Industry and Alumni

Industry Collaboration

The Department is actively collaborating on a local as well as global level with industry and external academic colleagues and examples of such interactions are listed next.


Mercy University Hospital, Cork

Project: Device for improved colorectal cancer surgery


Cork Institute of Technology Medical Engineering Design and Innovation Centre (MEDIC)

Project: Tibial nail implant device


Surgical Planning Laboratory at Harvard Medical School, Harvard Univ., USA

Project: Electromagnetic guidance for bronchoscopy


Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (LEES), MIT, USA

Project: Self-deployed magnetic systems


Molecular Medicine Ireland

Project: Magnetic coupling for feeding tube placement


Teijin DuPont Films, Scotland

Project: Design and implementation of a high-performance portable digital tachometer

Nottingham University, University of Zilina, University of Bari, University of Malta

Project: Marie Curie Early stage training 2004-2008 Electrical Conversion and Conditioning Technology

Analog Devices, Inc.

Project: Analog RF ICs


UCC EEE Department alumni have gone on to make professional contributions at leading research and corporate institutions around the globe. The list next is a sampling of some of our graduates.

Cormac Conroy, PhD Univ. of California Berkeley, Vice-President, Qualcomm, USA

Deirdre O'Brien, PhD Stanford University, Analyst Google, CA.

Stephen O'Driscoll, PhD Stanford Univ., Asst. Professor Univ. of California-Davis

Mike Flynn, PhD Carnegie Mellon University, Associate Professor, University of Michigan

Fergus Hurley, MS MIT, Founder/CEO Focal Laboratories, San Francisco

Ger Hurley, MS MIT, IEEE Fellow, Professor National University of Ireland Galway

Kaveh Hosseini, PhD, UCC, Postdoc Fellow California Institute of Technology, Cypress Semiconductor

Ann Kelleher, BS, MS UCC, Vice President, Intel, USA.

Mike McAuliffe, CEO Powervation, USA

David Murphy, PhD Univ. of California, Los Angeles

John Mullins, BS, MS UCC, MBA Univ. of California-Davis, CEO Bord Gáis, Ireland

Olive Murphy, PhD UCC, Postdoc Fellow, Imperial College London

Rory McInerney, BS, MS UCC, Exec. MBA, Stanford Univ., Vice President Intel, USA, 2009 UCC Distinguished Alumnus Award.

John R. Scannell, BS, MS UCC, MBA Harvard, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Moog Inc., New York

Francis O'Sullivan, PhD MIT, Executive Director Energy Sustainability Challenge MIT

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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