Camilla Kydland is an entrepreneur in educational gaming and novel gaming experiences. She drew from her development work at a Congolese refugee camp in Zambia, Africa to create a game finalist in MTV's competition on the Darfur crisis in Sudan. Camilla worked in Australia on a mobile-phone game to help pre-teen girls learn to eat healthy foods, an exercise game for the elderly, and the first interactive fountain at the Caesar's in Atlantic City. Her first game remains a popular attraction for kids at the Carnegie Science Center of Pittsburgh. Camilla is currently developing an international news game to teach the background behind various global crises. Camilla was trained at one of the world's leading media programs, Carnegie Mellon University(CMU)'s master degree in entertainment technology.
Camilla continues to work for education and cognitive psychology. She has followed data collection standards within the Speech Perception Laboratory and the Infant Cognition Laboratory of CMU. She worked as data manager with the Affect Analysis Group at the University of Pittsburgh to develop an automated physiological data processing system to improve training, validity and research analysis. She continues to enjoy giving guest lectures and has been a teaching assistant in courses on Intelligence, Psychology, 3D Texturing, Modeling & Animation, Building Virtual Worlds and Alice Programming.
Dr. Chung, coordinator of Carlow University's EMBA program and
assistant professor of Carlow University's MBA programs, has extensive
portfolios of scholarly research and consulting experience. Dr. Chung
has published her scholarly work in prestigious journals such as
Communications of the ACM and presented at international conferences
such as Academy of Management, International Conference on Information
Systems, and Global Forum. She sits on the board of TingWall Inc., and
has been providing IT and business consultation for many years. Her
consulting clients include TingWall Inc., dBaza Inc., Magee Women's
Hospital, Florida International University, Harvard University,
University of Pittsburgh, and many others. Dr. Chung has received
research grants from International Business Center, Ewing Marion
Kauffman Foundation, and Grace Ann Geibel Institute of Justice and
Social Responsibility. Dr. Chung serves on the advisory committee of
the Grace Ann Geibel Institute of Justice and Social Responsibility
and volunteers online through United Nations.
Bill Grant is the program manager of the Technology Management Program at UCSB’s College of Engineering. He “received the Olympus Emerging Leader Award for his work at UCSB creating and managing extracurricular activities that enable students to network and share knowledge and experience with successful scientists, entrepreneurs, innovators and other business experts.
Calestous Juma is Professor of the Practice of International Development and Director of the Science, Technology, and Globalization Project. He also directs the Agricultural Innovation in Africa Project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He is a former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity and Founding Director of the African Centre for Technology Studies in Nairobi, and he also served as Chancellor of the University of Guyana. He has been elected to several scientific academies including the Royal Society of London, the US National Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, and the UK Royal Academy of Engineering. He has won several international awards for his work on sustainable development. He holds a PhD in science and technology policy studies and has written widely on science, technology, and environment. He teaches courses in developmental policy as part of theMPA/ID Program. He is lead author of Innovation: Applying Knowledge in Development. He is editor of the International Journal of Technology and Globalisation and International Journal of Biotechnology.
Finn Kydland is the Jeffrey Henley Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and 2004 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences. Professor Kydland received his B.S. from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (abbreviated NHH in Norwegian), and his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). After previous appointments at NHH, CMU, and the University of Texas at Austin, he joined the UCSB faculty in 2004, where he is also the director of the Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance. He is an Adjunct Professor at CMU and NHH, and a Research Associate for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society in 1992.
Professor Kydland was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with Professor Edward Prescott of Arizona State University. Professors Kydland and Prescott received the Nobel Prize for their research on business cycles and macroeconomic policy, specifically, the driving forces behind business cycles and the time inconsistency of economic policy. More recently, Professor Kydland has conducted research on the role of monetary policy in the aggregate economy, domestically as well as internationally. Moreover, he has studied Ireland and Argentina with the idea in mind that there is a lot for other nations' policymakers to learn from the respective successes and failures of these two nations.
Justin Bronowicz is a Pennsylvania certified teacher in Secondary Social Studies. Mr. Bronowicz has a Bachelor of Arts in International Politics from the Pennsylvania State University and a Masters of Science in Education from Duquesne University. Mr. Bronowicz is hoping to integrate educational ideas into the international news game and currently is assisting in content recommendations and beta testing. Mr. Bronowicz is interested in politics, history, technology and cooking.