Contact John Hoggard

Areas of expertise

  • Computing, Simulation & Modelling
  • Operational Analysis and Simulation


From 1992 to 1993, John was an Assistant Scientific Officer in the Detector Group, ISIS, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. He then joined DERA/Dstl as a Higher Scientific Officer (Level 5) specialising in real-time missile and infrared countermeasures simulation.

John has an MSc in Defence Simulation and Modelling from Cranfield University and a BSc (Joint Honors) in Physics and Computing from Sunderland University.

Current activities

John's teaching duties include leading:

MSc module Foundations of Modelling and Simulation

MSc module Simulation and Synthetic Environments

Short course Introduction to Defence Simulation.

John's interests include:

3D graphic generation techniques including raster, ray-tracing and hybrid techniques

artificial intelligence in gaming including People in Contemporary Operating Environments(PeCOE)

application of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) technology in defence.


Conference Papers