Staff

Liam Lewis

Technology Gateway Manager

Liam Lewis

Technology Gateway Manager

Liam Lewis received his Ph.D. from (UCC) Tyndall Institute in 2007. After working as a post-Doctoral researcher for 12 months he moved to a position of research engineer at the newly formed Centre …

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David Williams

Research Coordinator

David Williams

Research Coordinator

David Williams received a first class honours B.Sc. degree in Physics & Mathematics from University College Cork in 2002, and his Ph.D. degree in Physics from the Tyndall National Institute, UCC, in 2006 …

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William Whelan-Curtin

Nanophotonics Group Leader

William Whelan-Curtin

Research Coordinator

Dr. William Whelan-Curtin received a B.Sc. from University College Cork and his Ph.D. degree from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2005. He then became a postdoctoral researcher at University of …

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Stephen Hegarty

Lead Scientist

Stephen Hegarty

Lead Scientist

Stephen P. Hegarty joined the Cork Institute of Technology as a Senior Lecturer in 2014. He obtained both his B.Sc. in Science and his Ph.D. in Physics from University College, Cork. In 1998 he joined Corning …

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Milosz Przyjalgowski

Postdoctoral Researcher

Milosz Przyjalgowski

Postdoctoral Researcher

Milosz Przyjalgowski has M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering and Ph.D. in Experimental Physics from National University of Ireland Galway. His doctoral research was concerned with the development of high …

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Tomasz Ochalski

Senior Research Fellow

Tomasz Ochalski

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Tomasz J. Ochalski obtained a Doctorate in technical science from the Institute of Electron Technology (IET), Warsaw, Poland in 2001, titled “High spatially resolved optical spectroscopy of optoelectronic …

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Michael McAuliffe

Postdoctoral Researcher

Michael McAuliffe

Postdoctoral Researcher

Michael McAuliffe is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA), Cork Institute of Technology and Tyndall National Institute. His research area is multidisciplinary …

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Dzianis Saladukha

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dzianis Saladukha

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dzianis Salasukha obtained his diploma in Belarusian State University in 2012 with a speciality in “Radiophysics”. He obtained his masters in 2013 with the topic of “Combined laser-magnetron deposition”. He joined CAPPA …

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Annemarie McCarthy

Postdoctoral Researcher

Annemarie McCarthy

Postdoctoral Researcher

Annemarie McCarthy graduated from UCC with a BSc in Astrophysics in 2005, and subsequently with a PhD in 2010, under the supervision of Dr. Andy Ruth in the Laser Spectroscopy Group. She worked in the machine vision industry as an optical …

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Killian Barton

Postdoctoral Researcher

Killian Barton

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr Killian Barton is a postdoctoral research in the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA) in Cork Institute of Technology and Tyndall National Institute. He obtained his Ph.D. from Dublin Institute …

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Chinna Devarapu

Postdoctoral Researcher

Chinna Devarapu

Postdoctoral Researcher

Chinna Devarapu completed his M.Sc. Physics from Banaras Hindu University and M. Tech in applied physics from Indian Institute of Technology from IIT Delhi. As part of his master’s thesis, he built a confocal microscope …

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Anton Walsh

Postdoctoral Researcher

Anton Walsh

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr Anton Walsh obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Physics from N.U.I Cork in 2003. His M.Sc. research focused on “Investigation of non-linear optical properties of π-conjugated organic molecules such as Porphyrins and their …

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Krishnakumar Chullipalliyalil

Postdoctoral Researcher

Krishnakumar Chullipalliyalil

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Krishnakumar Chullipalliyalil is a researcher in the Centre for Advanced Photonics & Process Analysis in Cork Institute of Technology. He was awarded Ph.D. in Physics from University College Cork in 2017. The area of study …

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Maria Kotlyar

Postdoctoral Researcher

Maria Kotlyar

Postdoctoral Researcher

Maria graduated from Samara State University, Russia with a first-class honours diploma in Physics in 2001. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland in 2005, supervised by Professor Thomas F Krauss …

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Steven Darby

Postdoctoral Researcher

Steven Darby

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr Steven Darby obtained a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Chemistry from University College Cork and an Msci in Chemistry from University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. He has worked in a number of different industries. He is a researcher …

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Martina Connolly

CAPPA@Tyndall

Martina Connolly

CAPPA@Tyndall

Simone Iadanza

Postdoctoral Researcher

Simone Iadanza

Postdoctoral Researcher

Simone received both his B.Sc. degree in Engineering Physics and M.Sc. in Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology from Politecnico di Milano, Italy, in 2016. During the same year, he enrolled in a Ph.D. in Physics at Centre for Advanced …

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Sharon Butler

Postdoctoral Researcher

Sharon Butler

Postdoctoral Researcher

Sharon obtained her B.Sc. in Applied Physics and Instrumentation in Cork Institute of Technology in 2013. She spent a few years working in industry as an Automation Engineer while obtaining an Honours Bachelor Degree …

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Uday Bangavadi Munivenkatappa

Postdoctoral Researcher

Uday Bangavadi Munivenkatappa

Postdoctoral Researcher

Uday Bangavadi Munivenkatappa received his Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electronics and Communications from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka, India. He received his Master’s in Photonics from Department of Atomic …

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Saroj Kanta Patra

Postdoctoral Researcher

Saroj Kanta Patra

Postdoctoral Researcher

Saroj Kanta Patra received the B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar in 2011 and the M.Tech in Advanced Semiconductor Electronics from CSIR- CEERI, AcSIR in 2013 …

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Students

Shumithira Gandan

Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher (Ph.D. Student)

Shumithira Gandan

Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher (Ph.D. Student)

Shumithira is currently a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher in Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork. She is also a member of the Centre for Advanced Photonics & Process Analysis (CAPPA)  …

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Praveen Singarevelu

Ph.D. Student

Praveen Singarevelu

Ph.D. Student

Praveen Singarevelu completed his M.Sc. in Microelectronics and Photonics in Sweden and then began pursuing his Ph.D. in Physics under Dr Liam O’ Faolain. His research interests include studying the dynamics of external-cavity PhC Laser, design …

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Sini Nanadath Shibu

Ph.D. Student

Sini Nanadath Shibu

Ph.D. Student

Sini Nanadath Shibu is a Ph.D. student in Cork Institute of Technology and is currently working in CAPPA at Tyndall National Institute. Currently she is working on “Developing new photonics-based sensor technology for characterising powder …

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Adarsh Ananthachar

Ph.D. Student

Adarsh Ananthachar

Ph.D. Student

Adarsh received his Bachelors I Physics from Jain Univ, India in 2016 and Masters in Photonics from Department of Atomic and Molecular Physics, Manipal Univ, India. As part of his graduate course …

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Madhumidha Murugan

Ph.D. Student

Madhumidha Murugan

Ph.D. Student

Madhumidha is a Ph.D. student in the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA) under the supervision of Dr Liam O’ Faolain. She is currently working on the WaterMon project of real time water quality monitoring technology …

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Finbarr Buckley

Ph.D. Student

Finbarr Buckley

Ph.D. Student

Finbarr graduated from University College Cork with a B.Sc. degree in Chemistry of Pharmaceutical Compounds. He is currently undertaking a PhD at the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA) at Cork Institute of Technology …

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Taynara Oliveira

Ph.D. Student

Taynara Oliveira

Ph.D. Student

Taynara received her M.Sc. in Science from Universidade Tecnológica do Paraná (UTFPR), Brazil, in 2019 and her M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE), Italy …

Aritra Roy

Ph.D. Student

Aritra Roy

Ph.D. Student

Aritra Roy has completed his Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata, India in 2011 followed by Masters in Lasers and Electro-Optics from Defence …
 

Associated Staff

David Goulding

Postdoctoral Researcher

David Goulding

Postdoctoral Researcher

David Goulding, graduated from University College Cork in 2002, with a first class B.Sc. Joint Honours degree in Mathematics and with an M.Sc. in Physics in 2004. His M.Sc. research was focused on spontaneous …

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Natalia Rebrova

Postdoctoral Researcher

Natalia Rebrova

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Natalia Rebrova is a researcher in the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA) in Cork Institute of Technology and Tyndall National Institute. She joined CAPPA in 2013 …

Donagh O' Mahony

Head of Department of Physical Sciences

Donagh O' Mahony

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Donagh O Mahony is Head of Department of Physical Sciences in Cork Institute of Technology.

Nikolay Petkov

Postdoctoral Researcher

Nikolay Petkov

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Nikolay Petkov received a MSc. Degree in Analytical and Environmental Chemistry from St. Kliment Ochridski University of Sofia in Bulgaria, and his Ph.D. Degree in Physical and Materials Chemistry …