Dr Shyamsundar trained in respiratory and intensive care medicine and is a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine based ar Queen’s University Belfast/Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast. He was a NIHR clinician scientist fellow. His research programme is broad and includes acute respiratory disorders such as acute respiratory distress syndrome, post-operative pulmonary complications and development of decision support systems using real time data analytics. He is the Chief investigator of various single and multicentre trials in these areas including a single centre RCT on the use of high flow nasal therapy in acute type 2 respiratory failure.