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Advanced virtual reality (VR) exergaming design and physiological/ behavioral monitoring


Term:

Fall

Department:

2: Mechanical Engineering

Faculty Supervisor:

Brian Anthony

Faculty email:

banthony@mit.edu

Apply by:

August 31, 2020

Contact:

To apply, please contact liyuwei@mit.edu, with a copy of your resume/portfolio

Project Description

The aim of this study is to monitor and analyze VR user's physiological and behavioral data during VR exergame (exercise+game). Currently, we are looking for a UROP student for both Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 to continue develop the existing VR experience, emphasizing on improving graphic design, user interface, and gaming features. This is a remote UROP position. The UROP student will closely work with the graduate student advisor and will be able to attend weekly virtual mini-group meeting on Zoom. To apply, please contact liyuwei@mit.edu, with a copy of your resume/portfolio.

Pre-requisites

1. An ideal candidate should be a junior/senior familiar with and have previous experience with developing VR/AR projects using Unity. 2. Background in art and UI design. 3. Preferably can continue the UROP position in Spring 2021. 4. Basic C# programming skill.