Mads Johansen Lassen

PhD Fellow, Center for Computer Games Research


Mads is a Software Engineer turned Game Developer turned Academic, he started his PhD in September 2018. His research revolves around Mixed-Initiative Tools for Game Development, with a focus on increasing game feel, juice and friction in game prototypes. He is a Co-founder of glitchnap, holds a MSc in Games from ITU Copenhagen, and a BSc in Software Engineering from Technical University of Denmark.

Areas of competence

Game Development, Game Engines, Game AI

Current Research Interests

Describing and generating elusive game properties such as Game Feel, Juiciness and Friction in prototypes. What reinforcement learning on games, can teach us about games.


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Contact Info


Office: 5C10