570 Email: [email protected] EDUCATION 2013 Professional Development Certificate: Peace and Conflict Studies Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 1991 Master of Arts: Interior Architecture and Design Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA 1989 Bachelor of Architecture CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India 1981 Bachelor of Music (Sangeet Visharad), North Indian Classical Vocal Music Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Maha Vidyalaya, Bombay, India Diploma in Hindi Language (Hindi Vineet) Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad, India Diploma in Indian Classical Dance – (Bharatanatyam, Indian Classical Dance) Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Maha Vidyalaya, Bombay, India 1978 Diploma in Painting Government of Gujarat, Ahmedabad, India PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS 2007 Licensed Interior Designer, State of Louisiana 2005 Registered Interior Designer, State of Michigan 1990 Registered Architect, Council of Architecture (CA), New Delhi, India PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION 1998 Council Certification, National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) Certificate # 14542 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 2011-present Member, Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Ann Arbor, MI, USA 2003-present Member, Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), Indianapolis, IN, USA 2007-present Member, International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Chicago, IL, USA 2005-present Member, Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA), McLean, VA 1990-present Member, The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Mumbai, India 2000-2003 Associate Member, American Institute of Architects, South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia regions, USA

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Vibhavari Jani

4916 Tuttle Cove Road

Manhattan, KS 66503

P: 785 370 4202

C: 803 361 5570

Email: [email protected]

EDUCATION

2013 Professional Development Certificate: Peace and Conflict Studies

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

1991 Master of Arts: Interior Architecture and Design

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

1989 Bachelor of Architecture

CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India

1981 Bachelor of Music (Sangeet Visharad), North Indian Classical Vocal Music

Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Maha Vidyalaya, Bombay, India

Diploma in Hindi Language (Hindi Vineet)

Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad, India

Diploma in Indian Classical Dance – (Bharatanatyam, Indian Classical Dance)

Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Maha Vidyalaya, Bombay, India

1978 Diploma in Painting

Government of Gujarat, Ahmedabad, India

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

2007 Licensed Interior Designer, State of Louisiana

2005 Registered Interior Designer, State of Michigan

1990 Registered Architect, Council of Architecture (CA), New Delhi, India

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

1998 Council Certification, National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ)

Certificate # 14542

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2011-present Member, Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Ann Arbor, MI, USA

2003-present Member, Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), Indianapolis, IN, USA

2007-present Member, International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Chicago, IL, USA

2005-present Member, Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA), McLean, VA

1990-present Member, The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Mumbai, India

2000-2003 Associate Member, American Institute of Architects, South Carolina, North Carolina and

Georgia regions, USA

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VIBHAVARI JANI: ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2010 -Present Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

2010 Appointed to the Graduate Faculty

2010 Associate Professor, Interior Architecture and Product Design, APDesign

Teach graduate and undergraduate courses; supervise graduate students

2004 – 10 Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA

2004 -10 Cunningham Endowed Professor, Interior Design Program, School of Architecture

Teaching, scholarship and publication of scholarly articles and provide service to the

university, community, and profession.

2003 - 08 Program Chair, Interior Design Program, School of Architecture

Administration of the program, advising, mentoring, faculty search and recruitment,

course scheduling, curriculum development, budget planning and implementation.

2003 Appointed to the Graduate Faculty, College of Liberal Arts, Louisiana Tech University

2003 Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students and assist

them in preparing their graduate thesis projects, research and publish scholarly articles,

provide service to the university, community, and profession.

1991 – 96 Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

Instructor, Interior Design Program

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students and assist

them in preparing their graduate thesis projects.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2002 - Principal, VJCREATION, & VJDESIGN, Columbia, SC, USA

Present Business development, marketing, administration, design and construction management.

2000 - 02 Vice President, Design and Planning, The Clark Group, Columbia, SC, USA

Business development, marketing, administration, facility planning, design and

construction management for the firm.

1999 - 2000 Principal, VJDESIGN, Windsor, ON, Canada

Business development, marketing, administration, design development and construction

management for the firm.

1997 - 99 Project Manager, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA

Project management, marketing, administration, facility planning, design and

construction management, interior design, furniture and products selection.

1994 - 97 Senior Facility Planner/Project Manager, Ellis Naeyaert Genheimer Associate. Troy, MI,

USA

Project management, marketing, administration, design development, facility planning,

and design, interior design, furniture and product selection, construction management.

1993 - 94 Senior Designer, Silver’s, Detroit, MI, USA

Project management, interior design, furniture and product selection, development of

construction documents and construction management.

1991 - 92 Designer, NBS Contract Group, Mount Clemens, MI, USA

Project management, and design development for the firm.

1989 - 90 Project Architect, Ranpara Architects, Rajkot, India

Conceptual design, building planning and construction documentation.

1983 - 88 Architect, The Impression, Ahmedabad, India

Conceptual design, building planning and construction documentation.

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VIBHAVARI JANI: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

HEALTH CARE Provided facility planning, design, construction management, interior design, furniture

and product selection services. Clients include: 2002 - 03 Providence North East Medical Park, Columbia, SC, USA

Columbia Neurosurgical, Columbia, SC, USA

1999 - 00 Berkley Clinic, Berkley, MI, USA

1999 Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA

Detroit Northwest Medical Center, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA

1998 Hospice House, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA

Jefferson Medical Center, Henry Ford Health System, Grosse Pointe, MI, USA

1997 Somerset Medical Center, Henry Ford Health System, Troy, MI, USA

Wyandotte Hospital, Henry Ford Health System, Wyandotte, MI, USA

1993 Cottage Hospital, Grosse Pointe, MI, USA

Pontiac General Hospital, Pontiac, MI, USA

Hutzel Long Hospital, Grosse Pointe, MI, USA

CORPORATE Provided facility planning, design, construction management, interior design, furniture

and product selection services. Clients include: 1996 - 97 Fairlane Credit Headquarters, Colorado Springs, CO, USA

1995 - 96 Ford Advance Vehicle Technology Centers, Dearborn, MI, USA

1995 Masco Corporation, Taylor, MI, USA

1994 Federal-Mogul, Southfield, MI, USA

TRW Automotive, Washington, MI, USA

Standard Federal Bank, Troy, MI, USA

1993 NBD Bank Headquarters, Detroit, MI, USA

Technology Center at General Motors, Detroit, MI, USA

INSTITUTIONAL Provided facility planning, design, construction management, interior design, furniture

and product selection services. Clients include:

2002 University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA

2001 Seven Oaks Elementary School, Irmo, SC, USA

C. A. Johnson High School, Columbia, SC, USA

2000 Wil Lou Gray Opportunity School, West Columbia, SC, USA

1994 - 95 Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

Wayne State University Museum of Natural History, Detroit, MI, USA

Wayne State University College of Fine, Performing & Communication Arts, Detroit, MI,

1994 – 95 Wayne State University Rock Collection, Detroit, MI, USA

Wayne State University Press and Warehouse, Detroit, MI, USA

Wayne State University Psychology, Physical Education, Physics, and Humanities

departments, Detroit, MI, USA

1992 Macomb Community College, Warren, MI, USA

L’Anse Creuse Public Schools, Mount Clemens, MI, USA

GOVERNMENT Provided facility planning, design, construction management, interior design, furniture

and product selection services. Clients include: 2002 South Carolina Employment Security Commission, Camden, SC, USA

2001 Department of Natural Resources, Columbia, SC, USA

2000 South Carolina Governor’s Mansion, Columbia, SC, USA

HOSPITALITY Provided interior design, furniture and product selection services. Clients include: 1994 Northfield Hills Club-East, Troy, MI, USA

1989 Mount Ville, single-family homes, Rajkot, India

RESIDENTIAL Provided interior design, furniture and product selection services. Clients include:

2008 Lazarus residence, Ruston, LA, USA

2005 Jones residence, Jonesboro, LA, USA

2002 Patel residence, San Jose, CA, USA

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VIBHAVARI JANI: SERVICE APPOINTMENTS: PROFESSION

2016-2019 Executive Board Member, Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA),

Chicago, IL

2014 Peer Reviewer, IDEC National Conference, Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC),

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Peer Reviewer, EDRA National Conference, Environmental Design Research Association

(EDRA), McLean, VA, USA

Peer Reviewer and Session Chair, EDULEARN Conference, International Association of

Technology, Education and Development, Barcelona, Spain

Chair, Healthcare Network, Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA), McLean,

VA, USA

Appointed Member, Service Learning Task Force, Interior Design Educators Council

(IDEC), Indianapolis, IN, USA

Appointed Session Chair, EDRA40 Conference, Environmental Design Research

Association (EDRA), McLean, VA, USA

2010 Peer Reviewer for Research Papers, INTED International Conference, International

Technology, Education and Development Conference Committee (IATED), Valencia,

Spain

Peer Reviewer: Research Papers, EDRA National Conference, Environmental Design

Research Association (EDRA), McLean, VA, USA

Peer Reviewer: Research Papers, International Conference on Design Education,

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

2009 Peer Reviewer: Design Principles and Practices, an International Conference

Design Principles and Practices Conference, Chicago, IL, USA

2008 Invited as an Associate Editor, Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal

Common Ground Publishing, Chicago, IL, USA

2006 Co-Chair, International Members Assistance Network, Interior Design Educators Council

(IDEC), Indianapolis, IN, USA

Invited as a Book Manuscript Reviewer, Fairchild Publications, Fairchild Publications, New

York, NY, USA

Selected Co-Chair, International Members Assistance Network, Interior Design Educators

Council (IDEC), Indianapolis, IN, USA

Selected Peer Reviewer: IDEC National Conference, Interior Design Educators Council

(IDEC), Indianapolis, IN, USA

Appointed Chair, Interior Design Advisory Council, School of Architecture, Louisiana Tech

University, Ruston, LA, USA

2002 - 03 Nominated as Regional Associate Director, American Institute of Architects, South

Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia regions, USA

2001 - 02 Appointed Member - South Carolina Architecture Magazine Committee

American Institute of Architects, South Carolina chapter, Columbia, SC, USA

2001 Chair, International Affairs Committee, Rotary Club of Columbia, Columbia, SC, USA

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VIBHAVARI JANI: HONORS/AWARDS

2016 Liberock Universal Design Scholar, Interior Design Educators Council Foundation, Inc.

(IDECF), Illinois, USA

2013 Rotary Peace Fellowship, Rotary Peace Center, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok,

Thailand

2012 Campus Compact Engaged Faculty Fellowship, Kansas Campus Compact, Manhattan,

KS

Big 12 Faculty Fellowship, Office of the Provost, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

IDEC Book Award for the Textbook: “Diversity in Design: Perspectives from the Non-

Western World,” Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), Indianapolis, IN, USA

2011 Tilford Fellowship, The Tilford Group, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

2005 Artist in Residence, Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad, India

2004 -10 Cunningham Endowed Professorship, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA

2004 Best Paper Presentation Award, Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Southwest

Regional Conference, Dallas, TX, USA

1992 Best Designer Award, Silver’s Inc., Detroit, MI, USA

1991 Graduate Professional Research Scholarship, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

1990 IBD Wool Bureau Research Scholarship, Institute of Business Designers (IBD), Lansing, MI,

USA

1989 Gold Medal, School of Architecture, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India

Best Thesis Award, School of Architecture, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India

1989 Rajkot Rotary Club Graduate Fellowship, Rotary Club of Rajkot, Rajkot, India

1981 National Merit Scholarship, Ministry of Education and Culture, Government of India, Delhi,

India

Principal D. P. Joshi Scholastic Award for Sanskrit Language, D. P. Joshi Foundation,

Rajkot, India

1980 - 83 Poet Nanhalal Award for Gujarati Language, Hari Om Ashram, Gujarat, India

1979 Pujya Mota Scholastic Award for Hindi Language, Gujarat Vidyapith in conjunction with

Hari Om Ashram, Gujarat, India

VIBHAVARI JANI: HONORS / AWARDS / RECOGNITION RECEIVED BY STUDENTS

2013 ARCC King Student Medal, Erin Hurd, 2013 Graduate Cumulative Project. Architectural

Research Centers Consortium (ARCC).

2013 ARCC King Student Medal, Lindsey Johnson, 2012 Graduate Cumulative Project.

Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC).

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VIBHAVARI JANI: HONORS / AWARDS / RECOGNITION RECEIVED BY STUDENTS

DOUBLE BLIND PEER-REVIEWED FULL RESEARCH PAPERS ACCEPTED,

PRESENTED & PUBLISHED

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

B. Davis, R. Marks, V. Jani, (2016). Personalizing Collaborative Learning Spaces Through

Furniture Arrangement, Temperature, And Lighting. ICERI2016, 11th International

Conference on Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain. Nov. 13 – 16th.

ICERI2016 Proceedings, pp. 5038 - 5050.

C. Amundson, G. Steinlage, V. Jani, (2016). The Importance Of Visual And Acoustic

Privacy And Security In Open Informal Collaborative Learning Environments. ICERI2016,

11th International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain.

Nov. 13 – 16th. ICERI2016 Proceedings, pp. 49854 - 4996

J. Becker, C. Flickinger, A. Marschman, V. Jani, (2016). Designing Informal Collaborative

Learning Environments For The Multi-Generational, Multi-Cultural Students: Needs

Analysis. ICERI2016, 11th International Conference on Education, Research and

Innovation, Seville, Spain. Nov. 13 – 16th. ICERI2016 Proceedings, pp. 4954 – 4965.

K. Castinado, W. Lawson, S. Scott, V. Jani, (2016). Difficulties Of Collaboration In Informal

Learning Environments. ICERI2016, 11th International Conference on Education, Research

and Innovation, Seville, Spain. Nov. 13 – 16th. ICERI2016 Proceedings, pp. 5008 – 5019.

K. Arndt, E. Cole, C. Garcia, V. Jani, (2016). Place-Making For Collaborative, Informal

Learning Environments. ICERI2016, 11th International Conference on Education, Research

and Innovation, Seville, Spain. Nov. 13 – 16th. ICERI2016 Proceedings, pp. 4938 – 4947.

N. Baith, N. Taylor, S. Jung, V. Jani, (2016). Pain-Points And Work-Arounds With Project And

Team Learning Activities In Informal Collaborative Learning Environments. ICERI2016, 11th

International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain. Nov. 13

– 16th. ICERI2016 Proceedings, pp. 4997 – 5007.

DOUBLE BLIND PEER-REVIEWED RESEARCH ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED,

PRESENTED & PUBLISHED

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

F. Pergola, K. Harvey, V. Jani, (2016). Addressing The Communication And Privacy Needs

Of The Modern Day Learning Environments. ICERI2016, 11th International Conference on

Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain. Nov. 13 – 16th. ICERI2016 Proceedings,

p. 4973.

Kiel, A., Jani, V., (2013). Updating Healthcare Policy for America's heroes. EDRA44

Providence Conference, Environmental Design Research Association Conference.

Providence, RI, USA. June 1, 2013.

Andre, K., Still, M., Siegele, T., & Jani, V. (2014). The Incorporation of Technology in Design:

Studying the Effect of Digital Tools on Creativity. EDRA45, Environmental Design Research

Association, New Orleans. May 25-28, 2014.

DOUBLE BLIND PEER-REVIEWED RESEARCH ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED / NOT

PRESENTED

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

E. Erbert, P. Smith, V. Jani, (2016). Bridging The Gap: Balancing The Use Of Digital And

Analog Methods In Informal Collaboration In The Higher Education. ICERI2016, 11th

International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain. Nov. 13

– 16th.

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VIBHAVARI JANI: HONORS / AWARDS / RECOGNITION RECEIVED BY STUDENTS

DOUBLE BLIND PEER-REVIEWED RESEARCH ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED / NOT

PRESENTED

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Fenke, N., Pruser, K., & Jani, V., (2014). Designing Modern Offices: How to Prepare for

Changing Needs of the Nomadic Staff. EDRA45, Environmental Design Research

Association, New Orleans. May 28 0 31, 2014.

Dale, R., Zohner, A., Bachmann, A., & Jani, V. (2014). The Impact of Lighting on the

Employees in the Changing Workplace. EDRA45, Environmental Design Research

Association, New Orleans. May 28 0 31, 2014.

Gavin, X., Jani, V., (2014). Adapting Workstations to Generational Variances by

Reinforcing Healthy breaks through Workspace Design. EDRA45, Environmental Design

Research Association, New Orleans. May 28 0 31, 2014.

Marcus, J., Murphy, M., Kno, A., & Jani, V., (2014). Lighting and Acoustics in Design

Learning and Office Environments. EDRA45, Environmental Design Research Association,

New Orleans. May 25-28, 2014.

Davis, B., Swaim, S., Dorrel, A., & Jani, V., (2-14). The Changing Times, Changing Needs:

The Future of Effective Wayfinding in the Workplace.EDRA45, Environmental Design

Research Association, New Orleans. May 25-28, 2014.

Howe, J. D., Wei, K., & Jani, V., (2014). Consideration of Sustainable Strategies in the

Changing Office Environment and the Impact on the Health of Workers. EDRA45,

Environmental Design Research Association, New Orleans. May 25-28, 2014.

Fenke, N., Pruser, K., & Jani, V., (2014). Designing Modern Offices: How to Prepare for

Changing Needs of the Nomadic Staff. EDRA45, Environmental Design Research

Association, New Orleans. May 25-28, 2014.

Cassity, E., Neville, C., & Jani, V., (2013). The Effects of Color & Light on the Inhabitants of

the Office & Learning Environments. EDRA44 Providence Conference, Environmental

Design Research Association Conference. Providence, RI, USA. June 1, 2013.

Davenport, A., Gonzales, D., Rodriguez, A., & Jani, V., (2013). Identifying Spatial Needs for

Multi-Generational Design Learning Environments. EDRA44 Providence Conference,

Environmental Design Research Association Conference. Providence, RI, USA. June 1,

2013.

Albracht, C., Ortballs, K., Stockdell, L., & Jani, V., (2013). Personal Expression versus

Territoriality: How to Achieve Balance in Design Learning Environments. EDRA44

Providence Conference, Environmental Design Research Association Conference.

Providence, RI, USA. June 1, 2013

Derheim, D., Hoffman, t., Goetsch, R., & Jani, V., (2012). Sustainable Energy Systems,

Sources and Strategies for Workplace Design. EDRA43 Seattle Conference, Environmental

Design Research Association Conference. Seattle, WA, USA. June 1, 2012

George,A., Bierschwal, M., Jayanetti, K., Navarro, B., & Jani, V., (2012). Privacy, Identity,

and Territoriality in the Workplace: What a Designer Should Know. EDRA43 Seattle

Conference, Environmental Design Research Association Conference, Renaissance

Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA, USA. June 1, 2012.

Cuda, S., Aguayo, N., Loher, C., Thompson, R., & Jani, V., (2012). Privacy in the Work

Space: Breaking Down the Barriers of Cultural Ignorance. EDRA43 Seattle Conference,

Environmental Design Research Association Conference. Renaissance Seattle Hotel,

Seattle, WA, USA. June 1, 2012.

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VIBHAVARI JANI: HONORS / AWARDS / RECOGNITION RECEIVED BY STUDENTS

DOUBLE BLIND PEER-REVIEWED RESEARCH ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED / NOT

PRESENTED

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Cooler, A., Balestrere, F., McDonough, D., Hurd, E., & Jani, V., (2012). An Investigation of

Multigenerational Workforce & Implications in the Workspace. EDRA43 Seattle

Conference, Environmental Design Research Association Conference. Renaissance

Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA, USA. May 31, 2012.

DOUBLE BLIND PEER-REVIEWED STUDENT RESEARCH POSTERS SELECTED &

PRESENTED

UNIVERSITY / COLLEGE / STATE CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA

Amstutz, D., Jani, V. (2014). Exploring the Impact of Architecture & Design in Preventing

Crime in Schools. APDesign Research Symposium. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS,

USA. November 13, 2014.

Bloom, D., Heiden, E., & Jani, V. (2014). Beauty and Brains: Can Color of an Environment

Affect One’s Cognitive Performance at Work. APDesign Research Symposium. Kansas

State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. November 13, 2014.

Cale, L., Schneider, M., & Jani, V. (2014). Breaking Point: The Correlation of Noise in the

Office Environment and Stress. APDesign Research Symposium. Kansas State University,

Manhattan, KS, USA. November 13, 2014.

Donley, C. Jani, V. (2014). Popping the Personal Bubble: Proximity in the Work Place.

APDesign Research Symposium. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. November

13, 2014.

Griesemer, J. Sloup, A. & Jani, V. (20140). Lighting for the Generations: Bright Light; Right

Light. APDesign Research Symposium. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA.

November 13, 2014.

Montgomery, E., Tank, R., & Jani, V. (2014). The Importance and Effects of a Culturally

Conscious Design Education when Selecting Materials for Interior Environments. APDesign

Research Symposium. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. November 13, 2014.

Mayhill, R., Botten, R., Stafford, M., Jani, V. (2013). Indoor Air Quality in Office Design.

APDesign Research Symposium. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. November

13, 2014.

Polys, H., Stedterman, E., Jani, V.(2013). Changing Times, Changing Needs: Privacy and

Hierarchy in the Workplace. APDesign Research Symposium. Kansas State University,

Manhattan, KS, USA. November 13, 2014.

Nigus, K., (2012). How Ergonomics Contributes to the Health and Well-being of Corporate

Employees. APDesign Research Symposium. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA.

November 13, 2014.

Swaim, S., Davis, B., Dorrel, A., and Jani, V., (2013). Changing Times, Changing Needs: The

Future of Effective Wayfinding in the Workplace. APDesign Research Symposium. Kansas

State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. November 13, 2014.

Aaron Bisch, and Jani, V. (2013). Changing Workplace: Designing Success for the

Corporate Environment. APDesign Research Symposium. Kansas State University,

Manhattan, KS, USA. November 13, 2014.

Zohner, A., Buchmann, A., Date, R., and Jani, V. (2013). The Impact of Lighting on

Employees in a Changing Workplace. APDesign Research Symposium. Kansas State

University, Manhattan, KS, USA. November 13, 2014.

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VIBHAVARI JANI: RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP

PUBLICATIONS: BOOKS

Jani, V., (2011). Diversity in Design: Perspectives from the Non-Western World. Fairchild

Books, New York, NY, USA. (Served as the editor and principal author.)

Jani, V., (1991). Interiors and furniture for open plan type offices (thesis publication).

School of Architecture, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India

DOUBLE BLIND PEER-REVIEWED RESEARCH FULL PAPERS PUBLISHED AND

PRESENTED

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS/CONFERENCE

PROCEEDINGS

Jani, V., Wilgers, D., Gleichs, J., Rude, C. (2016). Can an Investigation of Promotion,

Recognition and Tenure Strategies and Structures Identify Strategies to Promote Service-

Learning Pedagogy within the Higher Academic Community? END 2016 - Education and

New Developments Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia. END2016 Proceedings, pp 404 – 407.

Jani, V., Wilgers, D., Gleichs, J., Rude, C. (2016). Challenges In Introducing Service-

Learning: Can Institutional Recognition And Rewards Promote Inclusion of Service

Learning Pedagogy In Higher Education? EDULEARN16 - 8th annual International

Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain.

Proceedings, pp 989 - 998.

Jani, V., (2014). Spiritual Wonder Project: Crossing Boundaries to Create Engaging Spaces

for Experiential Spiritual Journey, Critical Thinking and Creative Discovery Inside and

Outside the Museum. NODEM Conference, Warsaw, Poland. Proceedings. pp. 404 - 407.

Jani, V., Koeing, E., (2012). Bridging the Communication Divide: Design Drawings vs.

Construction Documentation. 2012 Design Communication Association Conference.

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA. Proceedings, pp. 165-173.

Jani, V., (2012). Merging Music, Mind and Matter: A Stage Set Design Project through E-

Collaboration. 2012 EDULEARN Conference, 4th International Conference on Education

and New Learning Technologies. Barcelona, Spain. Proceedings, pp. 2461–2472.

Jani, V., Richter O’Connell, D., (2012). Diversity, Sustainability and Humanity: A Call for

Connection in the Beginning Design Curriculum. End of/In the Beginning: Realizing the

Sustainable Imagination, 28th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student.

Pennsylvania State University, College of Arts, College of Engineering, Philadelphia, PA,

USA. Volume 28, pp. 191–198.

Al-Murahhem, F., Jani, V., (2012). Roshan vs. Jali. Less - More: Architecture, Design,

Landscape, Le Vie dei Mercanti, X Forum Internazionale di Studi. La scuola di Pitagora

editrice, Napoli, Italy. Volume 16, pp. 223–232.

Amor, C., Jani, V., Asojo, A., (2010). Exploring Privacy from an Environmental Behavioral

Perspective: A Comparative Study of Three Cultures. Design Principles and Practices - An

International Journal. Common Ground Publishing, Champaign, IL, USA. Volume 4, Issue

5, pp. 91–98.

Sinha, S., Jani, V., (2010). The Role of Vastu in Contemporary Residential Design. Design

Principles and Practices – An International Journal. Common Ground Publishing,

Champaign, IL, USA. Volume 5, Issue 5, pp. 75–90.

Asojo, A., Jani, V., (2008). An Inclusive Design Model: Pedagogical Examples of Yoruba

and Gujarati Spaces. Journal of the International Association for the Study of Traditional

Environments (IASTE), An International Journal. Volume 219, pp. 61–76. University of

California Berkeley, CA, USA.

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VIBHAVARI JANI: RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP

DOUBLE BLIND PEER-REVIEWED ABSTRACTS PRESENTED AND PUBLISHED IN

THE PROCEEDINGS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Jani, V., Kim, A., Amundson, C., Marschman, A. (2016). What Students Need from

Collaborative, Informal Learning Environments. SCUP Conference, Evanston, IL. USA.

October 3 – 5, 2016.

Jani, V., (2016). Designers as Change Agents: A Farm Training and Healing Center

Prototype Development Project for the Wounded Warriors. EDRA 47, Environmental Design

Research Association Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Jani, V., (2016). Inclusion of Sustainable Design Precedents from the Non-Western World:

A Call for a Shift in Design Education. EDRA 47, Environmental Design Research

Association Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Jani, V., (2016). Shifting Values – Changing Paradigms: Tiny-House Prototypes for

Wounded Warriors. EDRA 47, Environmental Design Research Association Conference,

Raleigh, NC.

Mazumdar, S., Fernando, N., Montero, Minami, H. Hadjiyanni, T., Franck, K., Jani, V., Itoh,

S.. (2015). Cultural practices, events and transformation of culture space. EDRA 46,

Environmental Design Research Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Jani, V., (2012). Creation: The Culmination of Science and Spirituality. Arts in Society, John

Moore University, Liverpool, U.K. July 23–25, 2012.

Jani, V., (2012). Merging Music, Mind and Matter: A Stage Set Design Project through E-

Collaboration. EDULEARN12 Conference, 4th International Conference on Education and

New Learning Technologies. Princess Sofia Hotel, Barcelona, Spain. July 2-4, 2012.

Jani, V., (2011). How to introduce service learning in the 21st century design education?

International Conference on Education Research and Innovation. Madrid, Spain.

November 14-16, 2011.

Jani, V., (2011). Innovate to Educate: a global research effort to introduce diverse

perspectives in design education. International Conference on Education Research and

Innovation. Madrid, Spain. November 14-16, 2011.

Jani, V., (2011). Pollution, Population and Terrorism: A Tripartite Struggle to Preserve the Taj

Mahal. World Heritage at Risk Conference. Ravello, Italy. September 14-16, 2011.

Jani, V., (2011). But Tell Me, Which Software Should I Use? Challenges Posed by the

Changing Technologies in Design Education. 5th Annual Conference on International

Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED). Valencia, Spain. March

7-9, 2011.

Jani, V., (2011). Various Lighting Approaches Employed to Bring “Divine Light” in Hindu

Temples. 5th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices. Sapienza

University of Rome, Rome, Italy. February 2-4, 2011.

Gabber, T., Jani, V., (2011). Complexity and the Courtyard: The Culture of Dwellings in

India and Egypt. 5th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices.

Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy. February 2-4, 2011.

Jani, V., (2010). Globalization and Design Education: Are We There Yet? International

Conference on Technology, Education and Development. Valencia, Spain. March 8-10,

2010.

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Amor, C., Asojo, A., Jani, V., (2010). An Instructional Design for Non-Western Design.

International Conference on Technology, Education and Development. Valencia, Spain.

March 8-10, 2010.

Jani, V., (2010). Impact of New Technology on Interior Design Education and Its Delivery.

International Conference on Technology, Education and Development Conference.

Valencia, Spain. March 8-10, 2011.

Jani, V., Singh, K., (2008). Designing for a Devastated Community of New Orleans: A

Collaborative Effort between Interior Design and Architecture Students. Interior Design

Educators Council (IDEC), International Conference. Montreal, Canada. March 5-8,

2008.

Asojo, A., Jani, V., (2008). An Inclusive Design Model: Case Studies from Yoruba and

Gujarati Interiors. Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), International Conference.

Montreal, Canada. March 5-8, 2008.

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NATIONAL CONFERENCES

Asojo, A., Jani, V., (2007). Design and Social Justice: An Investigation of Current Status of

Inclusion of Non-Western Perspectives in Interior Design Curriculum. Interior Design

Educators Council (IDEC), International Conference. Austin, TX, USA. March 6-11, 2007.

Geisimer, J. Sloup, A., & Jani, V., (2015). Lighting for the Generations: Bright Light, Right

Light. IDEC Annual Conference, Fort Worth, Texas. March 11- 14. 2015.)

Nigus, K., Jani, V., (2014). How Ergonomics Contributes to the Health and Well-Being of

Corporate Employees. IDEC Annual Conference, March 6-9, 2014.

Jani, V., (2012). Assisting the Wounded Warriors of Iraq and Afghanistan through

Evidence-Based Design. Healthcare Design Conference. Phoenix Convention Center,

Phoenix, AZ, USA. November 5, 2012.

Jani, V., (2012). Preserving the Architectural Heritage of an Ancient Sacred City: A Case

of Varanasi, India. EDRA43 Seattle Conference, Environmental Design Research

Association Conference. Renaissance Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA, USA. June 1, 2012.

Jani, V., (2011). Merging Traditions to Build Mosques in Foreign Lands: A Comparative

Study of Mosques in India and Nigeria. EDRA42 Chicago, Environmental Design Research

Association Conference. Chicago, IL, USA. May 27, 2011.

Asojo, A., Jani, V., (2011). International Style Influences in Yoruba, Nigeria and Gujarati,

Indian Architecture. EDRA42 Chicago, Environmental Design Research Association

Conference. Chicago, IL, USA. May 28, 2011.

Jani, V., (2011). Chowke: An Examination of Culturally Specific Spatial Practice of Gujarat,

and Rajasthan, India. The Death and Life of Social Factors: Re-examining Behavioral and

Cultural Research in Environmental Design. University of Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA. May

1, 2011.

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NATIONAL CONFERENCES

Jani, V., (2010). Exploring Cultural Diversity of India: An Exhibition Design Project. Hawaii

International Conference on Arts and Humanities. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. January 15,

2010.

Amor, C., Jani, V., Asojo, A., (2010). Impact of Culture and Semantics on Courtyard

Design: Algerian, Gujarati and Yoruba Cultures. Hawaii International Conference on Arts

and Humanities. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. January 14, 2010.

Jani, V., (2010). Mandir (temple) as a Marga (path) to Moksha (freedom): How India’s

Hindu Temple Architecture and Design Assists a Believer to attain Moksha. Hawaii

International Conference on Arts and Humanities. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. January 14-16,

2010.

Jani, V., (2009). How to Develop Sustainable and Holistic Environments Using Vastu Shilpa

Shastra: An Ancient Design Tradition of India. Design Principles and Practices, an

International Conference. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. February 13-15, 2009.

Amor, C., Jani, V., Asojo, A., (2009) Exploring Privacy from an Environmental Perspective:

A Comparative Study of Three Cultures. Design Principles and Practices, an International

Conference. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. February 13-15, 2009.

Jani, V., Sinha, S., (2009). The Role of Vastu in Contemporary Residential Design. Design

Principles and Practices, an International Conference. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL,

USA. February 13-15, 2009.

Asojo, A., Jani, V., (2009). Inclusion of Non-Western Perspectives in Interior Design

Pedagogy: A Social Justice Issue. Environmental Design Research Association, (EDRA),

National Conference. Kansas City, MO, USA. May 27-31, 2009.

Amor, C., Jani, V., (2009). Semantics of Privacy: A Comparative Study between North

African and Indian Home Environments. Environmental Design Research Association,

(EDRA), National Conference. Kansas City, MO, USA. May 27-31, 2009.

Jani, V., (2009). Unity in Diversity: Explore India Exhibition Design Project. Environmental

Design Research Association, (EDRA), National Conference. Kansas City, MO, USA. May

27-31, 2009.

Jani, V., (2009). Developing Emergency Shelters for Disaster Preparedness: A Community

Service Project. Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), National Conference. St. Louis,

MO, USA. March 25-28, 2009.

Amor, C., Jani, V., (2009). Privacy in Home Environment: A Comparative Approach

between Gujarati and Arab Cultures. Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), National

Conference. March 25-28, 2009. St. Louis, MO, USA.

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REGIONAL CONFERENCES

V., Jani, Gleichsner, J., Rude, C., and Wilgers, D. (2014). Service-Learning and Institutional

Recognition and Rewards in Higher Education: Is There a Disconnect? Campus Compact

Heartland Conference, Tulsa, OK, USA.

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REGIONAL CONFERENCES

Jani, V., (2011). Developing the 21st Century Curriculum and Pedagogy to Cultivate a

Diverse and Inclusive Campus Climate (Workshop Presentation). Michael Tilford

Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS,

USA. October 24, 2011.

Jani, V., (2008). Understanding Native American Architecture to Develop Sustainable

Environments of Tomorrow. Pacific West Regional Interior Design Educators Council

(IDEC). Bozeman, MO, USA. October 28, 2008.

Jani, V., (2007). Community Engagement and Assistance: Key Components of Education

for the Next Generation. Pacific West Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). Las Vegas,

NV, USA. October 25-27, 2007.

Jani, V., (2007). Global Lessons: Learning from Green and Sustainable Design Strategies

Prevalent in Traditional and Contemporary Indian Architecture. Pacific West Interior

Design Educators Council (IDEC). Las Vegas, NV, USA. October 25-27, 2007.

Jani, V., (2007). Interior Design Educators’ Role in Developing the 21st Century Curriculum.

Midwest Regional Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). IIDA Office, Merchandise

Mart, Chicago, IL, USA. October 12-14, 2007.

Jani, V., (2007). Why Nothing Seems the Same? Impact of New Technology on Interior

Design Education and its Delivery. Midwest Regional Interior Design Educators Council

(IDEC). IIDA Office, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL, USA. October 12-14, 2007.

Jani, V., (2006). What’s in the Ancient Warp and Weft? Introducing Textile Traditions of

India. South Regional, Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). Greensboro, NC, USA.

October. 26-28, 2006.

Jani, V., (2006). Lessons Learned While Teaching Non-Western Design. South Regional,

Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). Greensboro, NC, USA. October 26-28, 2006.

Jani, V., (2006). Teaching Non-Western Design to Provide Global Perspectives: Lessons

Learned. Southwest Regional Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). University of

Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA. November 2-4, 2006.

Jani, V., (2006). Connecting the Dots: Exploring the Influence of Indian Culture and Design

Philosophy in the Development of Indian Architecture and Interior Design to Understand

the Relationship Between People, Culture, and Architecture. Southwest Regional Interior

Design Educators Council (IDEC). Shreveport, LA, USA. October 6-8, 2005.

Jani, V., (2005). Designing Sensitive and Sustainable Spaces Using “Vastu Shastra,” A

Design Philosophy of India, Where Tradition Meets Technology to Create Holistic

Environment for Harmonious Living with Our Physical (Built) and Natural World. Southwest

Regional Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). Shreveport, LA, USA. October 6-8,

2005.

Jani, V., Willoughby, W. T., (2004). State of the Arts: Integrating Interior Design, Art, and

Architecture. Pacific West Regional Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). Tempe, AZ,

USA. November 4-6, 2004.

Jani, V., Willoughby, W. T., (2004). Defining Sustainable Practice: Changing Attitudes of

our Society to Create Total Environmental Awareness in Building Design. Pacific West

Regional Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). Tempe, AZ, USA. November 4-6, 2004.

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REGIONAL CONFERENCES

Jani, V., Willoughby, W. T., (2004). Seeing from Both Sides: Cultivating a Collaborative

Studio Culture for Interior Design and Architecture Students. Southwest Regional Interior

Design Educators Council (IDEC). Dallas, TX, USA. October 14-16, 2004.

Jani, V., (2003). Can We Achieve World Peace Through Design? South Regional Interior

Design Educators Council (IDEC). Savannah, GA, USA. October 23-25, 2003.

Jani, V., (2003). Teaching Green Strategies. South Regional Interior Design Educators

Council (IDEC). Savannah, GA, USA. October 23-25, 2003.

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Jani, V., (2013). Healing the Wounds of War: A Design Educator’s Efforts to Assist the

Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars through a Service-Learning Project. International

Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, University of

Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE, USA

PUBLICATIONS: DOUBLE BLIND PEER-REVIEWED PANEL ABSTRACT PUBLISHED

AND PRESENTED

NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS /CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Mazumdar, S., Fernando, N., Montero, M., Minami, H., Hadjiyanni, T., Franck, K., Jani, V.,

Itoh, S., (2015). Cultural Practices: Events and Transformation of Cultural Place. EDRA46,

Annual Environmental Design Research Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA. May

27-30, 2015.

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Jani, V. (2014). Opening new horizons in design through introduction of academic

research projects opening new horizons in design through introduction of academic

research projects. EDULEARN14 Conference, Barcelona, Spain. July 4-6, 2014.

Jani, V. (2014). Opening Doors for Holistic Design through Introduction of Academic

Research Projects. 7th International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation

(ICERI 2014). Seville, Spain. November 17-19, 2014.

V., Jani, (2013). Revitalizing the “De-urban” Spaces to Develop a Holistic Urban

Community in Downtown Kansas City. Space and Flow: 4th International Conference of

Urban and Extra Urban Studies, Centre for Urban Studies at the University of Amsterdam,

Amsterdam, Netherlands. November 22- 23, 2013.

Jani, V., (2012). Knowing the world in order to transform the world: Providing Diverse

Cultural Perspectives in Design Education through Study Abroad Program Development.

International Conference on Learning. University of London, London, U.K. August 13-16,

2012.

Jani, V., (2012). Know Thyself: An artist's self-discovery through Her Artistic Explorations.

Arts in the Society Conference. John Moore University, Liverpool, U.K. July 23-25, 2012.

Jani, V., (2012). Developing a Textbook as an Instructional Medium to Introduce Diverse

Perspectives in Design.

Book Conference. Barcelona, Spain. June 30-July 1, 2012.

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Jani, V., (2012). Globalization and its Impact on the Design Needs of the Emerging

Societies: How Can a Design Educator Assist? Global Studies Conference. Moscow,

Russia. June 27-29, 2012.

Jani, V., (2011). Developing Educational Resources to Introduce Diverse Perspectives in

Design: A Collaborative Effort. Ninth International Conference on the Book. University of

Toronto, Canada. October 14-16, 2011.

Jani, V., (2011) . How to Preserve the Architectural, Cultural and Religious Heritage of the

Sacred City of Varanasi, India. World Heritage at Risk Conference. Ravello, Italy.

September 14-16, 2011.

Jani, V., (2011) . Introducing Vastu Shastra in Freshman Curriculum to Promote Sustainable

Practices in Architecture. Fourth International Conference on Global Studies. Rio De

Janeiro, Brazil. July 18-20, 2011.

Jani, V., Kanan, S., (2011). Revisiting Natural Energies: Vastu Shastra’s Perspective for

Sustainable Design. Seventh International Conference on Environmental, Cultural,

Economic and Social Sustainability. University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

January 5-7, 2011.

Gabber, T., Jani, V., (2010). The Constructed Comfort of Courtyard Dwellings in India and

Egypt: Using Passive Design to Modify Climate. International Conference on the

Constructed Environment. Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy. November 17-19,

2010.

Jani, V., (2010). Technology, Education and Practice: Are We Keeping Up with the

Joneses? E-Learning in Interior Design Education. International Conference on Education

and New Learning Technologies. Barcelona, Spain. July 5-7, 2010.

Asojo, A., Jani, V., (2008). An Inclusive Design Model: Pedagogical Examples of Yoruba

and Gujarati Spaces

The International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE). Oxford

University, Oxford, U.K. December 12-17, 2008.

Jani, V., (2008). Katrina’s Impact on Traditional Houses of New Orleans: A Battle between

Speed and Pace.

ISVS: Pace or Speed: Vernacular Building Types and Settlements in Transition.

Ahmedabad, India. February 14-17, 2008.

Jani, V., Willoughby, W. T., (2007). How Educators Can Assist in Creating Total

Environmental Awareness. Connected Conference. University of New South Wales,

Sydney, Australia. July 9-12, 2007.

Jani, V., Asojo, A., (2007). Design and Social Justice: An Investigation of Current Status of

Inclusion of Non-Western Perspectives in Interior Design Curriculum. Connected

Conference. University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. July 9-12, 2007.

Jani, V., Willoughby, W. T., (2007). Comparing Notes: Sustainability and Green Design

Principles Inherent in Traditional Indian Architecture and Innovations in the West.

Connected Conference. University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. July 9-12, 2007.

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Jani, V., Willoughby, W. T., (2007). See Things from Your, My and Our Point of View: An

Experiment in Cultivating A Collaborative Studio Culture Between Various Disciplines.

Connected Conference. University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. July 9-12, 2007.

Jani, V., (2012). Why and How to Internationalize Western Design Curriculum. Twelfth

International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations

Conference. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. June 11-13 June, 2012.

Jani, V., (2011). The Stupa: A Buddhist Symbol of Veneration. International Conference on

Religion and Spirituality in Society. University Center, Chicago, IL, USA. February 15-17,

2011.

Jani, V., (2011). Building a Mosque in the 21st Century America: What an Architect and

Designer Should Know. The Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities.

Honolulu, Hawaii. Jan. 9-12, 2011.

Asojo, A., Amor, C., Jani, V., (2010). Design Concepts in Interior Design: Informing the

Design Process. 4th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices.

University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA. February 13-15, 2010.

Jani, V., (2010). How to Develop Sustainable and Holistic Environments Using Vastu Shilpa

Shashtra: An Ancient Design Tradition of India. Fourth International Conference on Design

Principles and Practices. University of Illinois, Chicago, USA. February 13-15, 2010.

Asojo, A., Jani, V., (2010). A Comparative Analysis of Yoruba and Gujarati International

Style Architecture. Spaces and Flows: An International Conference on Urban and Extra

Urban Studies. University of California, CA, USA. December 4-5, 2010.

Jani, V., (2008). Developing Emergency Shelters for Disaster Preparedness: A Community

Service Project. Southwest Regional Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). Denver,

CO, USA. October 23-26, 2008.

Jani, V., (2008). Winning the War by Greening the Community, One Assignment at a Time.

Southwest Regional Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). Denver, CO, USA. October

23-26, 2008.

Jani, V., (2007). Designing for a Devastated Community of New Orleans: A Collaborative

Effort Between Interior Design and Architecture Students. Southwest Regional Interior

Design Educators Council (IDEC). Plano, TX, USA. October 17-19, 2007.

Jani, V., (2005). Connecting the Dots: Exploring the Influence of Indian Culture and Design

Philosophy in the Development of Indian Architecture and Interior Design. South Regional

Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). Tallahassee, FL, USA. October 14, 2005.

Jani, V., (2005). Creating Sustainable, Holistic Environments Using Ancient “Vastu Shilpa

Shashtra,” A Design Philosophy of India. Midwest Regional Interior Design Educators

Council (IDEC). Chicago, IL, USA. October 22, 2005.

Jani, V., (2005). Influence of Indian Architecture and Culture on Indian Women and How it

Shapes Their Character, and Views on Space Design. Pacific West Regional Interior

Design Educators Council (IDEC). Sacramento, CA, USA. October 29, 2005.

Jani, V., Willoughby, W. T., (2004). State of the Arts: Integrating Interior Design, Art, and

Architecture. South Regional Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). High Point, N.C.,

USA. November 3-6, 2004.

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Jani, V., Willoughby, W. T., (2004). Seeing from Both Sides: Cultivating a Collaborative

Studio Culture for Interior Design and Architecture Students. South Regional Interior Design

Educators Council (IDEC). High Point, N.C., USA. November 3-6, 2004.

Jani, V., (2003). Teaching Green Strategies. Pacific West Regional Interior Design

Educators Council (IDEC). Vancouver, BC, Canada. October 20-November 1, 2003.

Jani, V., (2003). Can We Achieve World Peace Through Design? Midwest Regional Interior

Design Educators Council (IDEC). Kansas City, MS, USA. October 24-25, 2003.

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NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Jani, V., (2011). Importance of Colors in Indian Culture and Architecture. The Death and

Life of Social Factors: Re-examining Behavioral and Cultural Research in Environmental

Design. University of Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA. May 1, 2011.

Singh, K., Jani, V., (2008). Katrina Relief: Prototype Housing in New Orleans. 96th ACSA

Annual Meeting. Houston, TX, USA. March 27-30, 2008.

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NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Jani, V., (2007). Borrowing Wisdom from Ancient Traditions to Educate Future Generation

of Techno-Architects: Lessons Learned while Teaching Indian Arts and Architectural

Traditions in the West. International Network for Traditional Building Architecture &

Urbanism Conference. New Delhi, India. January 12-15, 2007.

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS BASED ON SELECTION OF ABSTRACTS

NATIONAL VENUES

Jani, V., (2008). Privacy in Gujarati and African Homes. Liberal Arts Research Symposium

XXXI, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. April 22, 2008. (Peer Reviewed)

Jani, V., (2008). African and Indian Interiors: A Comparative Study. Liberal Arts Research

Symposium XXXI, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. April 23, 2008. (Peer

Reviewed)

Jani, V., (2008). Redesigning Abandoned Buildings for Emergency Shelters: A Service

Learning Project. ULS SERVES, Service Learning Conference, University of Louisiana

System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA. August 11, 2008. (Blind Peer Reviewed Abstract)

Jani, V., (2008). What is Sustainable Design? Global Climate Change Symposium,

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. January 31, 2007. (Peer Reviewed)

Jani, V., (2007). Sharing Talents, Lending Hands: Preparing Leaders for the 21st Century.

Campus Compact Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA. July 9, 2007. (Blind Peer Reviewed

Abstract)

Jani, V., (2007). Changing Lives by Sharing Talents: A Community Design & Service

Learning Project Experience. “ULS Serves” Service-Learning Conference. University of

Louisiana System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA. August. 13, 2008. (Blind Peer Reviewed)

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Jani, V., (2007). Dispelling the Myths, Enlightening the Soul: Teaching an Honors Course on

Art and Culture of India. International Education and Research Abroad Symposium,

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. October 16, 2007. (Peer Reviewed)

Jani, V., (2007). Inclusion of Non-Western Perspectives in Interior Design Curriculum.

Liberal Arts Research Symposium XXX, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. May 3,

2007. (Peer Reviewed)

Jani, V., (2007). Changing Lives by Sharing Talents: A Community Design & Service

Learning Project Experience. Louisiana Tech Service Learning Forum, Louisiana Tech

University, Ruston, LA, USA. September 18, 2007. (Peer Reviewed)

Jani, V. (2006). Connecting the Dots: Exploring the Relationship between People,

Architecture and Culture of India. Liberal Arts Research Symposium XXVIIII, Louisiana Tech

University, Ruston, LA, USA. April 27, 2006. (Peer Reviewed)

Jani, V., Willoughby, W., (2004). Defining Sustainable Practice: Changing Societal

Attitudes to Create Awareness in Building Design. Liberal Arts Research Symposium XXVIII.

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. April 21, 2005. (Peer Reviewed)

PUBLICATIONS: INVITED ARTICLES

NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS AND MAGAZINES

Jani, V., (2012). Diversity in Design: Perspectives from the Non-Western World. Summer

2012 APDESIGN Magazine. Volume 2, Issue 2. APDesign, Kansas State University,

Manhattan, KS, USA.

Jani, V., (2012). Daring to Care: Rehabilitation Center Design Project for Wounded

Warriors. Innovations, Quarterly of the Industrial Designers Society of America. Summer

Issue, pp. 28-32. Industrial Designers Society of America, Herndon, VA, USA.

Jani, V., (2003). Sustainable Development. Architecture: Time, Space & People: Journal of

Council of Architecture – India. Volume 3, pp. 35-36. Council of Architecture, Mumbai,

India.

Jani, V., (2003). Environmentally Friendly Buildings. Architecture: Time, Space & People:

Journal of Council of Architecture – India. Volume 3, pp. 35-36. Council of Architecture,

Mumbai, India.

Jani, V., (2002). Nurturing Mind, Body & Spirit (Holistic Design for Health Care Facilities).

Architecture: Time, Space & People: Journal of Council of Architecture – India. Volume 2,

pp. 23-31. Council of Architecture, Mumbai, India.

Jani, V., (2001). Violence in Our Schools, Designing Secure Environments. South Carolina

Architecture, Journal of AIA, South Carolina Chapter. pp. 10-11. AIA South Carolina

Chapter, Columbia, S.C., USA.

Jani, V., (2001). School Security. Design Architecture, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND CONTRACTS

Jani, V., (2016). Engagement Incentive Grant. Center for Engagement and Community

Development, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant awarded to develop a

service-learning project for the graduate students to develop SAVE Agricultural campus

and Healing Center prototype.

Grant Amount: $10,000

Jani, V., (2015).Tilford Faculty Incentive Grant. The Tilford Group, Kansas State University,

Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant to develop course “Italian By Design.” Grant Amount: $ 1,000

Jani, V. (2015). Steelcase Research Grant, Steelcase Inc., Grand Rapids, MI. Funding

provided to develop and execute research project to understand how project- and

team collaborative learning occurs in various academic domains and settings.

Grant Amount: 15,000

Jani, V., (2014). International Incentive Grant, Office of International Programs, Kansas

State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant awarded for the development of links to

establish an affordable, short-term (2 weeks) study tour of Greece and develop faculty

exchange and research opportunities with American College of Greece.

Grant Amount $3,060.

Jani, V., (2013). Engagement Incentive Grant. Center for Engagement and Community

Development, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant to promote research

rehabilitation needs of wounded Warriors returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and to

develop a service-learning project for the graduate students to develop a rehabilitation

center prototype. Grant Amount: $10,000

Jani, V., (2013). Academic Excellence Fund. Office of the Provost, Kansas State University,

Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant research rehabilitation needs of wounded warriors returning

from Iraq and Afghanistan and to develop a service-learning project for the graduate

students to develop a rehabilitation center prototype. Grant Amount: $5,000

Jani, V., (2013). Fall 2012 Faculty Development Award (FDA). Office of the Research and

Sponsored Programs, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant to facilitate

travel to present a paper in the Netherlands. Grant Amount: $2,500

Ankerson, K. Jani, V., Richter O’Connell, D., (2012). Herman Miller University Collaboration

Grant. Herman Miller, Holland, MI, USA. Grant for re-envisioning learning environments for

design education in the 21st century. Grant Amount: $30,000

Jani, V., (2012). Kansas Campus Compact Engaged Faculty Fellowship. Kansas Campus

Compact, Manhattan, KS, USA. Fellowship awarded to introduce service-learning and

community engagement component in Capstone Studio. Grant Amount: $6,000

Jani, V., (2012). Big 12 Fellowship. Big 12 Conference & Kansas State University,

Manhattan, KS, USA. Fellowship awarded to develop interdisciplinary and collaborative

teaching, research and service-learning programs with the School of Architecture,

Design and Planning at the University of Kansas. Grant Amount: $2,500

Jani, V., (2012). Spring 2012 Faculty Development Award (FDA). Office of the Research

and Sponsored Programs, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant awarded to

facilitate travel to present a paper in the United Kingdom. Grant Amount: $2,000

Jani, V., (2012). University Small Research Grant. Office of the Research and Sponsored

Programs, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant to design and install India

exhibition in Italy. Grant Amount: $3,500

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GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND CONTRACTS

Jani, V., (2012). International Incentive Grant. Office of the International Programs,

APDesign, and Interior Architecture and Product Design Department, Kansas State

University, Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant to develop Study Abroad program in India.

Grant Amount: $5,000 (Match Grant: $3,000 from OIP, and $1,500 from APDesign, $500

from IAPD)

Jani, V., (2012). Distance Education Incentive Grant. Division of Continuing Education,

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant to develop course “Learning from the

Past to Develop Sustainable Solutions for the 21st Century.” Grant Amount: $4,570

Jani, V., (2011). Fall 2011 Faculty Development Award (FDA). Office of Research and

Sponsored Programs, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant to facilitate

travel to present a paper in a conference in Madrid, Spain. Grant Amount: $500

Jani, V., (2011). Tilford Faculty Incentive Grant. The Tilford Group, Kansas State University,

Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant to develop course “Forgotten Traditions: A Review of

Architecture and Design Traditions of the Non-Western World.” Grant Amount: $ 2,000

Jani, V., (2011). South Asian Studies Program Undergraduate Course Development Mini

Grant. South Asian Studies Program, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant to

develop course “Indian Art, Architecture and Culture.” Grant Amount: $3,000

Jani, V., (2010). Fall 2010 Faculty Development Award (FDA). Office of Research and

Sponsored Programs, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. Grant to present two

papers at Design Principles and Practices Conference in Rome, Italy.

Grant Amount: $2,200

Jani, V., (2008 – 09). ULS Serves Grant. ULS SERVES grant, state of Louisiana, Baton Rouge,

LA, USA. Grant to develop emergency shelter prototype to assist disaster-affected

communities. Grant Amount: $30,247 (match grant: 50% contribution by the state, 50% by

the university)

Jani, V., Carwile, G., (2007 – 08). STFPP Grant. Student Technology Fee Program Plan

(STFPP), Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. Grant to develop a lighting lab for the

Interior Design Program. Grant Amount: $19,923

Jani, V., (2007). Fairchild Research Grant, Fairchild Publications, New York, NY, USA. Grant

to develop a textbook on non-Western design traditions. Grant Amount: $7,000

Jani, V., Singh, K. (2006 – 07). ULS Serves Grant. ULS SERVES grant, state of Louisiana,

Baton Rouge, LA, USA. Grant to develop economic housing solutions for Katrina- and

Rita-affected Gert Town communities in New Orleans. Grant Amount: $30,247 (match

grant: 50% contribution by the state, 50% by the university)

Jani, V., (2006). Canada Design Travel Grant. IIDEX NEOCON, Toronto, Canada

Grant to facilitate travel and hotel expenses to attend IIDEX NEOCON Canada Design

Exposition and Conference in Toronto, Canada. Grant Amount: $3,000

Hutchinson, R., Jani, V., (2005 – 06). Board of Regents Grant. Board of Regents, Louisiana

State University System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA. Grant to develop a lecture series on

renewable energy and green design. Grant Amount: $13,000

Jani, V., (2005). Internationalizing the Curriculum Initiative Faculty Development Grant.

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. Grant to attend a seminar in Italy and

document historical Italian monuments. Grant Amount: $3,000

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GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND CONTRACTS

Jani, V., (2005). Instructional Innovation grant. Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA

Grant to develop a course on Sustainability and Green Design. Grant Amount: $1,000

Jani, V., (2004 – 05). Instructional Innovation Grant. Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA,

USA. Grant for the research project “Contextual and Contemporary Indian Art,

Architecture and Culture.” Grant Amount: $3,500

Jani, V., (2004). Summer Research grant, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. Grant

for the research project Faces and Spaces: The Culture and Architecture of India. Grant

Amount: $1,000

Jani, V. (2014). IDEC Special Projects Grant to Support Development of Architecture for

Peace Symposium. Interior Design Educator Council Organization. Grant Amount

requested: $9697

Jani, V. (2014). Academic Excellence Funds to Support Development of Designers for

Peace Symposium. Office of the Provost, Kansas State University. Grant Amount

requested: $3,000

Jani, V. (2014). Academic Excellence Funds to Support Set Design and Installation for

Crystal Ballet Performance. Office of the Provost, Kansas State University. Grant Amount

requested: $5000

INVITED SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL VENUES

Jani, V., (2011). A World within Worlds: Traditional Indian Architecture and Interior

Environments. College of Architecture and Design, Dar Al Hekma College, Dar Al Hekma

College, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. May 28, 2011

Jani, V., (2009). Women, Minority and Diversity. College of Architecture and Design,

Oklahoma University, Norman, OK, USA. September 15-17, 2009

Jani, V., (2007). Italy: Reassessing Past and Contemporary Italy. Faculty Lunch Series,

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. March 19, 2007

Jani, V., (2002). Violence in Our Schools: Designing a Secure Environment. School districts

of including Richland, Lexington, Charleston, Florence, and Greenville counties, SC, USA.

Richland County School District 1 Office, Columbia, SC, USA. August 1, 2002

Jani, V., (2002). Computer-Aided Facilities Management. Facilities Department, University

of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA. January 18, 2002

Jani, V., (2001). Master Planning Issues for Educational Facilities. Richland County School

District One, Columbia, SC, USA. August 21, 2001

Jani, V., (2000). Computer-Aided Facilities Management (CAFM). South Carolina State

Budget and Control Board (SCBCB), Office of General Services, SCBCB, Columbia, SC,

USA. November 14, 2000

Jani, V., (2000). Computer-Aided Facilities Planning and Management (CAFPM). School

districts Including Richland, Lexington, Charleston, Florence, and Greenville counties, SC,

USA. Richland County School District One Office, Columbia, SC, USA. July 30, 2000

Jani, V., (1997). Using New Computer Technology: Development of New Healthcare

Module and How to Use It. Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA. June 25, 1997

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NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL VENUES

Jani, V., (1996). New Organization Development: Influence of Cultural Issues on the Built

Environment. Ford Credit and Fairlane Credit, a subsidiary of Ford Motor. Ford Credit

Headquarters, Dearborn, MI, USA. October 22, 1996

Jani, V., (1995). Building Renovation Planning and Relocation Management Issues. Ford

Motor Land Services, Dearborn, MI, USA. October 1, 1995.

CREATIVE SCHOLARSHIP: PEER-REVIEWED AND INVITED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

AND GALLERY SHOWS

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL VENUES

Jani, V., (2012). Art, Architecture and Culture of India. (Peer Reviewed). Manhattan Art

Center, Manhattan, KS, USA. September 1-October 16, 2012

Jani, V., (2012). India Live! (Peer Reviewed). LIVEARTENA Art Festival Committee, Artena,

Italy. July 15-23, 2012

Jani, V., (2012). Sustainable by Design: A Review of Native American Architecture, Art

and Culture of the Southwest. (Peer Reviewed). William T. Kemper Gallery, Kansas State

University, Manhattan, KS, USA. March 29 -April 11, 2012

Jani, V., (2011). From Chaos to Order: Textile Heritage of India. (Invited). Dar Al Hekma

College of Design and Architecture Gallery, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. May 26-30, 2011

Jani, V., (2010). Indian Art, Architecture and People. (Invited). APDesign Diversity

Committee, Pierce Commons, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. November 7-

14, 2010

Jani, V., (2008). Invisible Link: A Connection through Existence. Interior Design Program,

School of Architecture Gallery, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. December 5-

19, 2008.

Jani, V., (2008). Explore India Exhibition. (Peer Reviewed), Louisiana State University and

Barnwell Garden and Art Center, Shreveport, LA, USA. September 27-November 1, 2008

Jani, V., (2007). Architecture and Textile Heritage of India. (Peer Reviewed). College of

Architecture and Design, Southern Illinois University Museum, Carbondale, IL, USA. April 3-

May 1, 2007

Jani, V., (2007). Architecture and Design Heritage of India. (Peer Reviewed). College of

Architecture Gallery, Oklahoma University, Norman, OK, USA. November 1-6, 2006

Jani, V., (2006). Discover India Exhibition. (Peer Reviewed). Louisiana Tech University,

School of Architecture Gallery, Ruston, LA, USA. March 13-April 23, 2006

Jani, V., (2006). India: My Country, My People. (Peer Reviewed). Lincoln Parish Public

Library Gallery, Ruston, LA, USA. March 27-April 15, 2006

Jani, V., (2006). Textiles and Costumes of India. (Peer Reviewed). Lincoln Parish Public

Library Gallery, Ruston, LA, USA. April 17-23, 2006

Jani, V., (2005). Flowers: My First Love. (Invited). D. P. Joshi Foundation, SNC Gallery,

Rajkot, Gujarat, India. June 25-July 25, 2005

Jani, V., (2008). North Central Louisiana Arts Council Holiday Arts Tour. (Peer Reviewed).

North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Follette Gallery, Ruston, LA, USA. November 15-17,

2008

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COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS AND GALLERY SHOWS

Jani, V., (2007). Downtown Monroe Art Festival. (Peer Reviewed). Monroe Art Council,

Monroe, LA, USA.

Jani, V., (2007). Pieces of Eight. (Peer Reviewed). South Arkansas Arts Center, El Dorado,

AR, USA.

January 5-31, 2007

Jani, V., (2004). Arcadia Community Center Project. (Invited). Arcadia Mayor’s Office,

Bienville Depot Museum, Arcadia, LA, USA. July 31-August 18, 2004

Jani, V., (2007). North Central Louisiana Arts Council Holiday Arts Tour. (Peer Reviewed).

North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Piney Hills Gallery, Ruston, LA, USA. November 2007

CONTRIBUTIONS TO FACULTY SHOWS

Jani, V., (2012). APDesign Faculty Show. (Open Call). APDesign, Kansas State

University, Chang Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. February 27-

March 15, 2012

Jani, V., (2011). APDesign Faculty Show. (Open Call). APDesign, Kansas State

University, Chang Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA.

Jani, V., (2008). CIDA Faculty Show. (Open Call). College of Architecture Gallery,

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. April 5-8, 2008

Jani, V., (2005). Faculty Show for NAAB Visit. (Open Call). School of Architecture

Gallery, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA. November 2005

DESIGN PROJECTS

Jani, V., (2012). Merging Music, Mind and Matter: A Design Project for a Music Concert.

(Set design). McCain Auditorium, the Beach Museum of Art, and Hale Library, Kansas

State University, KS, USA. April 5, 2012

COMPETITIONS

Jani, V., (2011). Manas, Mantra and Moksha: An Inquiry into How Sacred Architecture

and Music Liberate the Human Mind. (Design competition entry). Music in Architecture,

Architecture in Music Conference, College of Architecture and Music Department,

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA.

PUBLICATIONS: BOOKS

Jani, V., (2000). CREATION. Collection of abstract paintings based on Vedanta

Philosophy. (Book Publication).

Pravin Publications, Rajkot, India

Jani, V., (1999). Sumbandha Naam Nu Ek Phool. Collection of poems in Gujarati

language. (Book publication)

Pravin Publications, Rajkot, India

Jani, V., (1999). Bal Vikas Yatra: Baby's Progress and Growth book. (Book illustration)

Pravin Publications, Rajkot, India

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PUBLICATIONS: PAINTINGS / PHOTOGRAPHS

Jani, V., (2000). Christmas, (Painting). This painting was published on the cover of a book

titled “Ura Dwara Na Moti.” Pravin Publication, Rajkot, India. August 2000

Jani, V., (2000). Summer, (Painting). This painting was published on the cover of

“Samudgar” Magazine. Sister Nivedita Publication, Rajkot, India. Volume 5, May 2000

Jani, V., (2000). Spring, (Photograph). This photograph was published on the cover of

“Samudgar” Magazine. Sister Nivedita Publication, Rajkot, India. Vol. 3, March 2000

Jani, V., (1999). Christmas, (Painting). This photograph was published on the cover of

“Samudgar” Magazine. Sister Nivedita Publication, Rajkot, India. Vol. 12, December 1999

Jani, V., (1999). Lead Kindly Light. (Painting). This painting was published on the cover of

“Samudgar”

Magazine. Sister Nivedita Publication, Rajkot, India. Vol. 9. September 1999

Jani, V., (1999). Summer, (Painting). This painting was published on the cover of a book

titled “Zanzir.”Pravin Publication, Rajkot, India. August 1999

PUBLICATIONS: POETRY

Jani, V., (2002). Collection of Poems, Poems published in English Language. Sulekha.Com

Magazine, Smart Information Worldwide, Texas, USA. December 2002

Jani, V., (2001). Let’s Build a Path Together, (Poetry). Share & Care Foundation, Annual

Magazine, New York, USA. December 2001

Jani, V., (2000). Vedana Ni Vaat, (Poetry). Language: Gujarati. Opinion Magazine,

Parivar Communications, London, UK. April 2000

Jani, V., (2000). Toye Tamne Shun? (Poetry). Language: Gujarati. Shree Magazine,

Gujarat Samachar Publication, Ahmedabad, India. April 2000

Jani, V., (2000). Emotions, (Poetry). Language: Gujarati. Opinion Magazine, Parivar

Communications, London, UK. April 2000

Jani, V., (2000). Sumbandha Naam Nu Ek Phool, (Poetry). Language: Gujarati. Stri

Magazine, Sandesh Publication, Ahmedabad, India. March 2000

PUBLICATIONS: ESSAYS

Jani, V., (2007). Poetry of Pablo Neruda, (Essay Published in English). Ruston Daily Leader

Newspaper, Ruston, LA, USA. March 2007

Jani, V., (2006). A New Year’s Wish, (Essay published in English). Gujarati Samaj, Annual

issue, Detroit, MI, USA.

October 2006

Jani, V., (2006). Amrita Alvida, (Essay published in Gujarati Language). Opinion

Magazine, London, UK.

March 2006

Jani, V., (2006). Amrita Pritam, (Essay published in Gujarati Language). Phulchhab

Newspaper, Rajkot, India. February 2006

Jani, V., (2006). Farewell Amrita, (Essay published in English). India Abroad, News Weekly,

New York. January 2006

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PUBLICATIONS: ESSAYS

Jani, V., (2003). Nadi Ni Ret Ma (Essay published in Gujarati Language). Nirikshak

Magazine, Ahmedabad, India.

January 2003

Jani, V., (2003). Nature’s Glory, (Essay published in English). Sulekha.Com, Smart

Information Worldwide, Texas, USA. January 2003

Jani, V., (2002). Nadi Ni Ret Ma Ramtu Nagar, (Essay published in Gujarati Language).

Naya Marg Magazine, Ahmedabad, India, November 2002

Jani, V., (2002). Shakti Swarup Ma, Akhanda Anand Magazine, Ahmedabad, India.

November 2002

CREATIVE PROJECTS: MUSIC PERFORMANCES

V. Jani, with the North Louisiana Master Works, (2005). “The Requiem” by Mozart, (Vocal

Concert Performance). Performed as soprano one. North Louisiana Masterworks Chorus,

Ruston, LA, USA. December 2005

V. Jani, with the Lexington County Choral Society, (2002). “A Christmas to Remember.”

(Vocal Concert Performance). Performed as soprano one. Lexington County Choral

Society, Lexington, SC, USA. December 2002

V. Jani, with the Lexington County Choral Society, (2002). “The Requiem” by Gabriel

Faure. (Vocal Concert Performance).Performed as soprano one. Lexington County

Choral Society, Lexington, SC, USA. February 2002

V. Jani, with the Lexington County Choral Society, (2001). “The Joy of Christmas.” (Vocal

Concert Performance). Performed as alto one. Lexington County Choral Society,

Lexington, SC, USA.

November 30-December 1, 2002

V. Jani, (1980 – 89). Light Music Shows for All India Radio. Performed solo and in chorus as

“Category A” artist. All India Radio, Rajkot, India.

V. Jani, (1971 – 80). Baal Sabha, (children’s variety show). Performed solo and in chorus

as a child artist. All India Radio, Rajkot, India.

RECORDINGS: MUSIC PERFORMANCES

V. Jani, (2002). A Christmas to Remember. (Recording of a musical performance).

Performed as soprano one. Recorded with The Lexington County Choral Society,

Lexington, SC, USA. December 6-7, 2002

V. Jani, (2002). The Requiem by Gabriel Faure. (Recording of a musical performance).

Performed as soprano one. Recorded with The Lexington County Choral Society,

Lexington, SC, USA.

February 22-23, 2002

V. Jani, (2001). The Joy of Christmas. (Recording of a musical performance). Performed

as soprano one. Recorded with The Lexington County Choral Society, Lexington, SC, USA.

November 30-Dececember 1, 2002

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TELEVISION PERFORMANCES

V. Jani, (1983 – 89). Likhitang Aapnu Door Darshan, a weekly TV show expressing reader’s

views. Co-anchored the TV show with Sanjay Munshi and Shailesh Tewani, Door Darshan

Kendra, (Indian Regional Television Center), Rajkot, India

V. Jani, (1988 – 89). The Art Show. Anchoring an art show on TV. Door Darshan Kendra,

(Indian National Television Center), Rajkot, India

V. Jani, (1980 – 89). Light Music Shows. Performed solo and in chorus as “Category A”

artist Indian Regional Television Center, Rajkot, India

SERVICE ACTIVITIES

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY: UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2015 Appointed as the Student Advisor, Society for Promotion of the Indian Classical Music and

Culture amongst Youth (SPICMACAY),

Appointed Board Member for Collegian Newspaper

2014 to present Member, President’s Commission on Multicultural Affairs (College Representative)

2013 - 14 Member, Academic Affairs Committee, Faculty Senate

2012 - 15 Senator, Faculty Senate

2011 - 14 Member, Distinguished Lecturers Committee

Member, Undergraduate Research Task Force

Member, Undergraduate Research Celebration and Rewards Committee

Member, Committee to determine K-State 8 area of Human Diversity within the U.S.,

Member, Ceramic Faculty Search Committee, Art Department

2011 Chair, Diversity Committee, College of Architecture, Planning and Design

Member, Graduate Advisory Committee for Daniel Smith, Department of Landscape

Architecture and Regional Planning

Assist National Organization of Minority Architecture Students with student competition

2010 Member, Diversity Committee

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY: COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT SERVICE

2014 Member, IAPD Faculty Search Committee

Member, IAPD Post-Baccalaureate Graduate Admissions Committee

2012 Appointed Member, Ph.D. Committee for Kevin Rooney

Member, Graduate Studio Redesign Committee

2012 Selected to Teach K-State First Course: “Indian Art, Architecture and Culture K-State First

Program.

Reviewer, Mid Term and Final review of the Spring Semester, Third Year Interior

Architecture and Product Design Studio (IAPD), APDESIGN, Kansas State University.

Invited by: Prof. N. Hubbell, Interior Architecture and Product Design Studio

Reviewer, Final Review of the Spring Semester Environmental Design Studio

Kansas State University. Invited by: Mr. K. Rooney, Environmental Design Studio

2011 Reviewer, Final review of the Fall Semester, Second Year Interior Architecture and

Product Design Department. Invited by: Prof. K. Lewis, & Mr. W. Yankey

Chair, Faculty Search Committee, IAPD

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KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY: UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2011 Reviewer, Mid Term and Final review for the Fall and Spring Semester, Third Year Interior

Architecture and Product Design Department. Invited by: Prof. K. Lewis, & Mr. W. Yankey

Member, Interior Architecture and Product Design Lectures Series Organization

2010 Appointed Second Chair, Graduate Advisory Committee for Daniel Smith. Appointed by:

Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Appointed Chair, Visiting Graphics Faculty Search, and Visiting Technical Faculty Search,

Interior Architecture and Product Design Department

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY: COMMUNITY SERVICE

2012 Wounded Warrior Project Development to assist soldiers coming back from Iraq and

Afghanistan. Worked with graduate students to develop a comprehensive rehabilitation

center prototype for these wounded soldiers.

Design of a Stage Set for the “Creativity Illuminated” Project, McCain Auditorium. The set

was designed by graduate students to develop cultural and religious harmony through

the music performance of Oscar-winning music director Yuval Ron.

Curated “Sustainable by Design: A Review of Native American Architecture, Art and

Culture of the Southwest” to create awareness about the issues of sustainability and

respect for the ancient Native American culture.

LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY: UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2007 - 09 Assisted in promoting service-learning projects as a faculty participant, and received the

University of Louisiana System’s Learn and Serves grant to develop temporary shelter

prototypes for disaster-affected communities. The prototype was designed by junior

interior design students.

2006 - 07 Assisted university in promoting service-learning projects as a faculty participant with

Prof. K. Singh, and received University of Louisiana System’s Learn and Serves grant to

assist New Orleans’ Gert Town community, which was affected by hurricanes Katrina and

Rita. This project was a collaboration between interior design and architecture students

of the university. Students designed housing prototypes for the community.

2006 - 07 Developed “Renewable Energy and Beyond” Lecture Series for the university with Prof. R.

Hutchinson

2006 Guest Member: Internationalizing the Curriculum Committee: Assisted in developing

“Shaping the 21st Century: Focus on India” Series.

Curated and installed “Discover India” exhibition to promote the university’s mission of

internationalizing the curriculum.

Developed and taught honors seminar LBAR 489c “The Art and Culture of India” to

promote university’s mission of Internationalizing the curriculum.

Presented report on “Shaping the 21st Century: Focus on India Series” to the Board of

Supervisors, University of Louisiana System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.

Television presentation to promote “Shaping the 21st Century: Focus on India” KNOE TV,

Monroe, LA, USA.

Radio promotion for “Focus on India Series” KEDM, Monroe, LA, USA.

2005 - 06 Worked with senior interior design students, city of Ruston and North Central Louisiana

Arts Council to develop renovation schemes for the old Ruston firehouse.

2004 - 05 Worked with College of Administration and Business to renovate their Hall of Fame. This

project was a collaboration between senior interior design students.

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LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY: COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT SERVICE

2008 Coordinator, CIDA Accreditation Process, Interior Design Program

Member, Graduate Advisory Committee for Robyn Crumby, Architecture Program

Member, Graduate Concentration Committee (member since 2006), School of

Architecture

Chair, Interior Design Advisory Council (2004-08), School of Architecture

2007 Member, Graduate Advisory Committee for Marla St. John

Review of Graduate Students: Marla St. John and Amy Garrett

LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY: COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT SERVICE

2006 - 07 Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Interior Design Program

2005 - 06 Member, Faculty Search Committee, School of Architecture

2005 Member, Digital Image Collection Task Group

2004 Appointed Chair, Interior Design Advisory Council

Appointed Member, Human Resources committee

Appointed Member, Architecture Advisory Council

2003 – 10 Faculty Advisor, School of Architecture

Member, Human Resources committee

Member, Administrative and Curricula committee

2003 - 05 Faculty Advisor, student chapter of ASID

2003 Appointed Chair, Interior Design Program

Member, Human Resources committee

LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY: COMMUNITY SERVICE

2008 Curated “Explore India Exhibition” to assist India Studies Program of Louisiana State

University in Shreveport, to create awareness about Indian art and design traditions in the

local community. Barnwell Garden and Art Center, Shreveport, LA, USA, September 27-

November 1, 2008

2006 Appointed Board member, North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Ruston, LA, USA

2006 Curated two exhibitions, “India: My Country, My People” and “Textiles and Costumes of

India” to create awareness about India in the local community. The project was part of

“Shaping the 21st Century: Focus on India” series sponsored by the university. Lincoln

Parish Public Library, Ruston, LA, USA, March 27, and April 17, 2006

Demonstration of North and South Indian Culinary Arts, Lincoln Parish Public Library,

Ruston, LA, USA, April 1 and 8, 2006

2005 Tsunami Fundraiser, organized with Indian Students Association and Music Department,

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA

Served as an Associate Editor for Samudgar, a magazine of scholarly articles on

education and art, Sister Nivedita Trust Publication, Rajkot, India

2004 Assisted City of Arcadia in developing an amphitheater. This project was a collaboration

between interior design and architecture students of the university and a faculty

member from the Architecture program (Prof. W. T. Willoughby).

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LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY: SERVICE TO PROFESSION

2008 Associate Editor, Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal. Common

Ground Publishing, Chicago, IL, USA

2007 Guest critic, Senior Studio, final project review, Texas Tech University, Fort Worth, TX, USA

2006 - 07 Peer reviewer, Paper Submissions, Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), South Region

2006 Book manuscript reviewer, Fairchild Publications, Fairchild Publications, New York, NY,

USA

Co-Chair, International Members Assistance Network, Interior Design Educators Council

(IDEC), Indianapolis, IN, USA

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY: UNIVERSITY SERVICE

1994 - 95 Graduate thesis advisor

1992 Curated and exhibited Detroit-area elementary and high school students’ artwork in

India, and Indian elementary and high school students’ artwork in Detroit, MI, USA

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF TEACHING, RESEARCH AND CREATIVE WORK – PRINT

OR OTHER MEDIA

2012 Kansas Campus Compact announces selection of Vibhavari Jani as Engaged Faculty

Fellow. Kansas State University News (Online Publication), News/Editorial Services, Kansas

State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

Going global: Professor's new book earns honors for promoting diversity in design

education. Kansas State University News (Online Publication), News/Editorial Services,

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

Wounded Warriors, IDEC Exchange, Interior Design Educators Council, Indianapolis, IN

Professor's new book earns honors for promoting diversity in design education

Manhattan Mercury, Manhattan Mercury, Manhattan, KS, USA

Professor Vibhavari Jani’s Book on Architecture Receives Book Award

(Language: Gujarati), Lok Samarthan newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Sister Nivedia School’s Past Student Vibhavari Jani’s Book Wins Award

(Language: Gujarati), Aaj Kaal newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Vibhavari Jani Authored Book on Architecture, Receives Award in the USA

(Language: Gujarati), Aakila newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Pride of Sister Nivedita School: Past Student Vibhavari Jani968+ Wins Book Award

(Language: Gujarati), Saanj Samachar newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Past Student of Sister Nivedita School Wins Best Book Award in the USA

(Language: Gujarati), Kathiyawad Post newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Book on Architecture Receives Best Book Award

(Language: Gujarati), Sandesh newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Rajkot’s Vibhavari Jani’s Book on Interior Design Wins Book Award

(Language: Gujarati), Phulchhab newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

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2012 Professor Born in Rajkot Receives Best Book Award

(Language: Gujarati), Divaya Bhaskar newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Honor Received by Rajkot’s Woman Architect, (Language: Gujarati), Kathiyawad Post

newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Woman Architect from Rajkot Publishes a Book in the USA (Language: Gujarati)

Bhoomi newspaper, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India

Rajkot’s Vibhavari Jani’s Book is Published by New York’s Publisher (Language: Gujarati),

Kathiyawad Post newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Vibhavari Jani’s Book on Diverse Architecture and Design Traditions Publishes

(Language: Gujarati), Akila newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Rajkot’s Own Vibhavari Jani’s Book “Diversity in Design” covers Diverse Cultures’ Impact

on Architecture, (Language: Gujarati), Aaj Kaal newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Vibhavari Jani’s Academic Book is Published in USA (Language: Gujarati), Kathiyawad

Post newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Rajkot’s Vibhavari Jani’s Book is Published by US Publisher (Language: Gujarati),

Phulchaab newspaper, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Kemper Gallery to host exhibition “Sustainable by Design: A Review of Native American

Architecture, Art and Culture of the Southwest.” Kansas State University News (Online

Publication), News/Editorial Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

2011 K-State students design model of rehabilitation center for soldiers, Kansas State

Collegian, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

K-State students preview projects, The 1st Infantry Division Post, the first Infantry Division,

Fort Riley Military Base, Fort Riley, KS, USA

K-State students tour rehab center, The 1st Infantry Division Post, the first Infantry Division,

Fort Riley Military Base, Fort Riley, KS, USA

Grad Students Design Wounded Warrior Clinic, WIBW TV Station Catalog, WIBW TV

Station, Topeka, KS, USA

Graduate students with Kansas State University's architecture program got to show off

their skills at Fort Riley Wednesday, WIBW TV Station Catalog, WIBW, Topeka, KS, USA

2010 Students Embrace Indian Culture at Diwali, Collegian Newspaper, Kansas State

Collegian, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

2008 Barnwell Offers Glimpse of India, The Forum, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

India Celebration Will Be Held at Barnwell, The Shreveport Times, Shreveport, Louisiana,

USA

2008 India Unveiled: Colorful culture on display, The Forum, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

On the Scene and on the Town, The Forum, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

2007 A week of Creativity and Family Time, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

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2007 Students Use Skills to Help Hurricane-Affected Areas, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Architecture Students to Present Designs for Post-Katrina Homes, News @ Tech, Louisiana

Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA

Tech Students’ Design Eases Pain of Rebuilding Big Easy, The News-Star, Monroe, LA, USA

Tech Students Help Rebuilding Efforts in N.O., The News-Star, Monroe, LA, USA

VIBHAVARI JANI and Kevin Singh Received $15,000 USL SERVES Grant, ACSA NEWS,

Washington, DC, USA

Professor Discusses Neruda’s Love, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Student Project Boosts Community, The News-Star, Monroe, LA, USA

Faculty and Staff Receive $53,735 in Service Grants, News @ Tech, Louisiana Tech

University, Ruston, LA, USA

2006 Connecting, Understanding and Finding Peace through Harmonious Design, The Spirit of

Tech, Ruston, LA, USA

Tech Receives Grant from ULS Board, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

“ULS Serves” Grant Recipients, ULS System News, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

SOA Receives Grant from ULS, Arris, School of Architecture Web Magazine, Ruston, LA,

USA

University of Louisiana System Awards $618,000 in Grants for Service Learning

ULS System News, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Professor’s dream turns into reality, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

2006 Students explore Italian Design, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA

Professor expands world view through research, Louisiana Tech University, (Web release),

Ruston, LA

Faculty Members Receive Grants, The Tech Talk, Ruston, LA, USA

Seeing India: World of Color at the Library, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

India series draws to a close, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Tech’s “Shaping the 21st Century: Focus on India.” The Tech Talk, Ruston, LA, USA

Crowd Samples Cuisine, Culture at Tech Festival, The News Star, Monroe, LA, USA

Focus on India Continues, Tech Talk, Ruston, LA, USA

Residents enjoy smell, sight, taste of Indian Food, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Discovering India Spread Straight to the Public from Tech’s Campus, The Tech Talk,

Ruston, LA, USA

Indian Culture vibrantly exposed through series, The Tech Talk, Louisiana Tech University

newspaper, Ruston, LA, USA

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2006 Exhibit offers glimpse of India, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

2 India Exhibition Open until April 11, The Tech Talk, Louisiana, LA, USA

Tech to showcase India with cultural events, The News-Star, Monroe, LA, USA

Milkshake introduces the culture, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Photo Exhibit by Tech Professor Captures People, Lifestyle, The Tech Talk, Ruston, LA, USA

2005 Flowers in Photographs, Language: Gujarati, Chitra Lekha Magazine, Mumbai,

Maharashtra, India

I want to be One with Those Breezes, India Abroad, New York, NY, USA

2005 Tech Professor Explores Indian Culture, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Professors’ India visit enhance classes, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Two Profs Visit India, Now Enhancing Classes, News @ Tech, Louisiana Tech University,

Ruston, LA, USA

Interior Designers See Red, Delta Style, Monroe, LA, USA

American University Professor comes to India for Architecture Research project, Akila

newspaper, Rajkot, India

Tech News Makers: Vibhavari Jani has been Selected by the Kanoria Centre for Arts as a

Summer Artist-in-Residence, News @ Tech, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA

Cause Set to Music, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Concert to Benefit Tsunami Victims, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

IS Council Meets at Tech, Ruston Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Interior design students relate skills from class to reality in CAB revamp, Tech Talk,

Louisiana Tech University newspaper, Ruston, LA, USA

What Started As a Class Project now Developed As a Full Makeover, The Tech Talk,

Ruston, LA, USA

Community Service: Prof. Jani and Prof. Willoughby presented paper on Collaborative

Studio at Southwest IDEC Conference, Arris, School of Architecture Web Magazine,

Ruston, LA, USA

Concert to Benefit Tsunami Victims, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Cause Set to Music, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

2005 Tsunami Benefit to Feature Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, News @ Tech, Louisiana

Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA

Accomplishment: Interior Design Program Chair Vibhavari Jani Presented a Paper on

Sustainable Practice at Pacific West IDEC Conference, Arris, School of Architecture Web

Magazine, Ruston, LA, USA

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2005 Accomplishment: Assistant VIBHAVARI JANI has been named the Cunningham Endowed

Professor of Interior Design, Arris, School of Architecture Web Magazine, Ruston, LA, USA

2004 Tech professor presents paper, The Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA

Community Service: Prof. Jani and Prof. Willoughby’s presented paper on Collaborative

Studio at Southwest IDEC Conference, Tech Talk, Louisiana Tech University newspaper,

Ruston, LA, USA

Tech Newsmakers: Vibhavari Jani, Chairwoman of the Interior Design Dept. and Bill

Willoughby, an Assist. Prof. of Architecture presented paper at the IDEC Pacific West

Conference, Louisiana Tech University Web Release, Ruston, LA, USA

Arcadia Project Spurs Tech Award-Winning Paper, Bienville Democrat, Bienville, LA, USA

Conference sparks unity between two schools of design, Tech Talk, Louisiana Tech

University newspaper, Ruston, LA, USA

Tech News Makers: Vibhavari Jani, Chairwoman of the Interior Design Dept. and Bill

Willoughby, an Assist. Prof. of Architecture presented paper on Collaborative Studio at

Southwest IDEC Conference, Dallas, TX, USA

Two Tech Professors Went to Dallas to Cultivate Collaborative Studio, The Tech Talk,

Ruston, LA, USA

Tech Students Look at Town’s Future, Bienville Democrat, Bienville, LA, USA

School of Architecture students have designs on Arcadia, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston,

LA, USA

Architecture, Interior Design students to display Arcadia Plans, Ruston Daily Leader,

Ruston, LA, USA

Students Tailor Designs to Aid Town of Arcadia, Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

2001 Introducing a New Personality: Vibhavari Jani, Language: English, Design Architecture

Magazine, CA, USA

Realization of Abstract Art: CREATION, Language: Gujarati, Surabh Poorti, Janm Bhoomi

Publication, Rajkot, India

Book review of “CREATION”, “Baby's Growth Book,” (Baal Vikas Yatra) and “Sumbandha

Naam Nu Ek Phool,” Gurjari newspaper, Jamnagar, India

Men Against Men: a report on release of CREATION, Baby's Growth Book, (Baal Vikas

Yatra) and Sumbandha Naam Nu Ek Phool (collection of poems) Gurjari newspaper,

Jamnagar, India

2000 Interview with the Artist of CREATION, Language: Gujarati, Phulchhab newspaper, Janm

Bhoomi Publication, Rajkot, India

2000 Emotional Paintings of CREATION, Language: Gujarati, Phulchhab newspaper, Janm

Bhoomi Publication, Rajkot, India

Multi Faceted Artist and Architect: Vibhavari Jani, Language: Gujarati, Phulchhab

newspaper, Janm Bhoomi Publication, Rajkot, India

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2000 Vibhavari Jani: Artist's Profile, Language: Gujarati, Gujarat Times, Times Publication,

Philadelphia, USA

Introduction of an Artist: Vibhavari Jani, Language: Gujarati

Phulchhab newspaper, Janm Bhoomi Publication, Rajkot, India

Book review: Sumbandha Naam Nu Ek Phool, Language: Gujarati

Stri Magazine, Sandesh Publication, Ahmedabad, India

Book review: Creation, Language: Gujarati

Shree Magazine, Gujarat Samachar Publication, Ahmedabad, India

Book review: Baby's Growth Book, (Baal Vikas Yatra), Language: Gujarati

Shree Magazine, Gujarat Samachar Publication, Ahmedabad, India

2000 Book review: Creation, Language: GujaratiThe Times of India newspaper, Times

Publications, Ahmedabad, India

Creating Bridges, book review of Creation, Language: English

Hello Saurashtra Magazine, Express News Publications, Rajkot, India

Rung, Roop, Rachana, book review of Baby's Growth Book, (Baal Vikas Yatra).

Language: Gujarati, Phulchhab newspaper, Janm Bhoomi Publication, Rajkot, India

Book Trio Review, review of CREATION, Baby's Growth Book, (Baal Vikas Yatra) and

Sumbandha Naam Nu Ek Phool, Language: Gujarati

Gurjari newspaper, Jamnagar, India

2001 Book Trio Inaugurations, report on release of CREATION, Baby’s Growth Book, (Baal Vikas

Yatra) and Sumbandha Naam Nu Ek Phool (collection of poems). Aaj Kal newspaper,

Rajkot, India

1995 Press to Get a New Home, Report on inauguration of University Press Building

Inside Wayne State Newspaper, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA

1993 Wayne State Saturday Art School Goes International

Wayne State News, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA

Children’s Work to Go on Display in India, Language: English

Macomb Daily, Mount Clemens, USA

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF SERVICE IN PRINT OR OTHER MEDIA

2005 Neighbors Share Universal Values, The News-Star, Monroe, LA, USA

2004 Indian Community celebrates Festival of Light, Language: English, The Ruston Daily

Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Chef Vibhavari Jani, Lifestyles: Culture and Cuisine - Indian Style

Language: English, The Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Lifestyles: North Louisiana Cuisine: Breakfast and Lunch by Chef Jani

Language: English, The Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

Lifestyles: North Louisiana Cuisine: Culture and Cuisine - Indian Style: Chef Jani

Language: English, The Ruston Daily Leader, Ruston, LA, USA

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RESEARCH AND CREATIVE WORK AT KSU -PRINT OR OTHER MEDIA

Jani, V. (2012). Daring to Care: A Rehabilitation Center Design Project for Wounded

Warriors. Innovations, Quarterly of the Industrial Designers Society of America. Summer

Issue, pp. 28 – 32. Industrial Designers Society of America, Herndon, VA, USA.

Williams, S. (2012). Wounded Warriors. IDEC Exchange. Summer Issue, pp. – 46. Interior

Design Educators Council, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Ingram, K. (2012). Yuval Ron Ensemble Unites People, Faith, Music. Kansas State

Collegian, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA.

Beardall, L. (2011). K-State Students Design Model of Rehabilitation Center for Soldiers.

Kansas State Collegian 117, No. 74, pp. 3. Kansas State Collegian, Kansas State University,

Manhattan, KS, USA.

Kohler, A. (2011). K-State students preview projects. The 1st Infantry Division Post, 1st

Infantry Division, Fort Riley Military Base, Fort Riley, KS, USA

Knightly, S. C. (2011). K-State Students Tour Rehab Centers. The 1st Infantry Division Post,

the First Infantry Division, Fort Riley Military Base, Fort Riley, KS, USA.

Rogers, L. (2011). Grad Students Design Wounded Warrior Clinic. WIBW TV Station

Catalog, WIBW TV Station, Topeka, KS, USA.

Rogers, L. (2011). Graduate students with Kansas State University's Architecture program

Show off Skills at Fort Riley. WIBW TV Station Catalog, WIBW, Topeka, KS, USA.