Liam Fleming

Lecturer

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

I am a course leader for Augmented and Virtual Realities with Foundation and teach across a range of courses both for Augmented & Virtual Realities and games courses - including AR, VR, MX as well as Game Play and Development and Games Design.

I am experienced developer with over 11 years industry experience and 30 AAA cross platform titles, many of which are bafta and award winning. I am also experienced in development for games engine derived animated CGI movies. During my career have worked for various companies including Warner Bros, and TT Games on projects for DC, Marvel, BBC, Cartoon Network, Paramount, Disney, Lucas Arts, Universal, Warner bros, LEGO etc, I am privileged to be listed on IMDB for a number of animated movies.

I have developed and worked with every piece of hardware including Playstation 1,2,3,4. Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One. PC, MAC, Nintendo DS, 2DS, 3DS, WII, WII U, PSP, PSP GO, Mobile and handheld devices. Experience working with myriad of producers and shipping platforms including traditional approach through to digital download DLC, Steam, app store and google play.

My background is in technical art as well as all aspects of game development, such as hardware and engines, shaders, materials, tool development, project management, modelling, scripting, animation etc.

Professional memberships and activities

  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Member British Society of Immunology
  • Member Royal Society of Biology
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of BAFTA Academy

Expertise

  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality
  • Mixed Reality
  • Haptics
  • Games Development
  • Multi cross platform development

Research interests

  • Serious games
  • Pain removal through technology
  • Immersive training systems
  • Immersive gaming
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Social aspect of gaming

Enterprise and commercial interests

I have worked extensively within the SDIPS and European funded projects to develop new to market tools systems and tech in various areas of industry and across multiple sectors, including AR, VR, MR. I am an active member of the enterprise team.

I have extensive experience of working with both UK and International partners.

Top 250 Young University

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Top 15 for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020