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Pejman Miraz-Babaei
PhD

Assistant Professor

Game Development

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Contact information

Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC) - Room 2022
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5424

pejman.mirza-babaei@uoit.ca
pejman.ca


Background

Pejman is a Video Games User Researcher and an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Business and Information Technology. Prior to joining UOIT, he worked as a PhD Researcher and an Associate Tutor at the University of Sussex (UK) where he explored triangulation of physiological measurements with other user research methodologies to gain a better understanding of player behaviour. For his PhD thesis, he created a framework for affective evaluations of player experience to suit the game development cycle towards providing formative feedback for game developers. As a Games User Researcher he worked on pre- and post-release evaluation of various titles such as: Crysis 2, Split/Second Velocity, Brink, Buzz! Quiz World and Sony’s Wonderbook as well as a range of unannounced projects on all platforms. His current research interests include:

  • games user research
  • human-computer interaction
  • user-centred design
  • video games accessibility
  • video games for health and rehabilitation
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