Prospective Students

I am always looking for diligent, enthusiastic, and scientifically curious students to join my research group.

Broadly, my students work general areas of interactive Mix Reality (XR) applications and serious games development. Specific topics within this could include the design, development, and evaluation of novel:

  • XR (virtual and augmented reality) and cross-model (visual, audio, and/or haptic) user experiences.
  • Gaze-contingent displays for gaming and social interaction applications
  • New techniques for improving navigation in XR (walking, driving, and/or flying)
  • New approaches of the head and body tracking for XR interaction

A range of graduate projects is available. Students will have the opportunity to work in a large multi-disciplinary group in a well-equipped MIXRlab. Undergraduate students are also encouraged to apply for short-term volunteering opportunities. Ph.D. positions are usually funded.

I am looking for students that meet the following criteria:

  • Excellent academic achievements.
  • A background in related areas of Information Technology and/or Computer Science (Virtual Reality, Augmented reality, 3D/Spatial User Interfaces, Game Design)
  • Outstanding programming/development skills (good command of at least one of C/C++, C#, or Phyton languages).
  • Superb English language skills

Further to these general criteria, Ph.D. applications should also have:

  • Knowledge of quantitative analysis methods
  • Prior research experience (with publications)

Feel free to reach out to me if you are interested in such a position, and meet the criteria outlined above. Please include a CV, research statement, transcripts (unofficial are fine), GRE and TOEFL/IELTS score as appropriate. Let me know if you do not have the GRE and the TOEFL/IELTS scores, but planning on taking the exams soon.


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