Patrick Brott

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  • Title: Lead Software Engineer
  • Additional Title: Senior Research Assistant
  • Phone: 541-346-7474
  • Office: 1600 Millrace Dr., Ste 205

Biography

Patrick Brott is a Lead Software Engineer and Senior Research Assistant at the University of Oregon Center on Teaching and Learning.  He is a veteran video game developer that now applies his talent, skills and experience in the research and development of efficacy based educational software and games.

Education

B.S. Computer Science, 1999, Western Oregon University

Honors and Awards

2018 College of Education Faculty Award: Early Career Research / Outreach

2011 Pocket Gamer Bronze Award, “Block Rogue”: for Android

2009 Top PlayStation 2 Games of All Time, “Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal”: Awarded 18th best PlayStation 2 game of all time from IGN

2008 Best Virtual Simulator for Training, “JFETS Close Air Support Module”: United States Joint Forces Command rates JFETS (CASM) as best in existence

2007 Best Virtual Simulator for Training, “JFETS Military Simulator”: United States Joint Forces Command rates JFETS the best simulator for training of Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) among all armed services

2006 Best Alternative Sports Game, “NFL Street 3”: Winner of Best Alternative Sports Game of 2006 for PlayStation 2 from IGN

1999 Academic Excellence in Computer Science Award, Western Oregon University

Publications

NumberShire ITS, Integrated Tutor System (2019) (iOS & WebGL), Center on Teaching and Learning

Math Toss (2019) (iOS), Center on Teaching and Learning

Precision Math (2019) (iOS), Center on Teaching and Learning

Reading Shire (2019) (WebGL), Center on Teaching and Learning

NumberShire 1: Home (2018) (iOS), Center on Teaching and Learning

NumberShire 1: Class (2017) (iOS), Center on Teaching and Learning

NumberShire 1st Grade (2017) (WebGL), Center on Teaching and Learning

NumberShire 1: Class (2015) (iOS), Thought Cycle

NumberShire 1: Home (2015) (iOS), Thought Cycle

NumberShire 1st Grade (2013) (Unity WebPlayer), Thought Cycle

NumberShire 2nd Grade (2015) (iOS, Unity WebPlayer), Thought Cycle

NumberShire K (2014) (iOS, Unity WebPlayer), Thought Cycle

Disney's Club Penguin (2012) (iOS, PC), Disney

Rinth Island (2012) (iOS, Facebook), Buzz Monkey Software/chillingo

Block Rogue (2011) (Android), Buzz Monkey Software

Fluid Monkey (2011) (Android), Buzz Monkey Software

Pioneer Trail (2011) (Flash, Facebook), Zynga

FrontierVille (2011) (Flash, Facebook), Zynga

Sparks (2011) (Flash, Facebook) Buzz Monkey Software

Social City (2011) (Flash, Facebook), Playdom Online Games

Tomb Raider: Trilogy (2011) (PS3), Eidos Interactive Ltd./Square Enix, Inc.

ESPNU College Town (2010) (Flash, Facebook), Disney/Playdom Online Games

Tony Hawk: Shred (2010) (Xbox 360, Wii), Activision

Tony Hawk: Ride (2009) (Xbox 360, Wii), Activision

Tomb Raider: Underworld (2008) (Xbox 360, PS2, Wii), Eidos Interactive Ltd.

Tomb Raider: Anniversary (2007) (PS2, Wii, PSP), Eidos Interactive Ltd.

Tomb Raider: Legend (2006) (PSP), Eidos Interactive Ltd.

NFL Street 3 (2006) (PS2, PSP), Electronic Arts, Inc.

JFETS Close Air Support Module (2006) (PC), U.S. Military

JFETS Military Simulator (2006) (PC), U.S. Military

Visa Online Olympics: Torino 2006 (2006) (PC), Visa

Ratchet: Deadlocked (2005) (PS2), Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.

Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal (2005) (PS2), Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.

Syphon Filter: Omega Strain (2004) (PS2), Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.

Outlaw Volleyball (2004) (PS2), Simon and Schuster Interactive

Nike Grid Iron 2 (2004) (PC), Nike

Outlaw Golf (2003) (PS2), Simon and Schuster Interactive

Michael Vick Experience (2003) (PC), Nike

Witchblade: The Game (2002) (PC), Turner Network Television

RC Racing Deluxe: Traxxas Edition (2000) (PC), Sierra

Minigolf Maniacs (2001), (PC, PS2), Sierra

Oregon Travel Advisor Project (1998), Oregon Department of Transportation

OUX3 (1998) (PC), U.O.X. Development Team

Research

Patrick’s primary research interest is in the areas of Video Games, Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality.