Patrick Felicia, PhD, is a lecturer, and researcher at Waterford Institute of Technology, where he teaches and supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students. He obtained his MSc in Multimedia Technology in 2003 and PhD in Computer Science in 2009 from University College Cork, Ireland.
Patrick has a keen interest in the design and development of engaging educational multimedia-based application for secondary and third level. He is specialized in Game-Based Learning, Multimedia, Educational Psychology, and Instructional Design. he has been teaching Game Development (high-level 2D/3D Game Development) at both graduate and post-graduate levels for the past 8 years using game engines (Unity3D or Game Maker), 3D development libraries (e.g., Java3D or X3D).
He is Editor-In-Chief of the International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL) and has also served on program committees for international Game-Based Learning and Technology-Enhanced Learning conferences and journals.