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Dr. Duffy’s research interests are in magnetic component design, wearable power generators, wireless powering, and sensors. She is based in the Power Electronics Research Centre at NUI Galway. Click here to listen to an interview with Dr. Maeve Duffy on our Itunes pod cast channel: Ryan Institute Pod cast Channel

Barry is a Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at NUI Galway. He received the B. Eng. degree in electrical engineering from University College Cork in 2005, a Master's degree from the Maynooth University in 2008, and the Ph.D degree from the University of Edinburgh in 2013.

His research interests are in intelligent systems applied to various engineering problems. He is particularly interested in the electricity grid integration of renewable energy sources and the operation and planning of future energy systems. He has more than 30 peer-reviewed publications in journals, international conferences, and book chapters.

Prof. Hurley is the director of the Power Electronics Research Centre, established in 1992. He has over 30 years experience in the areas of electromagnetics, power electronics, and renewable energy. He has published over 100 papers in journals and at international conferences.

Adjunct Appointments

Professor Patrick Denny

Adjunct Professor of Automotive Electronics


Professor Ignatius Rasiah

Adjunct Professor of Electronic Engineering Innovation



Professor Alejandro Rodriguez

Adjunct Professor of Gerontechnology



Dr. Jorge Serrador

Adjunct Professor of Cardiovascular Electronics



Professor Werner Wölfle

Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering



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