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Miguel A. Garcia-Ruiz

Algoma University

Canada - Sault Ste. Marie

My primary research interests lie in multimodal Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), particularly about games user research (GUR). My research is focused on the technical and sensory aspects of designing, developing and testing user interfaces (UIs) from video games.


Miguel A. Garcia-Ruiz graduated in Computer Systems engineering and obtained his MSc in Computer Science from the University of Colima, Mexico. Miguel received his PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from the Centre for Research in Cognitive Science (COGS), University of Sussex, UK. Dr. Miguel Garcia-Ruiz took a virtual reality workshop at Salford University, England, and a computer graphics techniques internship at the Madrid Polytechnic University, Spain. Dr. Miguel Garcia-Ruiz has published various books and more thant 60 scientific papers in academic journals, and has directed a video documentary about an introduction to virtual reality. Dr. Miguel was a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Business and IT of the University of Ontario, Canada, where he participated in a research project on combating social deviations with technology. He was an Assistant Professor with the College of Telematics, University of Colima, Mexico. Currently, Miguel is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science from Algoma University, Canada. Dr. Garcia-Ruiz was member of Mexico's National System of Researchers (SNI) of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), and was recently awarded the Innovation Educator of the Year, given by the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC).