Jonathan Rowe is a Research Scientist in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. He received the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from North Carolina State University, and the B.S. degree in Computer Science from Lafayette College. His research is in the areas of artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction for advanced learning technologies, with an emphasis on game-based learning environments. He is particularly interested in intelligent tutoring systems, user modeling, educational data mining, and computational models of interactive narrative.
Dr. Rowe has led development efforts on several game-based learning projects, including Crystal Island: Lost Investigation, which was nominated for Best Serious Game at the 2012 Unity Awards and the 2012 I/ITSEC Serious Games Showcase and Challenge. His research has been recognized with several best paper awards, including best paper at the Seventh International Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference and best paper at the Second International Conference on Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment. In addition, he regularly serves as an instructor for the Duke Talent Identification Program, where he teaches a course on Design and Programming of Video Games.