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Friday, November 11 • 17:30 - 18:15
Panel: Importance of Research in Game Design LIMITED

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Sandeep Athavale

Sr. Scientist, Games Research Human Centric Systems Lab TCS Research,, Tata Consultancy Services
Sandeep Athavale leads a newly formed team of game researchers at TCS Research.  The focus of his research is understanding purposeful games from designer, player and researcher standpoint. The questions of interest include - knowing whether and how designers align fun and purpose... Read More →

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Gopi Ambikapathi

Senior Research Scientist, Dharma Life Science
A passionate pursuer of science who always believes in employing unique and unconventional multidisciplinary approach to analyse and solve problems. I did my masters in Biochemistry and doctoral degree in Neuroscience from Dept. of Biotechnology Bangalore University. I am currently... Read More →
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Prof Uday Athavankar

Professor, IIT Bombay
- Committed to education and research on design and design-related consulting for over 30 years. - Interested in the role of mental imagery and visualization in the design process and early creative thinking. - Other research interests include product semantics and concept of identity... Read More →
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Stéphane Magnenat

Senior Researcher at the Game Technology Center, ETH Zurich Disney
Dr Stéphane Magnenat is currently senior researcher at the Game Technology Center of ETH Zürich, Switzerland. He received his PhD from EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland in 2010, and then worked at the Autonomous Systems Lab at ETH Zürich, and at Disney Research Zürich. From August 2015... Read More →
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Marcus Toftedahl

Game Designer, Lecturer, Researcher, University of Skovde, Sweden
Marcus Toftedahl is a games researcher, developer and lecturer at the University of Skövde, Sweden. His main competences lies within game design and narrative design, both from a development and research perspective. His main research interests are within serious games, gamification... Read More →

Friday November 11, 2016 17:30 - 18:15 IST
1.03-1.04 HICC, Hi-tec City, Hyderabad