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Alvaro Joffre Uribe Quevedo is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. He received his bachelor's degree in Mechatronics Engineering from Universidad M. Nueva Granada - Colombia, followed by a Master and Doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas - Brazil. In September 2016 he concluded his Post-Doctoral appointment at the Games Institute at the University of Waterloo researching the effects of games in medical training.
His research interests are in virtual reality to develop applications and assessment tools to tailor the immersion and interactions towards effective inclusive and meaningful experiences.