Penny de Byl

Professor Penny de Byl teaches and researches in Games Development and Interactive Multimedia at Bond University, Australia. Prior to this she taught serious games theory in Breda, The Netherlands and computer science at the University of Southern Queensland. In 2007 she won a national award for her work in Virtual Worlds and in 2008 a national teaching excellence and research fellow award. She has published widely in peer reviewed journals and is the author of four books on game development including the acclaimed “Holistic Game Development”. Penny’s areas of expertise include e-learning, serious games, augmented reality and affective computing.