Abraham G. Campbell is an Assistant Professor for University College Dublin(UCD) Ireland, who is currently teaching as part of Beijing-Dublin International College, a joint initiative between UCD and BJUT. Abraham coordinates UCD’s VR lab which examines the use of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality to explore telepresence applications to allow true distance learning. He is a funded investigator for the CONSUS SFI center and was a collaborator on the EU-funded AHA – AdHd Augmented project. Along with this research, he is exploring its potential commercialization as Chief Technical officer with MeetingRoom, an online VR collaborative meeting software company. These projects contribute to Abraham’s future vision of teaching through telepresence, where one day a Virtual Abraham can teach his classes in Beijing.
This research expands on his previous research in using Multi-Agent systems to create Mixed Reality Applications that were conducted as part of his Ph.D. In pursuing research into the combinations of Augmented Reality, Multi-Agent systems, Ubiquitous Computing, and Immersive Virtual Reality, Abraham has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers. Abraham has also been involved in the founding of CAMARA, a charity that teaches IT skills to disadvantaged school children in Africa. As well as charity work, he is also known as a Tech advocate for the use of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technologies to change the world, in this role he has appeared on TV, Radio, and newspapers discussing the effect of these futurist technologies.