Prof. John J. Boland
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Institution CRANN
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Prof John Boland received a BSc degree in chemistry from University College Dublin and a PhD in chemical physicsfrom the California Institute of Technology. From 1984 to 1994 he was a member of the research staff at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. He was appointed in 1994 the J.J. Hermans Chair Professor of Chemistry and Applied and Materials Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2002 Prof Boland moved to the School of Chemistry at Trinity College Dublin and served as the Director of the CRANN Nanoscience Institute from 2005 to 2013.

Professor Boland is an expert on surface chemistry, the mechanical and electrical properties of nanowires and networks and the use STM/AFM to elucidate nanoscale materials and device properties. He is fellow of Trinity College (2008), a fellow of the American Vacuum Society (2009) and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2010). He was the Laureate of the 11th ACSIN Nanoscience Prize (2011) and was recently awarded a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant (2013). His work in AMBER will involve collaboration with Intel using his expertise in nanowires and networks.

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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