People

Nicholas Graham: EQUIS Lab Director

Nick Graham is a Professor of Computer Science at Queen’s University. He received the Doctorate of Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) degree from the T.U. Berlin in 1995. He performed most of his thesis work at the GMD in Karlsruhe, Germany. He holds an M.Sc. from Queen’s University (1988) and a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto (1985).

Angela Alberry: Ph.D. Student, Cultural Studies

Angela is a PhD student interesting in the cultural and community aspects of game-play in the era of the internet. Currently focusing on TwitchPlaysPokemon she is interested in exploring how group control of game avatars changes peoples' perspective of both themselves and their co-players as 'gamers' both within the play-through and outside of it. Angela is co-supervised with Prof. Jane Tolmie of Cultural Studies.

Gabriele Cimolino: M.Sc. Student, Game Automation

Gabriele is bringing exergames for physiotherapy to people with spinal cord injury in pursuit of an MSc in Computer Science, with a research focus in Artificial Intelligence. Having previously completed two degrees at Queen’s, first a BAH in Classical Studies and then a BSc in Computing, Gabriele is convinced that Queen’s is the only university.

Joseph Gravenor: B.Comp. Student, Educational Games

Joey is a 4th year computing student specializing in Computer Science. He just finished his professional internship, where he developed display drivers for AMD. His hobbies include reading, drawing/graphic design, playing videogames, and watching videos about game design.

Kyle Laporte: M.A.Sc. Student, Historical Environmental Change

Kyle completed his B.A.Sc. in geological engineering at Queen's in 2019, developing a passion for computer science in the latter half of his degree. His research interests range from data visualization techniques in the geosciences, to the uses of augmented and virtual reality for both educational and industrial applications. He enjoys hikes, toques, rocks, raspberry trifle, and avoiding rainy field work days by hiding indoors with his cat. Kyle is co-supervised with Prof. Rob Harrap of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Codie McConkey: B.Comp. Student, Educational Games

Codie is a 4th year Computer Science student at Queen’s continuing his work on an educational augmented reality game. When he is not huddled over a computer, he can be found climbing or messing around on guitar.

Adrian Schneider: Ph.D. Student, Nudges for Persuasion

Adrian Schneider completed his Honours B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science at Queen’s University. His current research is in digital embodiments and exergaming. His hobbies include reading, video games, and reading about video games.

Jifan Yang: M.Sc. Student, Environments of Change Game

Jifan received her Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, specializing in Artificial Intelligence. She is also interested in game design and development, and interactive media. Her hobbies include video games, reading, painting, and video production. She has made hundreds of video clips and animations related to games in her spare time, many of which are popular among her subscribers.

Past Post-Doctoral Fellows

Past Ph.D. Students

Past M.Sc. Students

  • Susan Hwang, M.Sc. (2020)
  • Brandon Reid, M.Sc. (2020)
  • Daniel Clarke, M.Sc. (2019)
  • Jordan van der Kroon, M.Sc. (2018)
  • Liam Collins, M.Sc. (2018)
  • Bernard Cheng, M.Sc. (2017)
  • Adrian Schneider, M.Sc. (2016)
  • Mallory Ketcheson, M.Sc. (2016)
  • Matt Oskamp, M.Sc. (2015)
  • Mrunal Patel, M.Sc. (2013)
  • Ameer Hamza, M. Sc. (2012)
  • Jason Kurczak, M.Sc. (2012)
  • Joey Pape, M.Sc. (2012)
  • Eric Qiu, M.Sc. (2010)
  • Kevin Grad, M.Sc. (2009)
  • Rob Fletcher, M.Sc. (2008)
  • Jeff Yim, M.Sc. (2008)
  • Barry Long, M.Sc. (2007)
  • Baha Jabarin, M.Sc. (2003)
  • Gary Anderson, M.Sc. (1999)
  • Said Elnaffar, M.Sc. (1999)
  • Tim Wright, M.Sc. (1999)
  • Reza Kopaee, M.Sc. (1998)
  • Roy Nejabi, M.Sc. (1995)
  • Gekun Song, M.Sc. (1995)
  • Catherine Morton, M.Sc. (1994)

Past Undergraduate Summer Students

  • Codie McConkey (2020)
  • Joseph Gravenor (2020)
  • Rachel Phinnemore (2020)
  • Luke Walker (2015)
  • Siobhan Cordy (2015)
  • Curtis Tremblay (2014)
  • Leah Robert (2013)
  • Eric Ingle (2012)
  • Michelle Brown (2012)
  • Eril Berkok (2010)
  • Michelle Brown (2011)
  • Andrew Heard (2010)
  • Matt Brehmer (2009)
  • Irina Skvortsova (2005)
  • Will Roberts (2005)

Past Research Staff and Interns

  • Neven Golubovitch (2017-2019)
  • Sebastian Huber-Oikle (2017)
  • Dan Moran (2014-15)
  • Zi Ye (2011-15)
  • Jeremy Bourdiol (2014)
  • Sawyer Shipp-Wiedersprecher (2014)
  • Russell Dawes (2013)
  • Florian Eysseric (2013)
  • Julia Marsala (2012-13)
  • Irina Schumann, Intern (2011-12)
  • Quentin Bellay, Intern (2011)
  • Claire Joly, Intern (2010)
  • Louis Noval, Intern (2010)
  • Hugh Stewart, Research Associate (1998-99)