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Seth Cooper

Northeastern University
Assistant Professor
Seth Cooper is an Assistant Professor in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University.  He was previously Creative Director of the Center for Game Science at the University of Washington, where he earned his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering.  Seth's work focuses on using video games to crowdsource the solutions to difficult real world problems.  He is co-creator of Foldit, a video game that has allowed hundreds of thousands of players to be involved in scientific research in biochemistry.  Seth has also spent time working in industry at Square Enix, Electronic Arts, and Pixar Animation Studios.