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Power-Up: Trends in the Video Game Industry

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010
Photo by Vicki Thompson

Photo by Vicki Thompson

Bring your lunch and join Cogswell students, faculty and staff as faculty and other invited guests share insights into their areas of expertise.

Tomorrow’s talk, “Power-Up: Trends in the Video Game Industry” is presented by Albert Chen.

Albert Chen is the Assistant Professor of Game Design and Development and joined Cogswell’s full-time faculty in 2007. He heads the Game Art concentration under Digital Arts and Animation (DAA) program and Digital Arts and Engineering (DAE) under the Engineering program. He is also the Associate Director for Cogswell’s Engineering Simulation and Animation Laboratory (ESAL), and the recipient of the Boeing Performance Excellence Award in 2008. His goal is to provide the mentoring and support students need to excel at Cogswell and in the video game and digital media industries.

Mr. Chen was a professional game developer for over twelve years with credits in nearly two dozen game titles. His roles included Game Designer at EA, Game Design Director and Senior Level Designer at Factor 5, Level Layout Manager at 3DO, and Mission Designer, 3D Art Technician, International Lead Tester and QA Tester at LucasArts. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the University of California at Davis.

The talk will take place in Room 197.

-Bonnie Phelps, Dean of Institutional Advancement