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Professor Sean McLoone

Director of Energy, Power and Intelligent Control research cluster

Photo of Sean McLoone E-mail: s dot mcloone at qub dot ac dot uk
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 4125
Fax: +44 (0)28 9097 5449
Room: 08.026
Ashby Building,
Stranmillis Road
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,
The Queen's University Belfast,
Ashby Building,
Stranmillis Road Belfast,

Research Interests:  
  • Intelligent systems; 
  • System identification, fault diagnosis and statistical process control;
  • Artificial intelligence inspired adaptive learning algorithms and optimization techniques;
  • Optimization and control of renewable energy and demand side management systems;
  • Soft sensing (virtual metrology), predictive maintenance and control of advanced manufacturing processes;
  • Autonomous robotics
Research Clusters:   Energy, Power and Intelligent Control
School & University 
External Activities:  


  • Associate Editor , Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control (2010- )
  • Member, IET Academic Accreditation Committee (2012- )
  • Member, Accreditation Board of Engineers Ireland (2008- )
  • Member, IFAC Technical Committee on Cognition and Control (2005- )
  • Treasurer, Irish Systems and Control Committee (Ireland's NMO for IFAC)
  • Past Chairman (2010-2011), Chairman (2006-2009), Vice-Chairman (2006), Secretary (2002-2005) of United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland (UKRI) Section of the IEEE.
  • Founder and inaugural Chairman (2004-2006), IEEE Communication and Control Ireland Joint Chapter of the IEEE UKRI Section.