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Ivan O’Connell

Funded Investigator


Ivan O’Connell is the Analog Mixed-Signal Principal Investigator at Microelectronic Circuits Centre Ireland (MCCI), hosted in the Tyndall National Institute. He received his BE degree and PhD from University College Cork in 1998 and 2005, respectively.

He joined MCCI in 2013 and is the Head of Group of the MCCI core research team. Since joining MCCI he has grown the MCCI core team to 20 researchers, which consists of Masters and PhD students, Postdocs, Research Assistants and Senior Researchers. His primary research interests are in the area of Analogue Mixed Signal Circuits and data converters. He is particularly interested in the application of this research in the application areas including: Internet of Things, Biomedical, Smart Agri and Energy Harvesting. He is currently a principal investigator in a number of Innovation Partnerships.

Prior to joining MCCI, Ivan was the Design Manager in ChipSensors, which was subsequently acquired by Silicon Laboratories in 2010. While there he was instrumental in the development of their digital relative humidity and temperature sensor products, and their subsequent commercialisation.

Dr Ivan O’Connell is a Connect Funded Investigator.


Funded Investigator Tyndall National Institute Low Energy Nano