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Awards

The following is a list of research projects funded by various national and international bodies, secured by Insight
researchers through the leveraging of the SFI Centres funding. On this page current projects are listed exclusively.

  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Professor Barry O'Sullivan formally became a Member of the Royal Irish Academy at its Admittance Ceremony in Dublin on May 26th.
    Awarding Body
    Royal Irish Academy
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Barry O'Sullivan
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Colm Delaney was awarded the Best Oral Presentation award for his talk "Precise Flow-control using photo-actuated hydrogel valves and PID-Controlled LED actuation" at the 3rd Conference on microfluidic handling systems which was held at the University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands from 4-6 October 2017.
    Awarding Body
    3rd Conference on microfluidic handling systems
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Colm Delaney
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    David Azcona was awarded an ODSC West Scholarship to attend the 2017 Open Data Science conference in San Francisco.
    Awarding Body
    ODSC Scholarship Selection Committee
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    David Azcona
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Dr. Larisa Florea was awarded best oral presentation at the 5th International Symposium on Sensor Science held on 27-29 September 2017 in Barcelona. Larisa's presentation, titled Stimuli-Controlled Manipulation of Synthetic Micrometre-sized “Vehicles” for Bio-inspired Fluidics, by Larisa Florea, Wayne Francis, Colm Delaney and Dermot Diamond,
    Awarding Body
    International Symposium on Sensor Science
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Larisa Florea
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Alan Smeaton, Noel O'Connor, Suzanne Little, Kevin McGuinness, Graham Healy, Feiyan Hu and Owen Corrigan were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their project:Analytics to enable duplicate detection in digital image stores
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Alan Smeaton
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Andrew McCarren, Mark Roantree, Suzanne McCarthy and Fouad Bahrpeyma were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their project: Agri-Analytics in the Beef, Lamb and Pork sectors
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Andrew McCarren
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Noel O'Connor, Johann Issartel, Sarahjane Belton, Cathal Gurrin, Stephen Behan, Cameron Peers and Moohamed Hinbarji were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their project: Moving Well .... Being Well
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Noel O'Connor
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Noel O'Connor, Graham Healy, Feiyan Hu and Owen Corrigan were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their project: Machine Learning Solution for Calf Weaning for the Beef Cattle Industry
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Noel O'Connor
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Ray Walshe, Patrick McNally, Faizan Ahmad, Zaher Hinbarji were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their project: Intelligent Power Analysis Systems for FPGAs
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Ray Walshe
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Andrew McCarren and Mark Roantree were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their Agri-Analytics Start-up
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Andrew McCarren
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Noel O'Connor, Suzanne Little, Dian Zhang, Kevin McGuinness, Mark Marsden and Camille Ballas were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their project: Smart Stadium Croke Park National Test-bed
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Noel O'Connor
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Alan Smeaton and team were awarded a 2014 Invent Commercialisation Award for multiple sponsored PhD research projects in the area of sensor and social semantic data, statistical computing and decision making leveraging HANA
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2014
    Awardee
    Alan Smeaton
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Ray Walshe, Kevin Casey and Moohamad Hinbarji were awarded a 2014 Invent Commercialisation Award for their project: Smartphone based app which records nutrition, heart-rate and exercise to determine best course to achieve target fitness level
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2014
    Awardee
    Ray Walshe
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Kevin Collins, Noel O'Connor and Kevin McGuinness were awarded a 2014 Invent Commercialisation Award for their project Xtremepush - a mobile analytics and app engagement solution with indoor location technology based on WiFi and Bluetooth
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2014
    Awardee
    Kevin Collins
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Kieran Moran, Noel O'Connor, Catherine Woods, Noel McCaffrey, Niall Moyna, David Monaghan, Deirdre Walsh were awarded a 2014 DCU Invent Commercialisation Award for their project Smartphone enabled sensor-based exercise and physical activity platform allowing remote participation in CR exercise & PA programmes
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Kieran Moran
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Marc Assens Reina, Dr Kevin McGuinness and Professor Noel O’Connor along with Dr Xavier Giró-i-Nieto won the award for Best Scan Path Prediction & Best Scan Path Prediction Student Prize at the Salient 360 IEEE ICME Grand Challenge 2017 in Hong Kong.
    Awarding Body
    Salient 360 IEEE ICME Grand Challenge 2017
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Noel O'Connor
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Keana de Guzman was awarded one of two best poster awards at the 2017 Insight Students' conference for her poster "Smart Tattoos for Non-Invasive Skin Diagnostics"
    Awarding Body
    Insight
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Keana De Guzman
  • Awarding Body
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Nic Wilson
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Emer Duffy, who is supervised by Dr. Aoife Morrin, wont best SPIM poster 2016 last week at the Skin Physiology International Meeting in Vichy, France. Her poster was entitled " Non-Invasive Analytical Tools for Monitoring Epidermal Hyration and Volatile Skin Emissions".
    Awarding Body
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Emer Duffy
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    UCD Best Paper: UCD Insight PhD student Siobhan Grayson won the Best Paper Award at the 2nd International Workshop on Computational History and Data- Driven Humanities, for her work on creating character social networks from literature. 
    Awarding Body
    International Workshop on Computational History and Data- Driven Humanities
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Siobhan Grayson

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