don wen 溫明輝

Ming-Hui "Don", Wen is a Human Factors researcher working to design and evaluate human-computer systems especially focused on computer games. He received his Ph.D. from the Human Factors Laboratory at Department of Industrial Engineering & Management of National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan. He developed an user experience model to represent the interactions among the user, game world and other gamers in Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) in his dissertation. He was a visiting researcher in the PlayOn group at Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) from January to November 2008. During his days at PARC, he joined a research team and conducted a survey study to explore the issue of users’ avatar personalization in virtual worlds. Don also served as the head of a guild in an online game and leaded more than 300 guild members when he’s off work. He recently join a startup company and developing a cybersocial friendship management platform for MMORPG users.