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Magy Seif El-Nasr PhD

Northeastern University
Associate Professor
Boston, MA USA
Dr. 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 Playable Innovative Technologies Lab. Her research focuses on the development of new methods and techniques for adapting interactive virtual experiences. She has worked on developing new intelligent lighting design methods that has been used in virtual environments as well as interactive theatre sets. She has also worked on developing interactive narratives and virtual characters. She has recently shifted her work to focus on understanding the impact of designs on the user experience. Her work is internationally known and cited in several game industry books, including Programming Believable Characters for Computer Games (Game Development Series) and Real-time Cinematography for Games.