Eric currently works as a software engineer on the Animated Cell team. Eric leverages his experience with game development and real-time applications to develop an interactive visualization framework for biological simulations. Prior to joining the Institute, Eric worked as a Software Engineer at Microsoft (Windows & Devices) and as a Graphics & Gameplay programmer at Immersed Games. While at Immersed Games, Eric contributed to the release of Tyto Ecology, an educational game teaching concepts in ecology through experimentation and exploration and Tyto Online, an educational MMO aiming to apply this educational model to other scientific fields. Eric received his bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of Florida.