Maja Pivec

Professor Maja Pivec, Ph.D, is initiator of the #SGDSS – Serious Games Design Summer School ( and of the ENGAGE learning portal. She is e-learning advisor for the Game Design Campus.

Her research interests are in the field of affective and emotional aspects of human-computer interaction, with emphasis on game design, game-based learning and innovative learning approaches, and different aspects of e-learning. Maja is currently involved in game-based learning related EC funded projects Green Games in Tourism and Hospitality, Avatar and JamToday.

She was the host of 3rd European Conference on Game-Based Learning in 2009. She is author and co-author of several book publications on GBL. She is co-ordinator, scientific leader or partner in several EU or national founded projects. Her research work is published and presented at more than 100 international conferences and publications.