Esteban Clua


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Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

Bio:

  • Esteban Clua is lecturer in the Computer Science Department of the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, which is the only CS Department in Brazil to get the topmost grade for post-graduation programs issued by the Brazilian government. Also he is research manager of VisionLab, an important R&D laboratory on digital entertainment content, and one of the creators of SBGames (Brazilian Symposium of Games), an important and large conference on digital entertainment. Moreover, he is member of the Game and Entertainment Special Commission of the Brazilian Computer Society.

    He is teaching introduction to computer science for first year engineering students using game engines and defends that the principles of computer algorithms can be more motivating and easily understood when using script languages of game engines. Also he has being teaching collaborative work among these students using typical game production workflow.