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A high number of successful PhDs for 2013

Over the past few months a number of our postgrad students, supervised by staff members of the Discipline of IT have successfully defended their PhD thesis.

Congratulations to Enda Barrett, John Healy, Jonathan Shannon and Alan Cunningham.

Enda Barrett's thesis is entitled A Learning Architecture to Support Autonomous Resource Scheduling and Allocation in the Cloud and he carried out his work under the supervision of Jim Duggan.

John Healy's thesis is entitled “Fuzzy k-mers and their Application to Comparative Genome Assembly” and was supervised by Des Chambers.

Jonathan Shannon, who successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “Improved techniques for time synchronisation over Wi-Fi and Wireless Sensor Networks” and he carried out his work under the supervision of Hugh Melvin, with funding from IRCSET and later a DISC scholarship. He also spent time at Clarity UCD as part of his research.

Alan Cunningham, who successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “The Evolution of Groups for Common Pool Resource Sharing” and he carried out his work under the supervision of Colm O’Riordan.


Follow the link below to learn more about the areas for research within the Discipline of Information Technology and current funding opportunities.

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News last updated : Wednesday 4th December 2013