Jan 30

Aligning Game Design with Science

January 30, 2015

Event Description:

Interactive media and games increasingly pervade and shape our society. In addition to their dominant roles in entertainment, video games play growing roles in education, arts, science and health. This seminar series brings together a diverse set of experts to provide interdisciplinary perspectives on these media regarding their history, technologies, scholarly research, industry, artistic value and potential future.

Join us every Friday until March 13th from 12pm-1pm in Shriram 104.

Watch Sebastian's Presentation.

Also listed as one-unit course BIOE196. For more information contact Ingmar@stanford.edu

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Presenters:

Sebastian Alvarado, Aligning Game Design with Science. Sebastian works with representatives in the gaming industry to improve the quality of science as it is portrayed in their fiction. Within this scope he builds interdisciplinary teams that are passionate about gaming and work with developers to make their projects more authentic, relevant, and plausible. At the same time he promotes his collaborations through the advocacy of science literacy through a variety of media channels.