Current research interests: Especially curious about games as learning and shaping mediums, Nina is currently focused on creating games to interest children in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

She is primarily concerned with how content that requires abstract thinking can be made more concrete and accessible at earlier ages by using Digital Games as a facilitator.

Other interests: Games and Education, Design Patterns, Motivation and Engagement in Games, Experience Design, Art Games, Immersive AR, MR and VR Technologies, Tangible Interfaces.

  • Elementary education
  • Developmental psychology
  • Play and playfulness
  • Game design
  • UX design
  • Digital art