Frank J. Lee

Dr. Frank J. Lee is a Professor of Digital Media at Drexel University with appointments in Psychology, Computer Science, and Biomedical Engineering. Lee received his BA in Cognitive Science in 1994 from UC Berkeley and his PhD in Cognitive Psychology in 2000 from Carnegie Mellon University. Lee co-founded Drexel’s Game Design Program in 2008, currently ranked as one of the Top Ten Best Game Design Programs in the US by The Princeton Review. He is also the founding director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio at Drexel University, a unique university-wide initiative to teach students entrepreneurship by helping them to start their own game companies. His past projects have won national and international awards and recognitions and have received extensive media coverage. His installation project, Skyscraper Tetris in 2014, was mentions in over 1500 news stories worldwide with an estimated 2.2 Billion views. It was also recognized as a Guinness World Record as the Largest Architectural Videogame Display. He was selected as one of the 50 Most Admirable Gaming People by Polygon in 2014, Hacker of the Year by Geekadelphia in 2013, and one of the Smartest People in Philadelphia by Philadelphia Magazine in 2012.


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