GAMeS Grads Find Success

Technology and Publishing Triumphs for GAMeS Grads

Building on experience in the RU GAMeS Lab, these recent graduates are finding career success in their field.

  • Chris Webb ’09 - Developer of educational technology and instructional design.
  • A.J. Tucker ’10 - Third place and $5,000 prize, 2010 Virginia Mobile Learning Apps Development Challenge for his game “Governomics.” Tucker is now working at DevelopEase, a local iPad and iPod touch app development company.
  • David Payne ’10 and Daniel Burgess ’10 - Payne and Burgess began as programmers in the GAMeS Lab as undergraduates. In 2009, Payne and Burgess respectively won second and third place in Virginia Mobile Learning Apps Development Challenge for their games “Freddy Fraction” and “Fraction Factory.” They are now designing software and doing quality assurance work for FreshAiR and are co-founders of Mogo Mobile.
  • Brittney Simmons ’11 - In January of 2011, Dunleavy published a book chapter on AR assessment with Brittney Simmons who was a School of Teacher and Education Leadership graduate student. Simmons is second author on the invited chapter.