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Alvaro Joffre Uribe Quevedo
PhD

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Contact information

Business and Information Technology Building North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668


Background

Dr. Alvaro Joffre Uribe Quevedo is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). He received his bachelor's degree in Mechatronics Engineering from Universidad M. Nueva Granada — Colombia, followed by a master's and doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of Campinas — Brazil. In September 2016 he concluded his postdoctoral appointment at the Games Institute at the University of Waterloo, conducting research on the effects of games in medical training. Prior to joining UOIT, he worked as an Assistant Professor at Universidad M. Nueva Granada where he conducted research on exergames, medical simulation and immersive virtual reality in medical procedures. 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.

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