Prof. John Donegan
Investigator



Institution CRANN
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Professor John Donegan graduated with a PhD from University College Galway in 1986. He held post-doctoral fellowships at Lehigh University in the US and at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Physics in Germany. He returned to Ireland in 1990 taking a post-doctoral position with John Hegarty within the Optronics Ireland research centre. He joined the School of Physics in Trinity College in 1993 and has progressed to the level of Professor. He leads the Photonics effort within the School of Physics and is a principal investigator in both CRANN the CTVR, the telecommunications research centre. His research interests include nanophotonics and devices for photonic integration.

Professor Donegan will work with Western Digital as part of the AMBER project. The work will centre on the development of an optical system to deliver light to nanoscale structures that are necessary for the next generation of permanent storage known as Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR).

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
T +353 (0)1 896 4130
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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
T +353 (0)1 8964085
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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
T +353 (0)1 896 4170
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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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