Alvaro Uribe Quevedo

University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

Alvaro Uribe Quevedo

University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

Biography

Alvaro Uribe Quevedo completed his BEng degree in Mechatronics in 2003 from the Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Bogota, Colombia, and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. studies in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2008 and 2011 respectively. In 2015, he conducted research on serious games as a Postdoctoral fellow at the Games Institute, University of Waterloo. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, ON, Canada. His current research includes the development of VR usability framework and simulations for training including the epidural haptics simulator, the development of a VR walking user interface, virtual avatar interactions, and the development of motion tracking systems for VR.