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Aisling O’Driscoll

Funded Investigator

Aisling O’Driscoll is a Funded Investigator at CONNECT in University College Cork.

She holds a PhD (Vehicular Communication Systems) and a Master’s of Engineering by research (Passive Monitoring of VoIP QoS) undertaken in the Nimbus Centre at Cork Institute Technology (CIT) and a BSc in Software Development and Computer Networking as well as numerous industry certifications. Her current research interests are in communication protocols and network management for wireless networks with applications domains including vehicular networks and IoT.

In 2017 she joined the Department of Computer Science in UCC as a member of academic staff. Prior to this she was a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science in CIT (from 2011) where she led interdisciplinary research that secured in excess of €1.8m (€800k direct funding) from the European Union and the Irish Research Council among others.

In 2016 she won a Teaching Hero Award and in 2015 was computing coordinator for an interdisciplinary MSc which won a GradIreland Postgraduate Course of the Year award. She is a STEM advocate and is part of a number of related initiatives I Wish, Dell ASPIRE, CWIT, IT@Cork).

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