Neil McDonnell

University of Glasgow

The Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Fellow for Virtual and Augmented Reality

Speaker Biography

An academic with industry experience, Dr. Neil McDonnell returned to academia from a leading role at 3D visualisation leader, Soluis, to undertake a PhD in Philosophy. He has since established a unique internal visualisation unit and fellowship at the University of Glasgow, focused specifically on the research and application of virtual and augmented reality.

Neil also jointly established Project Mobius with Sublime, and has been central to the upcoming launch of edify – an immersive learning platform which encapsulates 2 years of game-changing R&D, and will deliver ‘learning without limits.’ He has held academic posts in Glasgow, Sydney, and Hamburg, and has published widely on topics in philosophy, the use of immersive tech, and the intersection between the two.