Josef Spjut

Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

Josef  Spjut Profile Photo
Josef Spjut Profile Photo

Research Interests

Josef's current research interests include competitive video games (or esports), real time computer graphics, and human performance. Online video games in particular create a novel set of human-to-human interactions enabled by computing and simulated worlds.

Bio

Josef Spjut is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Game Design, Development & Innovation Master of Engineering in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University and a Research Scientist at NVIDIA. His current research interests include online gaming including esports and competitive gaming. His past work included ray tracing hardware, virtual and augmented reality hardware and user experience, computer graphics, and display technology.

Education

  • B.S. University of California - Riverside, 2006
  • Ph.D. University of Utah, 2015

Positions

  • Adjunct Associate Professor in the Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs