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Prince Anandarajah

Funded Investigator


Dr Prince Anandarajah received the BEng (Electronic Engineering) degree from University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1992.

Subsequently, he worked as an Instructor/Maintenance Engineer at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology. He came to Ireland where he completed a MEng (1998) at DCU and then joined the Radio and Optical Communications Group also at DCU where he obtained his PhD degree (2003). He then worked as a postdoctoral researcher until 2006 and later as a Research Officer with the High Speed Devices and Systems centre which is part of the Rince Institute (2007). He then held a DCU senior research fellow position until 2016 and is currently a lecturer with the School of Electronic Engineering at DCU.

His main research interests include elastic optical networks, photonic sensing, spectrally efficient modulation formats and radio-over-fibre distribution systems. He has published over 190 articles in internationally peer reviewed journals and conferences and is also a holder of 5 international patents, 2 of which have been licenced by industry. He is also a founder and a director of Pilot Photonics (a spin-off company). He is a senior member of the IEEE.


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