28 September, Meng Zhu completed his trial lecture and thesis defence. He will eventually be awarded the PhD degree. Professor Alf Inge Wang has supervised his PhD work at the Information Systems and Software Engineering (ISSE) research group. Co-supervisors have been Associate Professor Hallvard Trætteberg and Project Manager Oddvar Risnes (Telenor).
The committee appointed to assess his thesis, trial lecture and defence consisted of; Senior Professor Walt Scacchi (University of California, USA), Associate Professor Kendra M.L. Cooper (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA), and Adjunct Associate Professor Konstantinos Chorianopoulos (NTNU). Konstantinos Chorianopoulos was also the administrator of the assessment committee.
Meng's trial lecture was titled: Tool Support for Teacher-led Development of Serious Video Games for Primary Education
He defended his PhD thesis:
Model-Driven Game Development Addressing Architectural Diversity and Game Engine-Integration (pdf)