Prof. Igor Shvets
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T +353 (0)1 896 1653
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In 1986 Prof. Shvets graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He obtained his PhD in 1989 and came to Ireland in 1990 where he has been working in the School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, first as Lecturer, then as Associate Professor and since 2007 he has been a Professor of Applied Physics. Prof Shvets has successfully spun out two export orientated high tech campus companies, Deerac Fluidics (now acquired by Labcyte, and Cellix Ltd. Prof. Shvets’ is also behind the spin-out of Miravex with two members of his research group. In addition to this Prof Shvets also precipitated a national initiative called the Spirit of Ireland, which aims to provide a renewable form of energy for Ireland based on wind and pumped storage technologies.

Prof Igor Shvets research interests include the surface and magnetic properties of oxides, scanning tunnelling microscopy, materials for cleaner energy generation, self-assembly of nanostructures and advanced materials for IT and renewable energy purposes.

Staff

  • Dr Lorraine Byrne
  • Deirdre Caden
  • Mary Colclough
  • Emma Leahy
  • Colm McAtamney
  • Cathal McAuley
  • Brendan Ring
  • Richard Twohig
  • Dr Colm Faulkner
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Dr Lorraine Byrne
Executive Director
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Deirdre Caden
AMBER Funding Manager
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Mary Colclough
Comms, Outreach & Public Affairs Manager
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Emma Leahy
EU Grants Manager
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Colm McAtamney
AMBER General Manager
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Cathal McAuley
AML Operations Manager
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Brendan Ring
Head of Business Development
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Richard Twohig
Project Manager
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Dr Colm Faulkner
Business Development Executive
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Vacancies

  • Open Call for EDGE Scholarship Applications
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Open Call for EDGE Scholarship Applications

EDGE Fellowships are for experienced researchers of any nationality and residing worldwide, seeking a prestigious career development fellowship based in one of ten of Ireland’s third-level institutes. EDGE aims to form the next generation of thought leaders in ICT and develop their skill set to actively interact, collaborate and engage with industry. EDGE fellows will be researchers who are technically strong in their own discipline and capable of performing high-value, interdisciplinary research. The fellowships will provide researchers with the opportunity to work closely with their choice of academic and industry partners relevant to their research, training and professional career development objectives.

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