Associate Professor - Department of Interior Architecture & Product Design, Kansas State University School Of Architecture, Planning, & Design
2013 Rotary Peace Fellow Vibhavari Jani was trained as an architect, interior designer, painter, singer, and as a dancer and holds graduate degree in Interior architecture and bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
In more than 22 years of practice in the United States, she has served the architecture and interior design industry in executive and administrative capacity and designed and managed large ($100 million) projects for major corporations, health care, education, government and hospitality clients.
As an academic, she enjoys working with students and engages them in creative, interdisciplinary, collaborative, service-learning projects. Her research efforts, conference presentations and publications have addressed a range of issues including the contribution of Non-Western cultures in the field of architecture and design, influence of collaborative efforts in architecture and interior design education, sustainability and green design, and the influence of new technology and how it is impacting the interior design curricula.