Name: Dr. Farhad  Javidi
 
Department: Simulation & Gaming Development
Title: Professor
Office Location:
Levine Infor Technology, 1115
Central Campus
Phone Number: (704) 330-6398
Fax Number: (704) 330-6133
Email Address: Farhad.Javidi@cpcc.edu
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Responsibilities:
Professor, Simulation and Game Development
Executive Board Member, College Senate
Chair, Student Welfare, College Senate
Senator, College Senate
Member, Student Intake Committee
Advisor, ACM
Judge, Microsoft Imagine Cup World
Producer/director, LoveIT TV
Fall 2013: SGD111, SGD112, SGD114, SGD164 and SGS289 courses

Office: LT1115 (1th floor of the Levine Technology building)
Office hours for Summer 2014: by appointment.
 
Educational Background:
Dr. Farhad Javidi is a professor at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), North Carolina’s largest community college and the fourth largest college in the nation. He holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of North Carolina.
 
Educational Experience:
Dr. Javidi developed the first state-approved associate degree program in Simulation and Game Development in the United States. He has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Computer Science departments at the University of North Carolina and the University of South Florida, and in the Visual and Performing Arts department at Johnson C. Smith University. He is an adjunct faculty member at JCSU and SPCC.
 
Publications:
Dr. Javidi is an author, a nationally-recognized conference speaker and, for the third consecutive year, a judge for Microsoft’s ImagineCup World competition in the areas of Game Development and Mobile App Development. Dr. Javidi's team won the US ImagineCup competition for two consecutive years and advanced to the finals and semi-finals of the ImagineCup World competition. Dr. Javidi has published over 200 video games and mobile apps through his company, Simbryo.
 
Interests:
Game development, mobile apps development, discrete math, education, leadership, history, philosophy, painting and poetry.
 
Other Information:
Dr. Javidi writes and speaks in English, Persian, Azeri and Turkish.
 

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