Jordan Takayama wins UROP award

Jordan Takayama, ICS undergraduate honors student, has won funding from the University of Hawaii Undergraduate Research Opportunities (UROP) program. His research project is entitled “Making game design as easy as gaming: Creating an administrative interface to the Kukui Cup.” The research will involve creation of an administrative “wizard” for configuring the Makahiki serious game framework, and evaluating its effectiveness through qualitative case studies of users.

The award will cover software licenses, conference travel, and participant compensation.  Jordan is advised by Professor Philip Johnson.