Laurent Noel

Senior Lecturer

School of Physical Sciences and Computing

Computing and Technology Building, CM027

+44 (0) 1772 89 3294

Laurent Noel has worked at UCLan since 2004 having been brought in from industry to provide expertise with the creation of the Games Development degree. Laurent is now the Course Leader for the Software Engineering degree and is responsible teaching across the Software Engineering and Games Development courses. He won the Lecturer of the Year award for his teaching style in 2011. Laurent is pursuing research in real-time stereoscopic rendering.

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Laurent has 15 years commercial software engineering and games development experience. He has been founder, technical and company director for two studios and has developed dozens of software titles with in excess of two million sales.

Laurent won Lecturer of the Year for teaching style in 2011, nominated by students on his modules. This award is organised by the Student’s Union for all teaching staff across the university.


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BSc (Hons) Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Manchester


Real-time stereoscopic rendering for game s(with Sony Worldwide Studios)

Stereoscopic rendering of astronomical data

Research Areas: Real-time computer graphics / visualisation. Computer games technologies.


Course Leader for BSc Software Engineering

Module Leader for:
CO2301 – Games Development 1
CO2409 – Computer Graphics
CO3301 – Games Development 2
CO3303 – Emerging Technologies for Games