Carlos Tighe

Research Associate

Mr. Tighe is a Research Associate with the Applied Innovations team  at the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics at the University of Galway. He initially studied philosophy before moving into the computer sciences. His work involves the application of research in industry settings. He has worked on the Participate project; an online CBT application, the Global Energy Management System project with Boston Scientific, and more recently the H2020 Atlas project with the MaREI Centre.


Carlos is currently working on the PANDEM-2 project ( PANDEM-2 is a H2020 EU-funded project that aims to develop new solutions for efficient, EU-wide pandemic management. The goal of PANDEM-2 is to prepare Europe for future pandemics through innovations in training and to build capacity between EU member states responding to pandemics on a cross-border basis.


Mr Tighe has studied locally in the University of Galway. He received a BA in Arts and then went on to complete an MA in philosophy. He completed the Higher Diploma (Software Design and Development—Industry Stream) and moved into the computer sciences in 2013. He has been working within the Applied Innovations in the Data Science Institute at the University of Galway, and at Insight; an SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics, where he works with industry on various projects.