Dr. John Fitzpatrick received a PhD from University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland in 2008. After receiving his PhD he was a postdoctoral researcher in the department of computer science and informatics at UCD working on a number of projects including the EU FP7 project CARMEN. John is the recipient of an IRCSET Inspire Marie Curie Scholarship and from 2010 to 2012 was a research fellow with NEC Labs Europe in Heidelberg, Germany. John is now a research fellow at UCD working on a number of Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and European projects. John has been and continues to act as a reviewer for a number of international conferences and journal publications and has served on the TPC and organisation committee for a number of conferences.