Visiting Ph.D Student, Planning Interfaces
Sultan is a Ph.D. student at New Mexico State University, USA, under the supervision of Dr. Zachary O. Toups and Dr. Igor Dolgov. He holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science from California Lutheran University. His main interests include serious games for training, augmented and virtual reality games, wearable computers, and idle games. His thesis centers around applying Activity Theory to analyze Urban Search & Rescue teams’ planning and sensemaking practices to inform the design of training games. He worked for several years as a lecturer in the Department of Information Systems in the College of Computer Science at Jeddah University, Saudi Arabia.
Katta Spiel, Sultan Alharthi, Andrew Cen, Jessica Hammer, Lennart Nacke, Zachary Toups, and Tess Tanenbaum. 2019. " It Started as a Joke" On the Design of Idle Game. .
Sultan Alharthi, George Raptis, Christina Katsini, Igor Dolgov, Lennart Nacke, and Zachary Toups. 2019. Do Cognitive Styles Influence Collective Sensemaking in Distributed Multiplayer Games?. .
Investigating the Impact of Annotation Interfaces on Player Performance in Distributed Multiplayer Games
Sultan Alharthi, Ruth Castillo, Ahmed Khalaf, Zachary Toups, Igor Dolgov, and Lennart Nacke. 2018. Investigating the Impact of Annotation Interfaces on Player Performance in Distributed Multiplayer Games. .
Sultan Alharthi, Nicolas LaLone, Ahmed Khalaf, Ruth Castillo, Lennart Nacke, Igor Dolgov, and Zachary Toups. 2018. Practical Insights into the Design of Future Disaster Response Training Simulations. .
Sultan Alharthi, George Raptis, Christina Katsini, Igor Dolgov, Lennart Nacke, and Zachary Toups. 2018. Toward Understanding the Effects of Cognitive Styles on Collaboration in Multiplayer Games. .