Bahadır Gürer Gürkan is a Doctoral researcher at the Tampere University of Technology. His research focus is the game mechanics aspect of gamification in the health and well-being context. He received his master’s degree from the University of Turku on Global Information Technologies – Work Informatics program. His research interest includes game design, gamification design, serious games for health and decision support systems. Gürkan’s current research explores the relationship and the impact of game mechanics in gamified health applications.
In addition to his academic background, Gürkan is also a digital designer with more than 10 years of industry experience in graphics, user interface, user experience, web, and printing design fields.