Prof Paula Colavita
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Prof. Colavita completed her PhD in physical chemistry in 2005 at the University of South Carolina (USA) where she worked under the direction of Prof. Michael Myrick on interfacial studies of thin organic films. After obtaining her PhD she carried out postdoctoral research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA) in the laboratory of Prof. Robert Hamers where she started her work on carbon materials and carbon/organic interfaces. In 2008 she joined the School of Chemistry at Trinity College Dublin as an Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry and in 2014 was elected College Fellow and promoted to Associate Professor. Prof. Colavita is the recipient of research funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), the Environmental Protection Agency Ireland (EPA), Irish Research Council (IRC), Enterprise Ireland (EI) and EU FP7 Access funding. She has been a National Science Foundation (NSF) Postgraduate Research Fellow and a visiting researcher at Livermore National Laboratories (USA).

Prof. Colavita’s work focuses on understanding chemical reactions and achieving control of interfacial chemical processes at functional surfaces, particularly carbons, for diverse applications including adsorbent materials, electrodes, catalyst supports, biodevice and bioprocessing coatings.

Staff

  • Keith Alden
  • Dr Lorraine Byrne
  • Deirdre Caden
  • Brian Callagy
  • Mary Colclough
  • James Doyle
  • Dr Colm Faulkner
  • Emma Leahy
  • Colm McAtamney
  • Cathal McAuley
  • Brendan Ring
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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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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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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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