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 join my Serious Games Research Group.

Fully funded Computer Science Ph.D. positions available now in the areas of VR/AI/games.


Admission requirements:

Application deadlines:

By joining my research group as a PhD student, you will have the chance to take on leadership and mentorship roles in my lab.
Qualified candidates are invited to send an email to me with your CV and unofficial academic transcripts, with "Prospective PhD Student" in the email subject.

Admission course requirements: All applicants must have taken at least one third-year undergraduate course in each of the 4 categories listed below:

If you are an undergraduate student at U of Calgary, this is a list of courses you must have taken before you apply:

CPSC (217 or 231), (219 or 233), 251, (313 or 351), (319 or 331), 355, 413, (457 or 411 or 441), (453 or 481 or 433), SENG 300, MATH 211, 265.

We have a guaranteed minimum funding package for our thesis-based graduate students. 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.

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

Transdisciplinary program: Computational Media Design (CMD), M.Sc. and Ph.D.:

Other degrees we offer:

Prospective students, I would be happy to answer your questions regarding my 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.