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Dr Cheng Qian

Research Fellow

School of Engineering

Dr Cheng Qian is a Research Fellow developing virtual reality (VR) projects in defence training, healthcare, and heritage in the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team.

Cheng’s contribution to VR research, development, and teaching activities has been, and continues to be, on both a national and international level. In July 2017, the HIT team won an award at the West Midlands Academic ...

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Dr Robert Guest

Research Fellow

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Over the last 10 years Dr Guest has been the lead simulation developer for the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team working in the areas of 3D modelling, virtual reality, electronic engineering, software development and Serious Games.  His work has involved developing a wide range of training and educational systems including augmented defence planning tools, submersible vehicle piloting, ...

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Doctoral researchers

Chris Bibb – Future Generation Cockpits (BAE Systems/EPSRC CASE PhD Studentship)

Megan Field – Impact of Automation in Command and Control (BAE Systems/EPSRC CASE PhD Studentship)

Yuqing Gao – Image-Based Approaches to Augmented Reality in Rural Scenes

Hossein Moghimi – Physiological Correlates of Performance and Emotion in Adaptive Virtual Environments

Vishant Shingfari – Human Factors and Digital Healthcare

Charlotte Small (with QEHB) – Restorative Environments for Rehabilitation: interactive technologies for enhanced rehabilitation of military and civilian patients following major trauma and critical illness

Jamie White – Simulation-Based Training for Challenging Clinical Decisions