Biography

Since march 2022, Sofiane TOUEL is a PhD student at LIUM Laboratory,
He also holds a cybersecurity analyst position in a Canadian multinational company, and in parallel, he collaborates with other researchers from the LIUM laboratory in various research projects in augmented / mixed reality, serious games and TEL (Technology Enhanced Learning) since 2019.
His passion for IT and his interest in research make Sofiane TOUEL a motivated, involved and curious person, with a particular focus on interdisciplinary fields (IT-medicine, IT-psychology, IT-education) since he has collaborated in the design of a remote co-manipulation system in a collaborative augmented environment which aims to simplify the understanding of medical courses at the university on modules that treat the cardiovascular system, and to facilitate user interaction. He is also involved in the SMART-fractions project which aims to study the use of Mixed Reality for learning fractions. The objective is to improve the learning otcome of students in elementary and middle school and to reduce anxiety and fear of math.

Current interests

Mixed / augmented reality
Serious games / gamification
Collaborative environment (Networking)
Internet of things

HAL Publications  Hal https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/search/index/?qa[authIdHal_s][]=sofiane-touel

LIUM Publications - 2

[1]Iza Marfisi-Schottman, Sofiane Touel, Sébastien George. Designing a Mixed Reality Extension for an Educational Board Game on Fractions. International journal of virtual reality, Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology, 2021, 21 (1), ⟨10.20870/IJVR.2021.21.1.4784⟩. <hal-03286159>
[2]Sofiane Touel, Iza Marfisi-Schottman, Sébastien George. Analysis of Mixed Reality Tools for Learning Math in Primary and Secondary School. International Conference on Games and Learning Alliance, Dec 2020, Laval (virtual), France. pp.112-121, ⟨10.1007/978-3-030-63464-3_11⟩. <hal-03143836>