TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As a part of the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Computer Information System (CIS) Department Distinguished CIS Alumni lecture series, FAMU alum and video game designer Benjamin Johnson will guest lecture on Friday, April 11, 2008. The lecture is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Humphries Science Research Building, Room 214.
Johnson, a 1998 CIS graduate, led a team of Rockstar designers in the development of the company’s first XBox 360 video game, Rockstar presents Table Tennis.
Prior to graduation, Johnson served as the CIS Club junior vice president, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Club president and wrote for the CIS Times, a student newspaper. Before graduating, Johnson held internships with 3M, Cargill, Eli Lilly, Northwest Airlines and the University of Minnesota Supercomputer Center/Clark Atlanta University.
Johnson earned his master’s in computer science from Michigan State University in 2000.
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