CLARITY Principal Investigator Cian O’Mathuna, based at Tyndall National Institute has been appointed as Research Professor in Electrical Engineering at UCC.
Research Professors are acknowledged leaders in their research disciplines, performing to the highest level internationally in research output, and competing successfully for highly prestigious awards.
Professor Cian Ó Mathúna’s appointment recognises his research accomplishments and international leadership in the development of micromagnetics on silicon for power supply on chip for which he was recently elevated to a Fellow of the IEEE.
Welcoming the appointments, UCC President Dr Michael Murphy comments: “It is important that the University recognises leading researchers who make seminal contributions to global knowledge, and who, through their work, ensure that UCC advances Ireland’s innovation priorities. Each of the Research Professors being appointed has demonstrated leadership and achieved excellence in his field to the highest international standard. Their success enhances the Irish research landscape while encouraging early career researchers and postgraduate students to strive for international excellence and recognition.”
Dr Alastair Glass, Chairman of the Board of the Tyndall National Institute, comments: “The appointment of Tyndall researchers as Research Professors in UCC is an important milestone in Tyndall’s development and leverages the synergy of world-class innovation and academic excellence to deliver effectively national strategic objectives ineducation, innovation and job creation."
Professor Nabeel Riza, Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, comments: “Professor Cian Ó Mathúna brings to the Department an internationally recognized research expertise in power supply design using micromagnetics on silicon, providing new opportunities for both staff and students to further enhance the university mission of excellence in research, teaching, learning, and innovation.”