Awards and Qualifications

  • Selected to present at Enterprise Ireland’s Big Ideas Showcase 2012 with Forkstream
  • Winner of Best Paper Award at IEEE/COMSOC CCNC 2012
  • First runner-up at UCD Campus Company Development Program with Forkstream
  • September 2010 - Accepted on to the NDRC launchpad program with geoDealio.com
  • April 2010 - I was the winner of the first startup weekend in Dublin with geoDealio.com
  • March 2010 - Awarded an IRCSET INSPIRE Marie Curie Research Fellowship
  • June 2008 - Awarded a PhD from University College Dublin for my thesis entitled “ECHO - A Cross Layer, Terminal Oriented Handover Solution for VoIP”. My supervisors were Dr. John Murphy and Dr. Seán Murphy. My external examiner was Prof. Albert Banchs.
  • Sep 2006 to Dec 2006 - Visiting researcher at the University of Oklahoma working with Prof. Mohammed Atiquzzaman
  • Sep 2004 - Awarded the Ericsson Medal for the best project in Telecommunications Engineering. My project was entitled "Simulation of a Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) wireless system"
  • 2004 - B Eng. In Telecommunications (Information and communications) Engineering, Graduated with 1st Class Honours - Dublin City University
  • 2002 - Diploma in Applied Electronics - Graduated with 1st Class Honours, Grade 1 (Distinction) - Dublin Institute of Technology
  • 1999 - Leaving Certificate - Terenure College, Dublin

Work Experience

  • Feb 2012 - Current - Research Fellow at UCD Department of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin
  • August 2010 - Feb 2012: Marie Curie Research Fellow at NEC Labs Europe
  • June 2008 - July 2010: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UCD Department of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin
  • April - Sept 2004: O2 Ireland, Service Performance
  • April - Sept 2003: O2 Ireland, BSS Operations Engineer