Magy Seif El-Nasr

Associate Professor, Director of Game Educational Programs and Research
Northeastern University
Magy Seif El-Nasr
Magy Seif El-Nasr is an associate Professor in the Colleges of Computer and Information Sciences and Arts, Media and Design, where she directs the PLAIT (Playable Innovative Technologies) Lab. Dr. Seif El-Nasr earned her Ph.D. degree from Northwestern University in Computer Science. Her research focuses on enhancing game designs by developing tools and methods for evaluating and adapting game experiences. Her work is internationally known and cited in several game books, including Programming Believable Characters for Computer Games and Real-time Cinematography for Games. Magy has received multiple grants to support her research. In addition, her work has received several awards, notably, two Best Paper Awards at the International Conference of Virtual Storytelling 2003 and Autonomous Agents conferences. She is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Intelligent Games and Simulation, and ACM’s Computers in Entertainment.
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