Dr Cillian O'Driscoll
Cillian O'Driscoll completed his PhD studies in Electrical Engineering in UCC in 2006 on the subject of performance analysis of the acquisition of weak GPS signals. From 2007 to 2010 he was a senior research engineer in the Position, Location And Navigation (PLAN) group at the University of Calgary in Canada. In Calgary his research focussed on high sensitivity Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver design, integration of GNSS and Inertial sensors and the development of real-time software GNSS receivers.
From 2011 to 2013 he was with the European Commission, first as a researcher at the Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy then as a Policy Officer with the European Satellite Navigation Programmes Directorate in Brussels. He returned to UCC in January 2014 to take up a position as a research support officer in the Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT) centre.