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Mahmoud Awad, Postgraduate Research Student

PhD student Mahmoud AwadContact Details


Office: 02.529

QUB Phone extension: 4227

Project Details

First Supervisor: Professor Cathy Craig

Second Supervisor: Dr.Stuart Ferguson

PhD Title: Microsoft AGE: Adapted Games for Elderly

Summary of Project: My Project aims to develop adapted interactive games for older adults that encourage them to move and perform exercises.  I focus my research on how natural user interfaces devices such as Microsoft Kinect Sensor can be used in a rehabilitation environment. How can digital games be able to adapt to each player's specific physical abilities? And how to design digital games that require from player to perform specific movements and at same time they are fun.

Research Interest Group: Perception Action Communication

Research Interests

Human Computer Interaction, Inclusive Design, Interactive Storytelling, Serious Games, Virtual Environment.


  • Intelligent Interaction, Awad et al, SIDeR 2009 - Flirting with the Future Conference, April 2009 Eindhoven

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