Dr Martin O'Halloran

B.Eng, M.A., Ph.D

Contact Details

ERC Research Fellow
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
3015
Engineering Building
National University of Ireland Galway

T: 091 494435
E: martin.ohalloran@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography



Education:
2015 - MSc. in Clinical Research, NUIG 
2011 - Radio Frequency and Microwave Design, University of Oxford
2008-2011 - M.A. in Academic Practice, Centre for Learning and Teaching, National University of Ireland Galway 
2004-2008 - Ph.D. Electronic Engineering , National University of Ireland Galway 
2000-2004 - B.E. Electronic and Computer Engineering, National University of Ireland Galway 

Awards:
Awarded over 21 National and International Research/Professional Recognition Awards in the period from 2004-2014, with a representative selection shown here:

2015 - European Research Council Starting Investigator Grant
2015 - Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Grant
2014 - Engineer's Ireland Chartered Engineering of the Year 2014 
2014 - Awarded National University of Ireland Galway Early-Stage Researcher of the Year Award 
2013 - Youngest successful proposer of a European COST Action in the 40-year history of the COST Office (and elected Vice-Chair) for the Development, Clinical Evaluation and Commercialisation of Microwave Imaging and Therapeutic devices 2013 - Awarded title of Chartered Engineer  by the Institute Engineers of Ireland 
2013 - Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Award - Lead Technical Collaborator
2013 - Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference Young Scientist Award 2013
2013 - Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Scholarship 2013 
2012 - Ireland-Canada University Foundation Dobbins Scholarship 
2012-2016 - SFI Starting Investigator Research Grant Award 
2011 - Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale Young Scientist Award 
2010 - 2012 - IRCSET "EMPOWER" Postdoctoral Scholarship Award 
2004 - 2007 - IRCSET "Embark Initiative" Postgraduate Scholarship Award 


Publications:
 
Please find a complete list of my publications here: Google scholar

 
 

 
 

 

Research Interests

Research Interests:

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Microwave Imaging
  • Dielectric properties of Biological Tissue
  • Microwave Therapeutics
  • Electrical Impedance Imaging 
  • Medical Device Translation

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Compressive sampling for time critical microwave imaging applications'
Creaven, D; O'Halloran, M; McGinley, B; Conceicao, RC; Kilmartin, L; Jones, E; Glavin, M (2014) 'Compressive sampling for time critical microwave imaging applications'. Healthcare Technology Letters, 1 (1):6-12 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Hybrid Artifact Removal for Confocal Microwave Breast Imaging'
Elahi, MA,Shahzad, A,Glavin, M,Jones, E,O'Halloran, M (2014) 'Hybrid Artifact Removal for Confocal Microwave Breast Imaging'. Ieee Antennas And Wireless Propagation Letters, 13 :149-152 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'ARTIFACT REMOVAL ALGORITHMS FOR MICROWAVE IMAGING OF THE BREAST'
Elahi, MA,Glavin, M,Jones, E,O'Halloran, M (2013) 'ARTIFACT REMOVAL ALGORITHMS FOR MICROWAVE IMAGING OF THE BREAST'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 141 :185-200 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'SPIKING NEURAL NETWORKS FOR BREAST CANCER CLASSIFICATION IN A DIELECTRICALLY HETEROGENEOUS BREAST'
O'Halloran, M,McGinley, B,Conceicao, RC,Morgan, F,Jones, E,Glavin, M (2011) 'SPIKING NEURAL NETWORKS FOR BREAST CANCER CLASSIFICATION IN A DIELECTRICALLY HETEROGENEOUS BREAST'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 113 :413-428 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'EVALUATION OF FEATURES AND CLASSIFIERS FOR CLASSIFICATION OF EARLY-STAGE BREAST CANCER'
Conceicao, RC,O'Halloran, M,Glavin, M,Jones, E (2011) 'EVALUATION OF FEATURES AND CLASSIFIERS FOR CLASSIFICATION OF EARLY-STAGE BREAST CANCER'. Journal Of Electromagnetic Waves And Applications, 25 :1-14 [Details]
(2011) 'THE EFFECTS OF COMPRESSION ON ULTRA WIDEBAND RADAR SIGNALS'
McGinley, B,O'Halloran, M,Conceicao, R,Higgins, G,Jones, E,Glavin, M (2011) 'THE EFFECTS OF COMPRESSION ON ULTRA WIDEBAND RADAR SIGNALS'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 117 :51-65 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'A BIMODAL RECONSTRUCTION METHOD FOR BREAST CANCER IMAGING'
Flores-Tapia, D,O'Halloran, M,Pistorius, S (2011) 'A BIMODAL RECONSTRUCTION METHOD FOR BREAST CANCER IMAGING'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 118 :461-486 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINE-BASED ULTRAWIDEBAND BREAST CANCER DETECTION SYSTEM'
Byrne, D,O'Halloran, M,Jones, E,Glavin, M (2011) 'SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINE-BASED ULTRAWIDEBAND BREAST CANCER DETECTION SYSTEM'. Journal Of Electromagnetic Waves And Applications, 25 :1807-1816 [Details]
(2010) 'PERFORMANCE AND ROBUSTNESS OF A MULTISTATIC MIST BEAMFORMING ALGORITHM FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION'
O'Halloran, M,Glavin, M,Jones, E (2010) 'PERFORMANCE AND ROBUSTNESS OF A MULTISTATIC MIST BEAMFORMING ALGORITHM FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 105 :403-424 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'CHANNEL-RANKED BEAMFORMER FOR THE EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER'
O'Halloran, M,Glavin, M,Jones, E (2010) 'CHANNEL-RANKED BEAMFORMER FOR THE EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 103 :153-168 [Details]
(2010) 'DATA INDEPENDENT RADAR BEAMFORMING ALGORITHMS FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION'
Byrne, D,O'Halloran, M,Glavin, M,Jones, E (2010) 'DATA INDEPENDENT RADAR BEAMFORMING ALGORITHMS FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 107 :331-348 [Details]
(2010) 'TRANSMITTER-GROUPING ROBUST CAPON BEAMFORMING FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION'
Byrne, D,O'Halloran, M,Jones, E,Glavin, M (2010) 'TRANSMITTER-GROUPING ROBUST CAPON BEAMFORMING FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 108 :401-416 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'ROTATING ANTENNA MICROWAVE IMAGING SYSTEM FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION'
O'Halloran, M,Glain, M,Jones, E (2010) 'ROTATING ANTENNA MICROWAVE IMAGING SYSTEM FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 107 :203-217 [Details]
(2010) 'Quasi-Multistatic MIST Beamforming for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer'
O'Halloran, M,Jones, E,Glavin, M (2010) 'Quasi-Multistatic MIST Beamforming for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer'. Ieee Transactions On Biomedical Engineering, 57 :830-840 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'INVESTIGATION OF CLASSIFIERS FOR EARLY-STAGE BREAST CANCER BASED ON RADAR TARGET SIGNATURES'
Conceicao, RC,O'Halloran, M,Jones, E,Glavin, M (2010) 'INVESTIGATION OF CLASSIFIERS FOR EARLY-STAGE BREAST CANCER BASED ON RADAR TARGET SIGNATURES'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 105 :295-311 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'COMPARISON OF PLANAR AND CIRCULAR ANTENNA CONFIGURATIONS FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION USING MICROWAVE IMAGING'
Conceicao, RC,O'Halloran, M,Glavin, M,Jones, E (2009) 'COMPARISON OF PLANAR AND CIRCULAR ANTENNA CONFIGURATIONS FOR BREAST CANCER DETECTION USING MICROWAVE IMAGING'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 99 :1-20 [Details]
(2009) 'EFFECTS OF FIBROGLANDULAR TISSUE DISTRIBUTION ON DATA-INDEPENDENT BEAMFORMING ALGORITHMS'
O'Halloran, M,Glavin, M,Jones, E (2009) 'EFFECTS OF FIBROGLANDULAR TISSUE DISTRIBUTION ON DATA-INDEPENDENT BEAMFORMING ALGORITHMS'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research-Pier, 97 :141-158 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2011) Artifact Removal Algorithms for Microwave Imaging of the Breast
O'Halloran, M,Glavin, M,Jones, E (2011) PIERS 2011 MARRAKESH: PROGRESS IN ELECTROMAGNETICS RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM Artifact Removal Algorithms for Microwave Imaging of the Breast , pp.627-629 [Details]

ANET/COS

  Year Publication
(2013) Bladder-State Monitoring using Ultra Wideband Radar.
O'Halloran, M,Morgan, F,Glavin, M,Jones, E,Conceio, RC,Byrne, D (2013) Bladder-State Monitoring using Ultra Wideband Radar. ANET/COS [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2015 Charlemont Grant Royal Irish Academy
2014 Chartered Engineer of the Year Engineers Ireland
2013 AP RASC'13 Young Scientist Award Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference
2013 Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Award - Lead Technical Collaborator Enterprise Ireland
2013 Chartered Engineer Engineer's Ireland
2004 IRC "Embark Initiative" Postgraduate Scholarship Award Irish Research Council
2010 IRC "EMPOWER" Postdoctoral Scholarship Award Irish Research Council
2011 National University of Ireland Staff Mobility Award National University of Ireland Galway
2011 Enterprise Ireland Commercialization Award Enterprise Ireland
2011 Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale Young Scientist Award Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale
2012 SFI Starting Investigator Research Grant Award Science Foundation Ireland
2012 Ireland-Canada University Foundation Dobbins Scholarship Ireland-Canada University Foundation
2012 Irish Research Council New Foundations Grant Awardee Irish Research Council
2013 Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Travel Scholarship Royal Irish Academy
2013 IARIA Conference Best Paper IARIA
2013 Successful Co-proposer of an EU COST Action for the Development, Clinical Evaluation and Commercialisation of Microwave Imaging and Therapeutic devices EU COST Office

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2015 National University of Ireland Msc MSc. in Clinical Research
2011 National University of Ireland Galway MASTERS DEGREE (LEVEL 9) Academic Practice (Teaching and Learning)
2009 National University of Ireland Galway PhD Biomedical Applications of Ultra Wideband Radar
2004 National University of Galway ireland HONOURS BACHELOR DEGREE (LEVEL 8) Electronic and Computer Engineering

Internal Collaborators

  Name Description of Collaboration
Internal Collaborators Dr. Edward JonesDr.  Martin GlavinDr. Fearghal MorganProf. Michael KerinDr. Roisin Dwyer                      

External Collaborators

  Name Organisation / Institute Country
External Collaborators