Prof. Dr. Alexander Repenning

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Alexander Repenning is a computer science professor at the University of Colorado, a member of the Center for Lifelong Learning and Design at the University of Colorado and the founder of AgentSheets Inc. Repenning’s research interests include computer science education, end-user programmable agents, and artificial intelligence. He is the director of the Scalable Game Design Initiative. Repenning has worked in research and development at Asea Brown Boveri, Xerox PARC, Apple Computer, and Hewlett Packard. He is the creator of the AgentSheets and AgentCubes simulation and game-authoring tools. He has offered game design workshops nationally at Stanford, the MIT Media Lab, and University of Colorado as well as internationally in Europe and Japan. His work has received numerous awards including the Gold Medal from the mayor of Paris for "most innovative application in education of the World Wide Web" and “best of the best innovators” by ACM. Repenning is an advisor to the National Academy of Sciences, the European Commission, the National Science Foundation, The Japanese Ministry of Education and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Repenning has raised over $20 million for research from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Health, the Department of Defense, and the European Commission. Beyond academic recognition, Repenning's work has also been featured in TV News, radio, newspapers and in popular press including WIRED Magazine.

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Prof. Dr. Alexander Repenning
University of Colorado
Department of Computer Science and
Center of LifeLong Learning & Design
Campus Box 430
Boulder, CO 80309-0430

office: ECOT 826
phone: (303) 492-1349
fax: (303) 492-2844
email: ralex at cs dot colorado dot edu