studies the enjoyment and effects of interactive media, especially video games. His research spans user experience design and evaluation, interactive digital storytelling, game studies, and virtual reality. He focuses on questions such as: What makes an application enjoyable and entertaining? What are the effects of an application on users? What do users experience when using an application? How to improve user experiences / application design?
Postdoc researcher and lecturer
HKU University of the Arts Utrecht
Within the professorship for Interactive Narrative Design, I’m conducting user experience studies to evaluate prototypes with the aim to identify design conventions. Teaching includes interactive narrative design and research (HKU Games & Interaction).