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Marc Buchner

Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
Director, Virtual Worlds Lab - Gaming and Simulation
Applies computer gaming technology and digital signal processing, especially VR and AR, to problem-solving in fields including psychology, nursing and medicine
Office: 500 Nord Hall
Phone Number: (216) 368-4096


B.S., Mathematics, Michigan State University, 1969
Ph.D., Systems Science, Michigan State University, 1976
M.S., Systems Science, Michigan State University, 1972

Research Interests

Serious Gaming application in Medicine, Health, and Psychology. Digital Signal applications in Medicine and Health related fields.

Teaching Interests

Computer Gaming technologies, Digital Signal Processing, Digital and Analog Communications, Engineering for Non-Engineers.

Patents Received

2012, "Situated Simulation For Training, Education, and Therapy," 2007342471, Marc Buchner, Stacy Williams.


Pinto, M., Clochesy, J., Hickman, R., & Buchner, M. (2013). Avatar-based depression self-management technology: Promising approach to improve depressive symptoms among young adults.. Appl. Nurs, 26(1) (), 45-8.
Buchner, M., & Loparo, K. A. (1993). A Signals and Systems Textbook. Gateway Engineering Education Coalition, (), 119.
Yoel, R., Buchner, M., Loparo, K. A., & Cubukcu, A. (1988). A nonlinear filtering process diagnostic system for the Space Station. , ().