Associate Professor at National University of Ireland, Galway.
SFI Funded Investigator.
Collaborator with SFI Centres I-Form, Curam.
Current Funded Projects:EPSRC CAFE4DM and CINDe; EU Interreg AtlanticKetMed; SFI Frontiers for the Future Project at NUIG.
Senior academic with experience of leading industrial and research council/government funded research projects at national and international level.
Graduated 24 PhD students. H-index 27. Over 200 publications in journals and refereed conferences.
Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).
Previously Associate Professor at The University of Manchester, UK (Engineering) and Liverpool John Moores University (Photonics & Physics).
Research Interests include:
Optical and Photonic Instrumentation.
Optical fibre technology and photonic materials for sensors and devices.
Optical Materials, advanced functional materials.
Medical technologies, health care technology for monitoring older people at risk of falling, rehabilitation, gait and mobility analysis.
Manufacturing & Process analytics.
Key enabling technologies, including laser, additive and subtractive manufacturing.