Ivan Phelan

Research Associate Game Developer
@ Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Bio

Ivan works as a Research Fellow in Games development in Sheffield Hallam’s Research Institute C3RI. He has achieved awards from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Sheffield Hallam’s Creative Spark, GamesRepublic via Rockstar Leeds and People Driven Digital Awards for his work.

Ivan's primary area of expertise is with the Unreal and Unity game engines which are great tools to create fast functional prototypes. Currently, his research focus is in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality and Health Technology Rehabilitation.

He is currently involved with multiple VR projects funded by NIHR and the MRC, exploring virtual reality training for upper limb prosthetics, pain distraction during burn treatments, and rehab for children after arm and hand injuries.

  • My Upcoming Events

  • Innovation in Healthcare: Creating a Health Service Fit for the Future

    • 11-10-2018
    • 08:30 - 16:30
    • The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester