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Research interests

Igor is a professor in Applied Games, Innovation & Society at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences.This professorship is affiliated to the Academy for Digital Entertainment (ADE), one of whose departments is the Game Academy. He combines his professorship with being an entrepreneur, author and visiting professor at the School of Management and Economics of Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), China. He's also the founder, owner and CEO of Signature Games (www.signaturegames.eu). His main subjects of interest are the development, use and evaluation of innovative, interactive methods for policy-making in general and gaming-simulation / serious games in particular.

From 1998 until January 2015, he was a senior assoc. prof. in the faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TPM) at TU Delft, the Netherlands where he set up and headed the serious game research group. Over the years and in various partnerships, he initiated, managed and participated in a great many gaming-related research projects most recently for the Ministry of Infrastructure & Environment (Marine Spatial Planning game), Rijkswaterstaat (Veerkracht Servant Leadership game), Royal Dutch Shell (Hazard Recognition) and the Next Generation Infrastructures program. He has been a supervisor and co-promotor of six completed PhD researchers. He is regularly invited as a key note speaker at international conferences, and published his work in many international peer reviewed journals.

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Subjects

Gaming-simulation design / application / facilitation and research / Serious gaming / Entrepreneurship / Infrastructures/ Port planning / Urban planning / Water management / Crisis and emergency management / Policy analysis / Policy sciences / Complex systems

 

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Research Output 2008 2018

An offshore energy simulation through flow networks: CEL within the MSP Challenge 2050 simulation game platform

Hutchinson, K., Warmelink, HJG., Boode, W., Pereira Santos, CA. & Mayer, IS., 2018, ESM 2018 proceedings. Claeys, D. & Limere, V. (eds.). Eurosis, p. 157-163 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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Assessment of teams in a digital game environment

Mayer, IS., 2018, In : Simulation & Gaming.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

1 Citations

Gamification of production and logistics operations: Status quo and future directions

Warmelink, HJG., Koivisto, J., Mayer, IS., Vesa, M. & Hamari, J., 2018, In : Journal of Business Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Gamification of the work floor : a literature review of gamifying production and logistics operations

Warmelink, HJG., Koivisto, J., Mayer, IS., Vesa, M. & Hamari, J., 4 Jan 2018, Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 51 ed. HICCS, p. 1108-1117 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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Activities 2009 2018

Bejing Institute of Technology, School of Economics and Management

Mayer, I. (Visiting professor)
1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Project Baltic LINes

Mayer, I. (Member of programme committee)
20152016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventContribution at workshop, seminar, course

PHD Committe of Dr. Vanessa Cameleri

Mayer, I. (Member)
11 Feb 2015

Activity: ExaminationPhD supervisor / committee

Verbeelding van de toekomst (Keynote)

Mayer, I. (Speaker)
27 Nov 2015

Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)