Prof. Nigel John
Name: Nigel John
RIVIC Director at Bangor
Telephone: +44 (0) 1248 382717
Prof John's primary research interests are in the application of computer graphics, haptics and virtual environments to medical applications.
Prof. Nigel W. John holds a chair in computing within the School of Computer Science at Bangor University. He established research activities at Bangor in visualization and medical graphics in 2003, and leads a dynamic and growing group of researchers active in this field. He is one of the Directors of the Wales Research Institute of Visual Computing (RIVIC), and the NISCHR funded Advanced Medical Imaging and Visualization Unit.
In 2006 he was awarded the 12th annual Satava Award to acknowledge his accomplishments in the field of computer graphics and medical visualization.
In 2009 he was elected as a Fellow of the Eurographics Association.
He is currently a member of the Editorial Board and Associate Editor of the journal Computer Graphics Forum.
Prof John’s primary research interests are in the application of computer graphics, haptics, and virtual environments to medical applications. Recent projects have included creating simulators for training interventional radiology, and the use of augmented reality for anatomy education.
A simulator to train rugby skills is also in development!