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Regan Mandryk

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Associate Professor of Computer Science
University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Regan Mandryk is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan and the recipient of the NSERC University Faculty Award. Her multidisciplinary background enabled her innovative PhD research on using physiology to mathematically model emotion during computer game play, for which she received the Dean's Medal. Regan's educational background includes a BSc degree in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Winnipeg (1997), an MSc in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University (2000), and a PhD in Computing Science from Simon Fraser University (2005).  Her current research focuses on modeling user engagement with games, designing interaction techniques and games for emerging technologies, and creating persuasive games.