Evelyn Tan is a research student currently completing a PhD programme with Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence (IGGI) at the University of York
Evelyn’s PhD research focuses on improving matchmaking in team-based online games to compose more cohesive teams. She aims to do this through team cohesion typologies, player modelling and behavioural analytics.
Evelyn has a background in Organizational Psychology and a keen interest in team-based video games. She has previously worked in the Human Resource Technology industry and has led a diverse range of projects around team assessment, team development and soft skill training in virtual reality. Through the IGGI PhD program, Evelyn hopes to apply her knowledge of psychology to team matchmaking in video games and broaden her skill set within game research.
Player modelling, Behaviour analytics, Game user research, Matchmaking