Chris Hazard

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Dr. Chris Hazard obtained his PhD in computer science from NC State on artificial intelligence for trust and reputation. He has worked in and been published in a variety of fields from wireless network infrastructure as a software architect at Motorola, to psychology as part of a post-doc at NCSU, to hypnosis with the National Guild of Hypnotists, to robotics at Kiva Systems, to privacy law working with the Future of Privacy Forum.

Dr. Hazard is most publicly known for leading the devolpment of the 2011 Hazardous Software® game Achron, which won GameSpot’s Best Original Game Mechanic award, and also for his research on game design, for which he has given keynote speeches at major conferences. He has won numerous academic and programming awards, including a best paper award in an international conference, the North Carolina State University Dean’s Fellowship and Valparaiso University Board of Directors’ Independent Research Award.

He obtained his B.S. in computer science from Valparaiso University with departmental honors.

(Source: Hazardous Software)

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Work title Publication Type Year
Achron Published on the Web (individual site) 2010


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