Welcome to the Game Innovation Lab at the NYU School of Engineering, where we’ve been encouraging creativity and teamwork, and building innovative and playful experiences for our students, faculty, and visitors since 2011.


Mentioned in Hackaday!

Research that the Game Innovation Lab performed received a reference from a hacking and security blog HackaDay: Read More…

Visiting Professor position available

Want to come and work with us at NYU for a year? We have a Visiting Professor position available, at the assistant or associate level. Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/140319 Read More…

Amorphous Fortress

Here’s something new and fun for you to do: try our online collaborative system for designing and playing little interactive environments with finite state machine behaviors. You may wonder, is this a game prototyping tool?… Read More…

Quick Facts

We are:

Designed to allow for both fluid, collaborative thinking and easy, fluid movement of surfaces and workstations

Home to interdisciplinary research and teaching

What is this

GIL is an interdisciplinary graduate research lab. Our funded projects take games and turn them into an innovation challenge.  We work with industry partners and research facilities internationally, developing projects and research in multi-touch and… Read More…

How can I

If you have a project that could be a good fit the for Lab’s research mission, drop us a line at GameInnovationLab@nyu.edu, and we’ll get back to you with next steps. If you are a… Read More…

Information for

We periodically host tours and research demos, as well as present a popular series of Indie Tech Talks and other game-related workshops. Stay tuned for information about our upcoming events Read More…