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Mobile and Internet Systems Laboratory

The activities and members of the Mobile & Internet Systems Lab are now part of the “nasc research” centre. Please visit

The Mobile & Internet Systems Laboratory is a research laboratory within the School of Computer Science and Information Technology at University College Cork. The Laboratory conducts research in the areas of computer networking and systems, with a focus on applications in the mobile/wireless and multimedia domains.

The MISL is led by Professor Cormac J. Sreenan. The Laboratory was founded in year 2000 after Prof. Sreenan joined UCC from AT&T (Bell) Labs in the USA. Currently, over 15 research students and staff are involved in various research projects as part of the Mobile and Internet Systems Laboratory.

The Laboratory currently has four major research areas of interest:

  • Video Streaming and Content Delivery Optimisation
  • Quality of Service/Experience in Wireless Networks
  • Next-generation Telecoms Networks
  • Wireless Sensor Networks

News and Events

13 May 2024

Vacancy - Post Doctoral Researcher in the area of Dependable and Secure Internet of Things Networks (CONNECT) , School of Computer Science and Information Technology, UCC

One Post-Doctoral position is available in the area of Dependable and Secure Internet of Things Networks (CONNECT) (24 months)   This Post Doctoral Researcher position provides an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and inclusive research team at University College Cork (UCC), working within the large-scale national CONNECT research centre, hosted by UCC’s new nasc research centre and under the supervision of three high-profile professors in the area of the Internet of Things.
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Dr Aisling O'Driscoll, Brian McCarthy, Dr Ahmed Zahran
11 Jan 2024

Congratulations to Brian McCarthy on successfully defending his PhD thesis with minor corrections

Congratulations to Brian who successfully defended his PhD thesis on 11th January 2024. Thesis Title: Modelling and Enhanced Scheduling in the Cellular Vehicular Sidelink Standards Supervisor: Dr. Aisling O’Driscoll Advisor: Prof. Cormac Sreenan Internal Supervisor: Dr. Ahmed Zahran External Examiner: Prof. Claudia Campolo, Università Mediterranea of ​​Reggio Calabria, Italy The recommendation was Award on condition of minor amendments.
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15 Nov 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Sherwin on his PhD conferring in Computer Science .

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Sherwin on his PhD conferring in Computer Science on November 15th, 2023. Thesis Title: Leveraging Network State for Software-Defined Data Centre Network Management Supervisor: Prof. Cormac Sreenan Advisor: Prof. Ken Brown We wish Dr. Jonathan Sherwin well in his future career.
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16 Oct 2023

Position Filled - PhD Studentship Position (SFI CONNECT P2 – MLWICON)

This position has been filled. We are seeking to fill a PhD Studentship position, aligned with the CONNECT Centre research area of Dependable Networks.
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Mobile and Internet Systems Laboratory

Department of Computer Science, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Western Road, Cork, Ireland.