Dr. Jeffrey Jacobson
Simulation Engineering Project Manager
Boston Children's Hospital
Jeffrey Jacobson, Ph.D., brings 30 years of experience in research, engineering, and applications of VR, AR, and XR technology. As the XR Lead at Immersive Design Systems at Boston Children’s Hospital, he develops new training solutions and is building our new XR service line. With a doctorate in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, Jeff is a cognitive engineer, expert on how people process information. He was one of the first researchers to use game technology for VR, conduct empirical studies of learning in VR, and use AR in museums and educational theater. He consulted for years in museums, architecture, transportation, and health care. His writings are cited over 1500 times in the scientific literature.