Prof. John Donegan
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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

  • Keith Alden
  • Dr Lorraine Byrne
  • Deirdre Caden
  • Brian Callagy
  • Mary Colclough
  • James Doyle
  • Dr Colm Faulkner
  • Dr Rachel Kavanagh
  • Emma Leahy
  • Colm McAtamney
  • Cathal McAuley
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Keith Alden
Business Development Manager
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Dr Lorraine Byrne
Executive Director
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Deirdre Caden
AMBER Funding Manager
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Brian Callagy
IP Contracts & Commercialisation Manager
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Mary Colclough
Comms, Outreach & Public Affairs Manager
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James Doyle
Project Manager
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Dr Colm Faulkner
Business Development Executive
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Dr Rachel Kavanagh
Education and Public Engagement Officer
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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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Vacancies

  • PhD, PostDocs in Biomaterial Scaffold Development
  • Open Call for EDGE Scholarship Applications
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PhD, PostDocs in Biomaterial Scaffold Development

2 Postdoc and 2 PhD positions are available with Dr Cathal Kearney in RCSI arising from his ERC Horizon 2020 Starter Grant funded in the area of biomaterial scaffold development for diabetic foot ulcers. There are several parallel arms to the project that will look at aspects of scaffold design, on-demand drug delivery, nucleic acid delivery and induced pluripotent stem cells.

Postdoc – iPSCs and Scaffold - https://my.corehr.com/pls/coreportal_rcsip/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=013127

Postdoc – biomaterials - https://my.corehr.com/pls/coreportal_rcsip/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=013126

PhD – iPSCs and Scaffold - https://my.corehr.com/pls/coreportal_rcsip/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=013125

PhD – On Demand Delivery - https://my.corehr.com/pls/coreportal_rcsip/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=013145


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Open Call for EDGE Scholarship Applications

EDGE is led by Trinity College Dublin on behalf of 10 Irish academic institutions of excellence. In our 2nd call we expect to award up to 45 Fellowships, each 24-months duration, who will relocate to Ireland to join expert supervisors in the ICT (networks, date and materials) field. Career progression is a primary aim of MSCA schemes, and we will provide comprehensive training and development to our Fellows to support their growth as independent research professionals. Researchers currently residing outside of Ireland, with a PhD or equivalent status, can apply by submitting a research proposal before the Call deadline on 1st November 2017.

Before beginning the application process, applicants should:
1. review the eligibility criteria and other information on our website - http://www.edge-research.eu
2. contact a prospective supervisor from those listed on the programme website to gain their support

Research Themes
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- Future Networks & Communications
- Advanced Materials & Bioengineering
- Digital Content & Media Technologies

Full topic list: http://edge-research.eu/fellowships/research-themes/

Contact: Richard Twohig, EDGE Programme Manager: edge@tcd.ie

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 713567.


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