Prof. Werner Blau
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Prof Blau came to Trinity College and Ireland in 1983 as research fellow with Prof DJ Bradley FRS, after completing his doctorate at the university in his home town Regensburg, Germany. Since 2003 he holds a Personal Chair of Physics of Advanced Materials. From 1992 – 2007 he was Research Director of the Materials Ireland Polymer Research Centre at TCD Physics, a research centre which worked closely with indigenous Irish plastics industries for all sectors including electronics, medical devices and materials processing. He is currently Honorary Professor in the Chemistry Department of East China University of Science and Technology; Visiting Honorary Professor, Northwest University, Xi’an, China; and Honoured Professor and China National High-end Foreign Expert at SIOM, Chinese Academy of Science.

Prof. Blau is one of the Irish pioneers of Nanotechnology. He is internationally well-known and highly cited for his original work in interdisciplinary molecular and polymer nanoscience. His group was one of the first in the world to adopt an interdisciplinary approach including Chemists, Physicists, Materials Scientists, Optical and Electronic Engineers, and Polymer Technologists. Carbon-Nanotube related IP generated by the group has been successfully licensed by TCD internationally. His contribution to AMBER relates mainly to various applications of polymer nanocomposites and nanocarbon properties.

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
T +353 (0)1 896 4170
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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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