Prof. Jim Duggan is a Personal Professor at the School of Computer Science, National University of Ireland Galway. Prof. Duggan has held a range of senior roles with NUIG, including Head of Department (two terms), Vice-Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, and has served on the Standing Committee and Academic Council. Prof. Duggan is a member of the Ryan Institute, the Data Science Institute, and is a Funded Investigator at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics. Prof. Duggan is a Managing Editor of the System Dynamics Review, and his research interests span simulation, mathematical modelling and data science, with applications in public health. Prof. Duggan is a member of the Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group (IEMAG), and also a member of the World Health Organisation’s Global Outbreak and Response Network.
Update Research Focus and Applications
- Personal Prof in Computer Science at University of Galway
- Research Areas: system dynamics, mathematical modelling, data science and public health informatics
- Focus on the design of dynamic simulation models to support public health policy analysis including modelling infectious disease transmission and health systems sustainability and capacity analysis
- Managing Editor of the System Dynamics Review
- Member of Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group (IEMAG), and WHO Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN)
- €3M in research funding (EI, SFI, EU, Gates Foundation, Health Service Executive)
- 180+ Publications, H-index 32, Over 3,500 citations
- Industry collaborations with the HSE, WHO, Department of Health, Novartis.