Prospective Graduate Students

If you are interested in working with me at the University of Calgary, please send me your CV and academic transcripts (email listed on my university profile) and describe why you want to work with me.

Current open Ph.D. position (2023):

I have an open Computer Science Ph.D. position funded by NSERC. I am looking for an enthusiastic student to work on research in immersive VR environments for teaching and learning.
The student should be interested in virtual reality, gaming technologies, AI (especially reinforcement learning) used in behaviour modelling, and HCI.

Admission requirements for Computer Science Ph.D.:

Benefits: This is a fully-funded position through scholarships and teaching assistantships. We also have funding to support students to attend academic conferences.
Our graduate students receive health, dental, and vision insurance. Other benefits include maternity leave, partner leave, etc.

Remember, a Ph.D. can take four years or more, so this topic must be something you enjoy doing.
I am a hands-on supervisor and I will meet with you every week throughout your research journey.

Admission requirements for Computer Science Master's:

We have a guaranteed funding package for our M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. Details can be found here.

We recognize the importance of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and we promote EDI in research and in the professional development of the students in my research group.

Other than Computer Science, we also offer transdisciplinary M.Sc./Ph.D. degrees in Computational Media Design.

Prospective students, I would be happy to answer your questions regarding my Serious Games Research Group. Due to the volume of emails I receive, I may not be able to respond to all applicants.

Finally, here are some notes and advice for prospective graduate students.