Dominic is Director of the Intelligent Efficiency Research Group (IERG) an award winning team of PhD and Masters Researchers specialising in the advancement of the next generation of energy efficiency technologies.
Areas of research interest include energy efficiency and demand side management in industry and buildings. More specifically Dominic’s research considers using IT to support this increasingly important area of Engineering.
Dominic formerly led an energy consultancy business and has supported a number of multinationals across Ireland, Europe and the US in reducing energy consumption. He has maintained industry links since returning to academia working with a number of industries in his I2E2 (Innovation for Ireland’s Energy Efficiency) research projects, such as Intel, De Puy, Xerox, Analog and Hewlett Packard. Dominic has also worked with IERC (International Energy Research Centre) which includes Bell Labs and UTRC (United Technology Research Centre) amongst its member companies.
Dominic continues to work with National and International Energy Agencies and is a representative on Ireland's Energy Standards Consultative Committee.