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Paul Varcholik, Ph.D.

Programming Instructor

Paul Varcholik came to FIEA from Electronic Arts where he was a lead software engineer in the Central Technology Group.

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While at EA, he worked on such titles as Madden NFL Football and Superman Returns. Paul is a 17-year veteran of the software industry and has been teaching college courses on software and game development since 1998. Paul holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Valdosta State University and a Ph.D. in Modeling & Simulation from the University of Central Florida.

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Industry Experience

  • Lead Software Engineer, Electronic Arts-Tiburon; Software Engineer, Iron Galaxy


  • Madden NFL Football, Superman Returns, Ms. Spolsion Man.

Single Authored Books

  • Real-Time 3D Rendering with DirectX and HLSL: A Practical Guide to Graphics Programming