Derek A. Ham
Assistant Professor, North Carolina State’s College of Design
Derek Ham, PhD, is an independent, award-winning VR developer who also teaches as an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at North Carolina State’s College of Design. Ham’s research interest spans the areas of game-based learning, algorithmic thinking, and digital fabrication/making. In his work, he continues to investigate both virtual reality and augmented reality technology to find ways these tools can expand the possibilities of interaction design. He completed his doctoral work in Design Computation at MIT and holds a Master’s in Architecture from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Architecture from Hampton University.