Dr Sean Walton

Dr Sean Walton

Senior Lecturer, Computer Science

Email address

Office - 120
First Floor
Computational Foundry
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr Sean Walton is a Computer Science Lecturer at Swansea University, Sêr Cymru II Fellow, and Founding Director of Pill Bug Interactive (https://www.pillbug.zone/), a BAFTA Cymru nominated games development studio. Sean’s research background is primarily in using evolutionary optimisation techniques in engineering. Since joining the Computational Foundry at Swansea he has expanded his research interests into educational technology and the procedural generation of video game content.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Mesh generation
  • Evolutionary Optimisation Algorithms
  • Educational technology
  • Video games development

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Three years’ experience as a secondary school physics teacher in Rhymney Comprehensive School.

2016 - Swansea University Excellence in Learning and Teaching Award

Research Award Highlights