Gizem Kayar completed her MSc and Ph.D. at Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg in Germany in Computer Science and later worked as a Postdoc at MIT Geonumerics Group. She has been actively working on Computer Graphics for 15 years. Gizem Kayar was a faculty member in Interactive Computing Technologies, Digital Game Design, and Technologies Master programs, as well as Digital Game Development Certificate Program, and led a Digital Game-Based Learning and Serious Games Lab. Currently, she is a clinical assistant professor at NYU in the Computer Science Department.