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Professor John McCanny

CBE FRS FREng IEEE Fellow FIAE MRIA FIET FInstP FIEI

Director of ECIT

Photo of John McCanny E-mail: J dot McCanny at ecit dot qub dot ac dot uk
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 1800
Fax: +44 (0)28 9097 1702
Room: 02/06
Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology,
Titanic Quarter
Postal
Address:
The Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT)
Queen’s University Belfast
NI Science Park
Queen’s Road
Queen’s Island
Belfast
BT3 9DT


Research Interests:  

Professor John McCanny is an international authority in the design of silicon integrated circuits for Digital Signal Processing, having made many pioneering contributions to this field.

He co-founded two successful high technology companies, Audio Processing Technology Ltd., and Amphion Semiconductor Ltd, a leading supplier of System-on-Chip cores for video compression (now part of Entropic Communications Inc.)

Research Clusters:   Secure Digital Systems
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School & University 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Director of the Institute of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Principal Investigator, Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT - www.csit.qub.ac.uk
  • Professor of Microelectronics Engineering
External Activities:  
  • Member of Council, Royal Academy of Engineering, 2008-11
  • Member of International Committee, Royal Academy of Engineering, 2009-12
  • Royal Society Sectional Committee 4 2004-6, Chair 2005, 2006 (Election to Fellowship - Engineering)
  • Board Member Ireland's Tyndall National ICT Institute 2004-
  • Member International Advisory Board, the German) "Excellence Initiative" Centre for Ultra High Speed Mobile Information and Communication, UMIC, the University of Aachen, 2007-
  • Member of UK EPSRC's ICT Strategic Advisory Team, 2006-11
  • UK HEFCE, 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, member sub-panel 24, Electrical and Electronics Engineering


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