After graduating with a BSc degree in Computer Sciences at Bangor University in 2003, he went on to study for a doctorate at the School of Computer Science conducting research into artificial intelligence and animation. He gained his PhD in 2008, and in 2013 Llŷr was named as the Efa Llwyd Researcher in the School of Computer Science for that year.
His research interests include computer graphics especially relating to biological subjects such as behavioural animation, artificial life and biomedical imaging.
In recent years he has been researching at the Advanced Medical Imaging Unit (funded by NISCR), collaborating with doctors and surgeons in NHS Wales on a variety of projects such as biological and surgical simulation and training
Subject / Speciality
Imaging and computer graphics
Artificial intelligence (a branch of computer science related to writing intelligent software)
Medical simulation (using the latest technology to create simulations for the benefit of medicine, e.g. digital surgery software).