Alvaro Uribe Quevedo

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Alvaro Uribe Quevedo

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Biography

Alvaro Joffre Uribe Quevedo is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. He received his bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics Engineering from Universidad M. Nueva Granada – Colombia, followed by a Master and Doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of Campinas – Brazil. In September 2016 he concluded his Post-Doctoral appointment at the Games Institute at the University of Waterloo conducting research on the effects of games in medical training. His research interests are in virtual reality towards the development of applications that take advantage of immersion and interaction while designing and employing emerging technologies and game elements in training and learning scenarios.​