Tim "Dr. T" Chamillard taught at the U.S. Air Force Academy for 6 years before retiring from the Air Force to join the Computer Science Department faculty at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) in 2003. He serves as the Program Director for the Bachelor of Innovation™ in Game Design and Development at UCCS and teaches various Game Design and Development courses required for that degree. He also offered the first MOOC in UCCS history on Coursera in Fall 2013.

Dr. T has written 4 programming books over the years: Beginning C# Programming with Unity (Visual Studio and MonoDevelop editions, 2017), Beginning C# Programming with MonoGame (2015), Beginning C# Programming with XNA Game Studio (2013), and Introductory Problem Solving Using Ada 95 (2000) .

Dr. T spent 5 1/2 years as an indie game developer in a company (Peak Game Studios) he formed with his two sons; that company shipped a video game version of Khet as well as completing several games on work-for-hire contracts. He currently does some indie game development in his new company, Burning Teddy.

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