Lori Scarlatos received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1993, M.S. with Distinction in Computer Science from Pratt Institute in 1984, and B.F.A. with Honors, Art & Design from Pratt Institute in 1982.
In all Lori Scarlatos' various research projects, her focus has been on how computers can help people to see, understand, and learn. This includes research on educational games and simulations; human computer interaction, with an emphasis on tangible user interfaces and physical computing; computer graphics, including level-of-detail surface modeling and animation systems; information visualization; multimedia; and computer science education.