Bernard Horan

Bernard works as a member of the +Spaces EU Project as a researcher investigating the use of Virtual Worlds to engage with policy makers. Prior to joining the University of Essex, Bernard was a Senior Staff Engineer for Sun Microsystems Laboratories, where he was the Principal Investigator for the Meeting Echoes project, collaborating closely with members of the Open Wonderland project. Bernard was also the instigator and technical lead of the successful collaborative project that used Wonderland to create a Mixed Reality Teaching & Learning Environment (MiRTLE).