Dr Martin O'Halloran

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

Contact Details

Senior Lecturer
School of E&I/School of Medicine
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 5072
E: martin.ohalloran@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Roles:
Director of the Translational Medical Device Lab, the first medical device lab in Ireland embedded in a regional hospital and co-located with a clinical research facility (HRB)
Non-Executive Director at BioInnovate
Health Innovation Hub Ireland Co-Lead
CURAM Investigator
Senior Lecturer in Medical Electronics

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 30 National and International Research/Professional Recognition Awards in the period from 2004-2017, with a representative selection shown here:


2016 - SFI EC Researcher of the Year
2016 - IMDA Best Contribution to MedTech (BioInnovate)
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

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
FEASIBILITY OF A NOVEL DEVICE FOR THE CHEMOTHERAPY INDUCED ALOPECIA 03-JAN-17 09-MAY-17
Innovative Medicine Advanced Through Gound-Breaking Dielectric Research 08-AUG-16 07-MAY-17
STAGE 2 -A minimally invasive device to treat rhinitis - ARDENT 06-JUL-16 05-JUL-17
TissueDPs 01-FEB-16 30-SEP-16
BIOELECPRO: Frontier Research on the Dielectric Properties of Biological Tissue 01-JAN-16 31-DEC-20
BIOELECPRO 01-OCT-15 30-SEP-20
BIOELECPRO 01-OCT-15 30-SEP-20
Fundamental Analysis on the Dielectric Properties of Biological Tissue for Medical Applications 14-MAY-15 13-FEB-16
EM-SAFETY 01-MAR-15 31-DEC-15
IRCSET UWB RADAR BIOMED APP. MARTIN O'HALLORAN 01-OCT-04 30-APR-09

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(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]
(2016) 'Confocal Microwave Imaging'
O'Halloran, M,Byrne, D,Elahi, MA,Conceicao, RC,Jones, E,Glavin, M,Conceicao, RC,Mohr, JJ,OHalloran, M (2016) 'Confocal Microwave Imaging'. Introduction To Microwave Imaging For Breast Cancer Detection, :47-73 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Effect of logarithmic and linear frequency scales on parametric modelling of tissue dielectric data'
Salahuddin, S,Porter, E,Meaney, PM,O'Halloran, M (2017) 'Effect of logarithmic and linear frequency scales on parametric modelling of tissue dielectric data'. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, 3 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Performance of leading artifact removal algorithms assessed across microwave breast imaging prototype scan configurations'
Elahi, MA;Curtis, C;Lavoie, BR;Glavin, M;Jones, E;Fear, E;O'Halloran, M (2017) 'Performance of leading artifact removal algorithms assessed across microwave breast imaging prototype scan configurations'. Computerized Medical Imaging And Graphics, 58 :33-44 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Differential Evolution Optimization of the SAR Distribution for Head and Neck Hyperthermia'
Cappiello, G;Mc Ginley, B;Elahi, MA;Drizdal, T;Paulides, MM;Glavin, M;O'Halloran, M;Jones, E (2017) 'Differential Evolution Optimization of the SAR Distribution for Head and Neck Hyperthermia'. Ieee Transactions On Biomedical Engineering, 64 :1875-1885 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Adaptive artifact removal for selective multistatic microwave breast imaging signals'
Elahi, MA;Glavin, M;Jones, E;O'Halloran, M (2017) 'Adaptive artifact removal for selective multistatic microwave breast imaging signals'. Biomedical Signal Processing And Control, 34 :93-100 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Investigation of the effect of dehydration on tissue dielectric properties in ex vivo measurements'
Shahzad, A,Khan, S,Jones, M,Dwyer, RM,O'Halloran, M (2017) 'Investigation of the effect of dehydration on tissue dielectric properties in ex vivo measurements'. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, 3 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Anatomy and Dielectric Properties of the Breast and Breast Cancer'
O'Halloran, M,Byrne, D,Conceicao, RC,Jones, E,Glavin, M,Conceicao, RC,Mohr, JJ,OHalloran, M (2016) 'Anatomy and Dielectric Properties of the Breast and Breast Cancer'. Introduction To Microwave Imaging For Breast Cancer Detection, :5-16 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Performance of leading artifact removal algorithms assessed across microwave breast imaging prototype scan configurations'
Elahi, MA,Curtis, C,Lavoie, BR,Glavin, M,Jones, E,Fear, E,O'Halloran, M (2017) 'Performance of leading artifact removal algorithms assessed across microwave breast imaging prototype scan configurations'. Computerized Medical Imaging And Graphics, 58 :33-44 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Investigation on the effect of dehydration on tissue dielectric properties in the ex-vivo measurements'
Shahzad, S; Khan,S; Jones, M; Dwyer, RM; O’Halloran, M (2017) 'Investigation on the effect of dehydration on tissue dielectric properties in the ex-vivo measurements'. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, [Details]
(2017) 'Adaptive artifact removal for selective multistatic microwave breast imaging signals'
Elahi, MA,Glavin, M,Jones, E,O'Halloran, M (2017) 'Adaptive artifact removal for selective multistatic microwave breast imaging signals'. Biomedical Signal Processing And Control, 34 :93-100 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'A multistage selective weighting method for improved microwave breast tomography'
Shahzad, A,O'Halloran, M,Jones, E,Glavin, M (2016) 'A multistage selective weighting method for improved microwave breast tomography'. Computerized Medical Imaging And Graphics, 54 :6-15 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Beamforming and holography image formation methods: an analytic study'
Solimene, R,Cuccaro, A,Ruvio, G,Tapia, DF,O'Halloran, M (2016) 'Beamforming and holography image formation methods: an analytic study'. Optics Express, 24 :9077-9093 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Development of Clinically Informed 3-D Tumor Models for Microwave Imaging Applications'
Oliveira, BL,O'Halloran, M,Conceicao, R,Glavin, M,Jones, E (2016) 'Development of Clinically Informed 3-D Tumor Models for Microwave Imaging Applications'. Ieee Antennas And Wireless Propagation Letters, 15 :520-523 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Satellite symposium: Emerging role of microwave imaging technology (organized by the biomedicine and molecular biosciences COST action TD1301): Microwave Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection'
O’Halloran, Martin (2015) 'Satellite symposium: Emerging role of microwave imaging technology (organized by the biomedicine and molecular biosciences COST action TD1301): Microwave Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection'. New Horizons in Translational Medicine, 2 (2) [Details]
(2014) 'A preprocessing filter for multistatic microwave breast imaging for enhanced tumour detection'
Shahzad, Atif and O'Halloran, Martin and Jones, Edward and Glavin, Martin (2014) 'A preprocessing filter for multistatic microwave breast imaging for enhanced tumour detection'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, 57 :115-126 [Details]
(2014) 'Compressive sampling for time critical microwave imaging applications'
Craven, Darren and O'Halloran, Martin and McGinley, Brian and Conceicao, Raquel C and Kilmartin, Liam and Jones, Edward and Glavin, Martin (2014) 'Compressive sampling for time critical microwave imaging applications'. Healthcare technology letters, 1 (1) [Details]
(2014) 'Hybrid artifact removal for confocal microwave breast imaging'
Elahi, MA and Shahzad, A and Glavin, M and Jones, E and O'Halloran, M (2014) 'Hybrid artifact removal for confocal microwave breast imaging'. Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE, 13 :149-152 [Details]
(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]
(2013) 'Classification and monitoring of early stage breast cancer using ultra wideband radar'
Conceicao, R and O'Halloran, M and Byrne, D and Jones, E and Glavin, Martin (2013) 'Classification and monitoring of early stage breast cancer using ultra wideband radar'. Eighth Int. Conf. on Systems (ICONS 2013), Seville, Spain, :46-51 [Details]
(2013) 'A comparison of MapReduce and parallel database management systems'
McClean, Alan and Conceicao, R and O’halloran, M (2013) 'A comparison of MapReduce and parallel database management systems'. ICONS 2013 The Eighth International Conference on Systems, :64-68 [Details]
(2013) 'Artifact removal algorithms for microwave imaging of the breast'
Elahi, Muhammad Adnan and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward and O'Halloran, Martin (2013) 'Artifact removal algorithms for microwave imaging of the breast'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 141 :185-200 [Details]
(2013) 'Development of accurate multi-pole debye functions for electromagnetic tissue modelling using a genetic algorithm'
Krewer, Finn and Morgan, Fearghal and O'Halloran, Martin (2013) 'Development of accurate multi-pole debye functions for electromagnetic tissue modelling using a genetic algorithm'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, 43 :137-147 [Details]
(2013) 'Prefiltered beamforming for early-stage breast cancer detection'
Shahzad, A and O'halloran, M and Jones, E and Glavin, M (2013) 'Prefiltered beamforming for early-stage breast cancer detection'. Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE, 12 :500-503 [Details]
(2012) 'Prototype Ultra Wideband Radar System for Bladder Monitoring Applications'
O'Halloran, Martin and Morgan, Fearghal and Flores-Tapia, Daniel and Byrne, Dallan and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2012) 'Prototype Ultra Wideband Radar System for Bladder Monitoring Applications'. Progress in Electromagnetics Research C, 33 :17-28 [Details]
(2011) 'Evaluation of features and classifiers for classification of early-stage breast cancer'
Conceicao, RC and O'Halloran, M and Glavin, M and Jones, E (2011) 'Evaluation of features and classifiers for classification of early-stage breast cancer'. Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 25 (1):1-14 [Details]
(2011) 'Evolving spiking neural network topologies for breast cancer classification in a dielectrically heterogeneous breast'
O'Halloran, Martin and Cawley, Seamus and McGinley, Brian and Conceicao, Raquel Cruz and Morgan, Fearghal and Jones, Edward and Glavin, Martin (2011) 'Evolving spiking neural network topologies for breast cancer classification in a dielectrically heterogeneous breast'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, 25 :153-162 [Details]
(2011) 'Breast cancer detection based on differential ultrawideband microwave radar'
Byrne, Dallan and O'Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2011) 'Breast cancer detection based on differential ultrawideband microwave radar'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, 20 :231-242 [Details]
(2011) 'Contrast enhanced beamforming for breast cancer detection'
Byrne, Dallan and O'Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2011) 'Contrast enhanced beamforming for breast cancer detection'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, 28 :219-234 [Details]
(2011) 'Support vector machine-based ultrawideband breast cancer detection system'
Byrne, D and O'Halloran, M and Jones, E and Glavin, M (2011) 'Support vector machine-based ultrawideband breast cancer detection system'. Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 25 (13):1807-1816 [Details]
(2011) 'The effects of compression on ultra wideband radar signals'
McGinley, Brian and O'Halloran, Martin and Conceicao, Raquel Cruz and Higgins, Garry and Jones, Edward and Glavin, Martin (2011) 'The effects of compression on ultra wideband radar signals'. Progress in electromagnetics research, 117 :51-65 [Details]
(2011) 'Numerical modelling for ultra wideband radar breast cancer detection and classification'
Conceicao, Raquel Cruz and O'Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2011) 'Numerical modelling for ultra wideband radar breast cancer detection and classification'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, 34 :145-171 [Details]
(2011) 'Effects of dielectric heterogeneity in the performance of breast tumour classifiers'
Conceicao, Raquel Cruz and O'Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2011) 'Effects of dielectric heterogeneity in the performance of breast tumour classifiers'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, 17 :73-86 [Details]
(2011) 'A bimodal reconstruction method for breast cancer imaging'
Flores-Tapia, Daniel and O'Halloran, Martin and Pistorius, Stephen (2011) 'A bimodal reconstruction method for breast cancer imaging'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 118 :461-486 [Details]
(2011) 'Spiking neural networks for breast cancer classification in a dielectrically heterogeneous breast'
O'Halloran, Martin and McGinley, Brian and Conceicao, Raquel Cruz and Morgan, Fearghal and Jones, Edward and Glavin, Martin (2011) 'Spiking neural networks for breast cancer classification in a dielectrically heterogeneous breast'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 113 :413-428 [Details]
(2011) 'Evaluation of Features and Classifiers for Classification of Early Stage Breast Cancer'
R.C. da Conceicao, M. O'Halloran, M. Glavin and E. Jones (2011) 'Evaluation of Features and Classifiers for Classification of Early Stage Breast Cancer'. Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 25(1), pp. 1-14, 2011, 25 :1-14 [Details]
(2011) 'Effects of Dielectric Heterogeneity in the Performance of Breast Tumour Classifiers'
R. C. Conceicao, M. O'Halloran, M. Glavin, and E. Jones (2011) 'Effects of Dielectric Heterogeneity in the Performance of Breast Tumour Classifiers'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, 17 :73-86 [Details]
(2011) 'Contrast Enhanced Beamforming for Breast Cancer Detection'
D. Byrne, M. O'Halloran, M. Glavin, and E. Jones (2011) 'Contrast Enhanced Beamforming for Breast Cancer Detection'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, 28 :219-234 [Details]
(2010) 'Performance and Robustness of a Quasi-Multistatic Beamforming Algorithm for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer'
M. O'Halloran, M. Glavin and E. Jones (2010) 'Performance and Robustness of a Quasi-Multistatic Beamforming Algorithm for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer'. Progress in Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 105, pp. 403-424, 2010, [Details]
(2010) 'Data-Independent Radar Beamforming Algorithms for Breast Cancer Detection'
D. Byrne, M. O'Halloran, M. Glavin and E. Jones (2010) 'Data-Independent Radar Beamforming Algorithms for Breast Cancer Detection'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol 107, pp. 331-348, 2010, [Details]
(2010) 'Tumor classification using radar target signatures'
Concei\ccao, RC and O'Halloran, M and Byrne, D and Jones, E and Glavin, M (2010) 'Tumor classification using radar target signatures'. PIERS Proceedings, :346-349 [Details]
(2010) 'Performance and robustness of a multistatic mist beamforming algorithm for breast cancer detection'
O'Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2010) 'Performance and robustness of a multistatic mist beamforming algorithm for breast cancer detection'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 105 :403-424 [Details]
(2010) 'Data independent radar beamforming algorithms for breast cancer detection'
Byrne, Dallan and O'Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2010) 'Data independent radar beamforming algorithms for breast cancer detection'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 107 :331-348 [Details]
(2010) 'Investigation of classifiers for early-stage breast cancer based on radar target signatures'
Conceicao, Raquel Cruz and O'Halloran, Martin and Jones, Edward and Glavin, Martin (2010) 'Investigation of classifiers for early-stage breast cancer based on radar target signatures'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 105 :295-311 [Details]
(2010) 'Support Vector Machines for the Classification of Early-Stage Breast Cancer Based on Radar Target Signatures'
R. C. Conceicao, M. O'Halloran, M. Glavin, E. Jones (2010) 'Support Vector Machines for the Classification of Early-Stage Breast Cancer Based on Radar Target Signatures'. Progress in Electromagnetics Research B, 23 :311-327 [Details]
(2010) 'The Effects of Breast Tissue Heterogeneity on Data-adaptive Beamforming'
Byrne, Dallan and O’Halloran, Martin and Jones, Edward and Glavin, Martin (2010) 'The Effects of Breast Tissue Heterogeneity on Data-adaptive Beamforming'. PIERS Online, 6 (8):740-745 [Details]
(2010) 'Transmitter-grouping robust capon beamforming for breast cancer detection'
Byrne, Dallan and O'Halloran, Martin and Jones, Edward and Glavin, Martin (2010) 'Transmitter-grouping robust capon beamforming for breast cancer detection'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 108 :401-416 [Details]
(2010) 'Quasi-multistatic MIST beamforming for the early detection of breast cancer'
O'Halloran, Martin and Jones, Edward and Glavin, Martin (2010) 'Quasi-multistatic MIST beamforming for the early detection of breast cancer'. Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on, 57 (4):830-840 [Details]
(2010) 'Channel-ranked beamformer for the early detection of breast cancer'
O'Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2010) 'Channel-ranked beamformer for the early detection of breast cancer'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 103 :153-168 [Details]
(2010) 'Rotating antenna microwave imaging system for breast cancer detection'
O'Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2010) 'Rotating antenna microwave imaging system for breast cancer detection'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 107 :203-217 [Details]
(2010) 'Spiking neural networks for breast cancer classification using radar target signatures'
McGinley, Brian and O'Halloran, Martin and Conceicao, Raquel Cruz and Morgan, Fearghal and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2010) 'Spiking neural networks for breast cancer classification using radar target signatures'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, 17 :79-94 [Details]
(2010) 'Support vector machines for the classification of early-stage breast cancer based on radar target signatures'
Conceicao, Raquel Cruz and O'Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2010) 'Support vector machines for the classification of early-stage breast cancer based on radar target signatures'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, 23 :311-327 [Details]
(2009) 'Effects of fibroglandular tissue distribution on data-independent beamforming algorithms'
O'Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2009) 'Effects of fibroglandular tissue distribution on data-independent beamforming algorithms'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 97 :141-158 [Details]
(2009) 'Comparison of planar and circular antenna configurations for breast cancer detection using microwave imaging'
Conceicao, Raquel Cruz and O'Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2009) 'Comparison of planar and circular antenna configurations for breast cancer detection using microwave imaging'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 99 :1-20 [Details]
(2009) 'FDTD modeling of the breast: A review'
O'Halloran, Martin and Conceicao, Raquel Cruz and Byrne, Dallan and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2009) 'FDTD modeling of the breast: A review'. Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, 18 :1-24 [Details]
(2009) 'Effects of Fibroglandular Tissue Distribution on Data-Independent Microwave Breast Imaging Algorithms'
M. O'Halloran, M. Glavin and E. Jones (2009) 'Effects of Fibroglandular Tissue Distribution on Data-Independent Microwave Breast Imaging Algorithms'. Progress in Electromagnetic Research, Vol. 97, pp. 141-158, 2009, [Details]
(2005) 'The Biomedical Applications of Ultra-Wideband Radar'
O’Halloran, Martin and Glavin, Martin and Jones, Edward (2005) 'The Biomedical Applications of Ultra-Wideband Radar'. National Symposium of The Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology, [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
(2017) Technological Requirements for Microwave Ablation of Adrenal Masses
Fallahi, H,Shahzad, A,Clausing, D,O'Halloran, M,Dennedy, MC,Prakash, P, (2017) 2017 11TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION (EUCAP) Technological Requirements for Microwave Ablation of Adrenal Masses , pp.3713-3716 [Details]
(2016) Hybrid Artifact Removal for Breast Imaging Applied to a Time-Domain Microwave System
Santorelli, A,Hazarika, P,Popovic, M,Elahi, A,O'Halloran, M, (2016) 2016 17TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ANTENNA TECHNOLOGY AND APPLIED ELECTROMAGNETICS (ANTEM) Hybrid Artifact Removal for Breast Imaging Applied to a Time-Domain Microwave System [Details]
(2013) Novel Multimodal PEM-UWB Approach for Breast Cancer Detection: Initial Study for Tumour Detection and Consequent Classification
Conceicao, RC,Capote, RM,Oliveira, BL,Almeida, P,Glavin, M,Jones, E,O'Halloran, M, (2013) 2013 7TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION (EUCAP) Novel Multimodal PEM-UWB Approach for Breast Cancer Detection: Initial Study for Tumour Detection and Consequent Classification , pp.630-634 [Details]
(2015) GPU Accelerated Confocal Microwave Imaging Algorithms for Breast Cancer Detection
Elahi, MA,Shahzad, A,Glavin, M,Jones, E,O'Halloran, M, (2015) 2015 9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP) GPU Accelerated Confocal Microwave Imaging Algorithms for Breast Cancer Detection [Details]
(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]

Editorial

  Year Publication
(2016) An Introduction to Microwave Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection Preface.
Mohr, JJ,O'Halloran, M,Conceicao, RC,Mohr, JJ,OHalloran, M (2016) An Introduction to Microwave Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection Preface. Editorial [Details]
(2016) An Introduction to Microwave Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection Introduction.
O'Halloran, M,Conceicao, RC,Conceicao, RC,Mohr, JJ,OHalloran, M (2016) An Introduction to Microwave Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection Introduction. Editorial [DOI] [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2016 SFI EC Researcher of the Year Science Foundation Ireland
2016 IMDA Best Contribution to MedTech (BioInnovate) Irish Medical Device Association
2015 Charlemont Grant Royal Irish Academy
2015 European Research Council Starting Investigator Grant European Research Council
2014 Inaugural President's Research Award National University of Ireland Galway
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

Current Postgraduate Students (Research)

  Student Degree Type Type
Finn Krewer Doctorate - Structured Ph.D (Engineering) Co-supervisor (1)
Saqib Salah-Ud-Din Doctorate - Structured Ph.D (Engineering) Supervisor
Barbara Oliveira Doctorate - Structured Ph.D (Engineering) Co-supervisor (2)
Declan O Loughlin Doctorate - Structured Ph.D (Engineering) Supervisor
Alessandra La Gioia Doctorate - Structured Ph.D (Engineering) Supervisor
Muhammad Elahi Doctorate - Structured Ph.D (Engineering) Supervisor

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 Description of Collaboration
External Collaborators
Prof. Susan Hagness, University of Wisconsin-Madison Prof. Max Ammann and Dr. Giuseppe Ruvio, School of Electronic and Communications Engineering, Dublin Institute of Technology Prof. Stephen Pistorius, Provincial Director of Medical Physics and Associate Professor of Radiology at CancerCare Manitoba Prof. Elise Fear, University of Calgary Dr. Panos Kosmas, King's College London Dr. Daniel Flores-Tapia, University of Manitoba