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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Professor Aoife Ahern

Professor, College Principal & Dean Of Engineering
UCD

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Dr Aparajita Banerjee

Postdoc Research Fellow LVL II, School of Business
UCD

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Arash Beiranvand

Arash Beiranvand

NexSys, Post Doc Research Fellow, School of Electrical and Electronic 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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DrMichelleCarey

Dr Michelle Carey

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Mathematics and Statistics
UCD

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paraiccarroll

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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eoin casey

Dr Eoin Casey

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

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briancaulfield

Dr Brian Caulfield

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

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Eoghan Clifford

Dr. Eoghan Clifford

Senior Lecturer, Engineering & Informatics. NexSys Water Strand Lead
NUIG

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sarah.cotterill

Dr Sarah Cotterill

Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering
UCD

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paul cuffe

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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Dr Philip Donnellan

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

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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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lornaFitzsimons

Dr Lorna Fitzsimons

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

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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 at NexSys
UCD
BidishaGhosh

Dr Bidisha Ghosh

Associate Professor, Civil Struct & Env. Eng.
TCD

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Neil Hewitt

Neil Hewitt

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

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Cliodhna-Horan

Cliodhna Horan

Finance & Reporting Manager at NexSys
UCD
Dr alojz Ivankovic

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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oliver Kinnane

Dr Oliver Kinnane

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

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Dr Leonhard Lades

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy
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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Dr Abdollah Malekjafarian

Dr Abdollah Malekjafarian

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

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Dr Eleni Mangina

Professor, School of Computer Science
UCD

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Dennis Matthew

Doctoral Student - NexSys
UCD
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Professor Barry Mcmullin

Full Professor, School of Electronic Engineering
DCU

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Dr Greg McNamara

Dr Greg McNamara

Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
DCU

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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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Stefan Müller

Stefan Müller

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

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Clíodhna Ní Shé

Clíodhna Ní Shé

PhD Student
UCD
Alireza Nouri,

Alireza Nouri

NexSys, Senior Energy Lab Researcher, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
UCD
james O Donnell

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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laura o Gorman

Dr Laura O'Gorman

Finance and Reporting Analyst, NexSys Operations team
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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Dr Fabiano Pallonetto

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Business
MU

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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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Michael Power

Research Engineer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
UCD

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Dr Aisling Reynolds-Feighan

Professor Aisling Reynolds-Feighan

Full Professor, School of Economics
UCD

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lisa ryan

Dr Lisa Ryan

Professor, School of Economics
UCD

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paraicryan

Dr Paraic Ryan

Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering
UCC

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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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alireza Soroudi

Dr Alireza Soroudi

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

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Dr Conor Sweeney

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Mathematics and Statistics
UCD

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eoin syron

Dr Eoin Syron

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

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Amirhossein Taran

Amirhossein Taran

Researcher
UCD
Aleen van der Meer,

Aleen van der Meer

PhD Student Researcher, Energy Systems Engineering
UCD
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Dr Nessa Winston

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

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