Nima Jamalian

Staff details

Position Lecturer in Computer Games
Department Computing
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Nima Jamalian

A Lecturer in Computer Games. Nima has always been passionate about technology and has worked in various roles. He is leading multiple courses related to game development for bachelor's, master's and online degrees here at Goldsmiths. Nima is also interested in creating educational content related to development topics which he publishes on his Website and Youtube channel. More info about Nima can be found on Nima Jamalian's website.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD in Computer Science (ongoing), Goldsmiths University of London 2022
  • Master's in Computer Games Art & Design, Goldsmiths University of London 2019
  • BSc (Hons) in Games Programming, Goldsmiths University of London 2017

Teaching and Supervision

in multiple courses related to game development topics.

  • Games Project 1
  • Games Project 2
  • Games Development
  • Online Game Development
  • Final Game Project
  • Algorithm and Data Structure

Research interests

in the following research topics:

  • Games
  • Educational Games
  • Gamified Application

Publications and research outputs

Conference or Workshop Item

Jamalian, Nima; Constantinides, Marios; Joglekar, Sagar; Pan, Xueni and Quercia, Daniele. 2023. 'Our Nudges, Our Selves: Tailoring Mobile User Engagement Using Personality'. In: INTERACT 2023. York, United Kingdom 28 August - 1 September 2023.

Jamalian, Nima; Gillies, Marco; Leymarie, Frederic Fol and Pan, Xueni. 2022. 'The Effects of Hand Tracking on User Performance: an experimental study of an object selection based memory game'. In: 2022 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR). Singapore, Singapore 17-21 October 2022.

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