Local Organising Committee


Dr Aidan Quinn
Dr Aidan Quinn is Deputy Head of the Micro & Nano Systems Centre at Tyndall, with responsibility for the Materials & Devices groups within the centre. His research is focused on development of integration-compatible routes for fabrication of nanostructured electrodes and devices for energy storage and sensing applications.


Dr Cian O’Murchu
Dr Cian O’Murchu holds an M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry and a Ph.D from University College Cork. He is a Researcher in the Microsystems Group in Tyndall. Recent work includes working on the development of commercial e-learning courses and the development of an infrastructure which aimed to develop an R&D structure across Europe for research and development in the area of Microsystems technology and the establishment of models for setting up ICT research infrastructures. He coordinated FP7 project ARROWS which resulted in development of a chip scale mass spectrometer for bio and food analysis and is currently coordinating the MANpower FP7 project which aims to develop a heart powered pacemaker.


Dr Alan Mathewson
Dr Alan Mathewson is a Deputy Director of CONNECT and Deputy Head of the Micro & Nano Systems Centre at Tyndall National Institute, where he has been responsible for research activity in silicon technology characterisation and modelling. He received a PhD from University College Cork in 1995 for his work in the area of CMOS Compatible Avalanche Photodiode Arrays. After a sabbatical in CEA Leti he returned to Tyndall in 2007 and assumed leadership of the heterogeneous systems integration group. Dr. Mathewson is a Senior Member of IEEE.

Scientific Programme Committee

General & Organising Committee Chair: Aidan Quinn, Tyndall

Co-Chair & Publications Chair: Alan Mathewson, Tyndall

Program Chair: Jean-Pierre Colinge, TSMC

Conference Treasurer: Cian O’ Murchu, Tyndall

Local Conference Administrator: Danny Denton, Tyndall

Exhibits Chair: Oliver Kingston, Tyndall

Tutorials Chair: Stephen Fahy, University College Cork

Student Activities Chair: Simon Elliott, Tyndall

Communications & Outreach: Rachel Power, Tyndall

Publicity & Regional Liaisons Committee Chair: Elva Hickey, Conference Partners

Important Dates

Call for abstracts
1 December 2017

Abstract submission deadline
26 January 2018

Notification of Acceptance
16 March 2018

End of early registration
25 April 2018

Deadline for final papers
11 May 2018

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