Dr. Simon Campion

School of Science, Engineering and Environment

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Contact Details

Current positions

Commercial VR Project Manager


I have been working in VR/3D graphics for over 20 years taking projects from initial concept through to completion, specialising in real-time graphics for both commercial and research projects.

PROJECTS: Virtual Environments, Architectural Visualisation (Video and Real-time), Interactive 3D Content, Serious Games/Educational Virtual Environments, Product Visualisation, Simulation and Training.


Areas of research

Virtual Environments, Virtual Characters, Serious Games, Collaborative Virtual Environments



Research interests

I am interested in all aspects of XR and its application to different sectors.  I have a particular interest in virtual characters and how we perceive them.  Below is a list of some of the XR related projects that I have contributed to:

  • Design4Energy
  • CrossDrive
  • Innovate UK – Development of a Satellite-Structural Health Monitoring System Product and Service
  • Innovate UK - Virtual Incident Training Simulation Platform


Qualifications and Memberships

BSc Hons in Video, Imaging and Communications Technology

MSc Virtual Environments

PhD Virtual Environments