@email@example.com active 1 year, 11 months ago ActivityProfile View General First Name Andrew Last Name Phelps Job Title Director, Center for media, Arts, Games, Interaction & Creativity (MAGIC) Social Networks Facebook URL https://www.facebook.com/ritmagic Twitter MAGIC at RIT @RITMAGIC Contact Info Website http://magic.rit.edu/main/index.html Extended Profile Biography Andrew Phelps is the founder and Director of the RIT Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity (MAGIC). He is also the founder and former Director of the School of Interactive Games & Media at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. He is the originator of the Masters of Science in Game Design & Development within the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, as well as the Bachelors of the same name, both of which are nationally ranked in the top 10 by the Princeton Review. His work in games programming education has been featured in The New York Times, CNN.com, USA Today, National Public Radio, IEEE Computer, and several other articles and periodicals. He regularly publishes work exploring collaborative game engines and game engine technology and maintains a website featuring his work as an educator, artist, programmer, and game addict. Primary research and teaching interests include online gaming, electronic entertainment, 3 dimensional graphics and real time rendering, virtual reality, and interactive worlds.