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Fiona Regan

DCU

Fiona Regan is Full professor in Chemistry at the School of Chemical Sciences in Dublin City University and Director of the DCU Water Institute. 
Research career: [1994] PhD at Dublin City University [1994-1996] Post-doctoral researcher at Dublin City University [1996-2002] Lecturer at Limerick Institute of Technology [2002-2009] Lecturer/Senior Lecturer at Dublin City University [2009-current]; Beaufort PI in Sensors and Communications Technology and coordinator of SmartBay Ireland (2009-2016); Full Professor at Dublin City University. 
Research expertise and relevant skills: Expertise in development of sensors and separation techniques for applications in water quality monitoring; application of Lab-on-a-Chip for water quality monitoring; water chemistry and decision support tools; water policy; sustainability; governance, citizen science. 
External activities: Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry Water Science Forum, Member of the Chemical Safety Subcommittee of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, Member of the Water JPI, Associate Editor of the RSCs Analytical Methods, Scientific advisor to AquaWatch Australia.

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