Maurice X Bess

Research Assistant Professor

Departments of Technology and Society

SUNY Korea



M.S. Interactive Entertainment, Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy (UCF)

Research Interests:

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Future Gaming Technology


Originally from Brooklyn New York, Maurice earned his Master’s Degree in video game design as a technical producer where he was the project lead for his team’s capstone project. Upon graduation, he began his career as a Development Manager at Electronic Arts where he worked on the NBA Live franchise. During this time, he managed the Systems, Technical Art, Graphics and Rendering, and Animation teams. Prior to this, he worked as a 3D modeler and has worked on projects from advertisements to a contracted project from the United States Naval Research Laboratory.


EST 310: Design of Computer Games

EST 100: Designing, Producing, & Presenting Multimedia Projects (Spring 2020)