Stan Kurkovsky is a Professor of Computer Science at Central Connecticut State University. His research interests are in the areas of mobile and pervasive computing, software engineering, and computer science education. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed conference papers and journal articles. Dr. Kurkovsky has been serving as the principal investigator on a number of NSF and industry grants with a total funding in excess of two million dollars. He is currently serving as the PI on an NSF TUES/CCLI grant 'Using Mobile Game Development to Improve Student Learning and Satisfaction in Introductory Computer Science Courses,' which is directly related to this talk.