Next Generation Energy Systems

Meet The NexSys Team

Our all-island team comprises academics, researchers, and professional staff across nine academic institutions, with our industry partners and collaborators, to tackle key research challenges in NexSys.

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Saba Aghdam Tabar

PhD Student, Department of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering
UCD
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Professor Aoife Ahern

Professor, College Principal & Dean Of Engineering
UCD

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Dr Usman Ali

Dr Usman Ali

Senior Energy Systems Researcher, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
UCD

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Adamantios Bampoulas

Postdoctoral researcher, School of Computer Science
UCD
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Behnam Mohseni Gharyehsafa

PhD student
Centre for Ocean Energy Research, Maynooth University

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Minel Bodur

Minel Bodur

PhD Student, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering
UCD
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Dr Julie Byrne

Associate Professor, School of Business
UCD

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Lorna Byrne

Education and Public Engagement Officer, NexSys Operations team
UCD
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Dr Philip Cardiff

Associate Professor, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
UCD

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Dr Michelle Carey

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Mathematics and Statistics
UCD

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Dr Paraic Carroll

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering. NexSys Transport Strand Lead
UCD

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Dr Paula Carroll

Associate Professor, School of Business
UCD

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Dr James Carton

Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
DCU

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Professor Eoin Casey

Professor, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering. NexSys Water Lead
UCD

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Professor Brian Caulfield

Professor, Head of Dept, Civil Struct & Env. Eng.
TCD

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Eoghan Clifford

Professor Eoghan Clifford

Professor, Engineering & Informatics. NexSys Water Strand Lead
NUIG

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Dr Sarah Cotterill

Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering
UCD

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Dr Paul Cuffe

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
UCD

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kellydebruin

Kelly de Bruin

Senior Research Officer, Energy, Environment and Infrastructure
ESRI

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Mel Devine

Dr Mel Devine

Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Ad Astra Fellow), School of Business
UCD

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Orla Dingley

Orla Dingley

PhD Student, School of Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice
UCD
Edelle Doherty

Dr Edelle Doherty

Lecturer, School of Science and Engineering
University of Galway
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Dr Philip Donnellan

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering
UCD

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Dr Greg McNamara

Dr Greg McNamara

Assistant Professor
School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, DCU

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Illia Diahovchenko

Dr Illia Diahovchenko

Senior Power Systems Researcher, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
UCD
Dr Mainendra Kumar Dewangan

Dr Mainendra Kumar Dewangan

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering
TCD
Alireza Etemad

Alireza Etemad

PhD student, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
UCD

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Janis Farrell

Janis Farrell

Senior Administrator, NexSys Operations Team
UCD
Donal Finn

Dr Donal Finn

Professor, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
UCD

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Dr Breffini fitzgerald

Dr Breiffni Fitzgerald

Ussher Assistant Professor, Civil Struct & Env. NexSys Offshore Wind strand Lead
TCD

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Dr Lorna Fitzsimons

Assistant Professor/Lecturer, School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
DCU

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Damian Flynn

Dr Damian Flynn

Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
UCD

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Mary Gallagher-Cooke

Mary Gallagher Cooke

Operations Director, NexSys Operations Team
UCD
BidishaGhosh

Dr Bidisha Ghosh

Associate Professor, Civil Struct & Env. Eng.
TCD

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Ankush Gogoi

PhD student, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
UCD
Haresh Dash

Haresh Dash

PhD student, School of Civil Engineering
UCD
Dr Khurram Hashmi

Dr Khurram Hashmi

Senior Power Systems Researcher
UCD
Neil Hewitt

Neil Hewitt

Professor of Energy, Faculty Of Computing, Eng. & Built Env.
UU

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Cliodhna Horan

Finance & Reporting Manager, NexSys Operations Team
UCD
Hugo Jacque

Hugo Jacque

PhD student, School of Civil Engineering
UCD
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Dr Maham Hussein

Postdoctoral researcher
Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, University College Dublin
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Professor Alojz Ivankovic

Full Professor of Mechanics of Materials, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
UCD

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Dr Recep Kaan Dereli

Dr Recep Kaan Dereli

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering
UCD

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Madjid Karimirad

Dr Madjid Karimirad

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Marine and Coastal Engineering
QUB

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andrewkeane

Professor Andrew Keane

Professor, Director of NexSys and the UCD Energy Institute
UCD

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Maria Keany

Business Development Manager, NexSys Operations Team
UCD
Galina Kennedy

Galina Kennedy

PhD Student, Department of Mechanical, Manufacturing & Biomedical Engineering
TCD
Kamran Khammadov

Kamran Khammadov

PhD Student, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering
UCD
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Dr Oliver Kinnane

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy
UCD

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Dr Anthea Lacchia

Communications Officer, NexSys Operations Team,
UCD
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Dr Leonhard Lades

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy
UCD

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Qihui Li

Phd Student, School of Civil Engineering
UCD
Dr Quan Li

Dr Quan Li

Postdoctoral researcher
School of Civil Engineering, UCD
Dr David Liao

Dr David Liao

Postdoctoral researcher
School of Politics and International Relations, UCD

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Dr Muireann Lynch

Dr Muireann Lynch

Snr Research Officer. NexSys Co Lead of Energy Systems Strand
ESRI

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Cheng Ma

PhD Student, College of Business
UCD

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Dr Ciaran Mac Domhnaill

Postdoctoral researcher, School of Economics
UCD
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Dr Aina Maimo Far

Postdoctoral Researcher,
School of Mathematics and Statistics, UCD
Dr Abdollah Malekjafarian

Dr Abdollah Malekjafarian

Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Ad Astra Fellow), School of Civil Engineering
UCD

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Dr Sweta Malik

Postdoctoral researcher
Energy Institute. UCD
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Professor Eleni Mangina

Professor, School of Computer Science
UCD

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Dennis Mathew

PhD student, Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy.
UCD
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Professor Barry Mcmullin

Full Professor, School of Electronic Engineering
DCU

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Glen McNamara

Glenn McNamara

PhD student, School of Economics
UCD
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Professor Federico Milano

Professor, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
UCD

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Gerald Mills

Dr Gerald Mills

Associate Professor, School of Geography
UCD

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Seyedalireza Mohammadirad

PhD student, School of Engineering
UCC
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Behzad Mozafari

Postdoctoral researcher
School of Civil Engineering, UCD
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Stefan Müller

Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Ad Astra Fellow), School of Politics and International Relations
UCD

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Dr Hossein Nezamabadi

Postdoctoral researcher
College of Business, UCD
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Clíodhna Ní Shé

PhD Student
UCD

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Maggie Ntombifuthi Bingo

PhD Student, School of Engineering
UCG
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Dr Muhammad Numan

Senior Power Systems Researcher
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, UCD
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Dr James O'Donnell

Associate Professor, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
UCD

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Terence O Donnell

Dr Terence O'Donnell

Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. NexSys Co Lead of Energy Systems Strand
UCD

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Dr Laura O'Gorman

Finance and Reporting Analyst, NexSys Operations Team
UCD
Dr Richard O' Hegarty

Dr Richard O'Hegarty

Research Engineer, School of Architecture Planning and Environmental Policy
UCD

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Oleksandra Perfilova

Dr Oleksandra Perfilova

Postdoctoral researcher, School of Economics
UCD
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Dr Vikram Pakrashi

Associate Professor, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. NexSys Offshore Wind Strand lead
UCD

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Professor Fabiano Pallonetto

Professor, School of Business
MU

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Pardis Pariz

PhD student, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
UCD
Tim Persoons

Dr Tim Persoons

Associate Professor, Mechanical, Manuf & Biomedical Eng
TCD

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Professor Francesco Pilla

Professor, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy. NexSys City & Communities Strand lead
UCD

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Maryam Pourmahdi-torghabe

PhD student, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
UCD
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Michael Power

Research Engineer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
UCD

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Milad Rajaei

PhD student, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering
UCD
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Ranganatha Belagumba Ramachandra

PhD student, School of Engineering,
Trinity college Dublin, Dublin

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Dr Aisling Reynolds-Feighan

Professor Aisling Reynolds-Feighan

Full Professor, School of Economics
UCD

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Professor Lisa Ryan

Professor, School of Economics
UCD

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Dr Paraic Ryan

Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering
UCC

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Nadiya Saba

Nadiya Saba

PhD Student, School of Economics
UCD
Usman Safder

Dr Usman Safder

Postdoctoral Researcher
School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, UCD
Dr Margaret Samahita

Dr Margaret Samahita

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Economics
UCD

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Dr Geertje Schuitema

Dr Geertje Schuitema

Associate Professor, School of Business
UCD

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Dr Saptarshi Sen

Postdoctoral researcher, School of Civil Engineering
UCD

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Dr Mona Soroudi

Research Data and Reporting Administrator, NexSys Operations Team
UCD

Dr Conor Sweeney

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Mathematics and Statistics
UCD

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Dr Eoin Syron

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering
UCD

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Amirhossein Taran

Amirhossein Taran

Researcher
UCD

Lorenzo Testa

PhD student, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
TCD
Theodoros Varouxis

Theodoros Varouxis

PhD student, School of Civil Engineering
UCD

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Aleen van der Meer

PhD Student Researcher, Energy Systems Engineering
UCD

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Charlene Vance

Research Engineer, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering,
UCD
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Dr Sheng Wang

Senior Power System Researcher, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,
UCD
Wenchuang Zhang

Wenchuang Zhang

PhD student
UCC
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Dr Nessa Winston

Associate Professor, School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice
UCD

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Ya (Sherry) Gao

Ya(Sherry) Gao

PhD student, Michael Smurfit Business School
UCD

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Xuanyu Hue

Dr Xuanyu Yue

Postdoctoral researcher, School of Business
UCD
Alireza Zakariazadeh

Dr Alireza Zakariazadeh

Senior power system researcher, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
UCD
Zeting Li

Zeting Li

PhD student, School of Geography
UCD
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Xianxian Zhao

Snr. Postdoc Researcher, Enery Institute
UCD

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