Consultants

Prof. Maire O'Neill RAEng Fellow

Prof. Maire O'Neill RAEng Fellow

Description

Prof O’Neill obtained a Master of Engineering with distinction and a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast

Area(s) of Expertise

Máire O’Neill (née McLoone) obtained a Master of Engineering with distinction and a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast in 1999 and 2002 respectively.

She held a prestigious 5-year UK Royal Academy of Engineering research fellowship from 2003 to 2008 in the area of cryptographic algorithms and architectures for system-on-chip. She is the recent recipient of a £1.2M Leadership fellowship grant funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to conduct research into next generation data security architectures. She has received numerous awards for her research. She was awarded the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) prize at the 2006 IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year event and in 2007 was named British Female Inventor of the Year at the British Female Inventors & Innovators Network (BFIIN) awards.

She is an IEEE Circuits & Systems for Communications (CASCOM) Technical committee member and is currently treasurer of the Executive Committee of the IEEE United Kingdom and Ireland (UKRI) Section. She is a fellow of the HEA and a member of the IET, IEEE and the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR).

Institution

Queen's University Belfast

Project Funding

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