I have worked in the Computer Science department at North Carolina State University since January, 2006. Previously, I worked at Northwestern University's Computer Science department. Before Northwestern, I worked at the University of Alberta's Department of Computing Science, where I was on the faculty since the summer of 1997.

Research Areas

  • Computer and Video Games
  • Data Sciences and Analytics
  • Graphics, Human Computer Interaction, & User Experience
  • Health Care Information Technology


I earned a BS from UC Irvine and a doctorate at Georgia Tech's interdisciplinary GVU Center. I have studied the German language at Mannheim University and the Goethe Institute in Bonn.

Spring Courses

  • CSC 495-007 LEC SP Top Comp Sci - Visual Interface Mobile Device   MW 11:45am-1:00pm   Room: 1005 Engineering Building I

  • CSC 563-007 LEC Vis Interfaces for Mobile Dev   MW 11:45am-1:00pm   Room: 1005 Engineering Building I

  • CSC 591-010 LEC SP Topic CSC - User Experience   MW 1:30pm-2:45pm   Room: 1226 Engineering Building 2


  • NVIDIA Professor Partnership Award - 2007
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Award - 2006