PhD in Experimental Physics at Maynooth University
Honours Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering at DIT (awarded by Trinity).
Scholarships and awards
ESA funding for Post-Alpbach
FFG funding for Alpbach
Awarded and Accepted the Doctoral Teaching Scholarship
2010 – 2016 Lecturer / Research Fellow
Public outreach including, “I’m a scientist get me out of here”, science week, schools leaving cert. programs, schools career days, public open days, etc.
Research fellow at Maynooth University for the European Space Agency
University lecturer in “Cosmology and general relativity”, “LabVIEW” and “Big Bang and Inflation instrumentation”. Lecturer and course convenor in “Classical mechanics”. Tutor in “Earth science & astrophysics” and “Optics and waves”. Laboratory demonstrator for 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students.
1996 – 2010 Project / Senior Automation / R&D Engineer
Project management: Conceptual design through to qualification. Including pricing, scheduling, research and development, documenting and testing phases. Working to FDA, GMP, GAMP4 and ISO standards. Generation and delivering of training courses. Design, installation & maintenance of n-tier client/server applications. Extensive periods on customer sites, commissioning, debugging, support, diagnostics. While based in Japan, I was part of the team sent to set up software department and develop standard software control systems. In excess of 20 projects based throughout Europe, Asia and Canada.
Rosse medal IOP: 2012; University seminar 2015; ASGI: 2011 and 2012; Alpbach (FFG): 2013; Post-Alpbach (FFG): 2013; Photonics West (SPIE): 2012; Photonics West (SPIE): Chaired international conference 2012
Optical design and modelling of the QUBIC instrument: a next-generation quasi-optical bolometric interferometer for cosmology. Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy, Proceedings of the SPIE, article id. 9914-112 (2016).
A space weather information service based upon remote and in-situ measurements of coronal mass ejections heading for Earth. Space Weather Space Clim. Vol.5, A3 (2015).
Techniques for the modelling of QUBIC: A next-generation quasi-optical bolometric interferometer for cosmology. Terahertz, RF, Millimeter, and Submillimeter-wave Technologies and Applications VII, Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 8985, article id. pp 898516-1 (2014).
Latest progress on the QUBIC instrument. Journal of Low Temperature Physics, Volume 176, Issue 5-6, pp 698-704 (2014).
The optical design of the QUBIC beam combiner. Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy VI. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 8452, article id. 845229, 8 pp. (2012).
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