Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Individual Researcher Profile

Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Ms.

Contact First Name: Aoife

Contact Surname: Moloney

Contact Address:

C/O Nimbus Center, CIT, Bishopstown, Cork.

Telephone Contact Number: 0876104111

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address: aoife.moloney@cit.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Research Institute

Higher Education Organisation Name: Cork Institute of Technology

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate: Nimbus

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: http://nimbus.cit.ie/

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
The Water Systems and Services Innovation Center (WSSIC) at the Nimbus Center CIT, is a project collaboration between CIT, and Cork City and County Councils. WSSIC creates an expert resource in modernizing Ireland’s water infrastructure by taking advantage of Nimbus’ technological knowledge and leveraging both Councils’ experience in Water Resource operation. The remit is to conduct innovative research projects for the benefit of both Irish companies and Ireland in water-related technologies. WSSIC harnesses state-of-the-art technology, innovations and leadership in water quality monitoring, leakage reporting & repair, remote monitoring and much more. WSSIC specialises in smart embedded systems, wireless monitoring, remote control systems, data visualisation, and sensor technologies.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Water Systems Management Remote sensing and monitoring Embedded smart systems - sensors, controllers, invisible computers Water network management systems Water and wastewater treatment Innovative water and wastewater technologies Improving operational efficiency

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

 EPA Water Research Pillar
 Sustainable Environment Research
 Climate Change Research
 Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups


EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Climate Change


Interests indicated in the Climate Change Joint Programming Initiative

χNo Climate Change JPI sub-interests specified

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

No information specified

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

No information specified

Water


Interests indicated in the Water Joint Programming Initiative

 Maintaining Ecosystem Sustainability

 Developing safe water systems for the citizens

 Implementing a water-wise bio-based economy

 Promoting competitiveness in the water industry

 Closing the water cycle gap

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

Experience of participation in expert groups in this area

Any relevant information in relation to Participation in WssTP or other relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects

Other areas of expertise:


Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 website

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Fighting and adapting to climate change

Sustainably managing natural resources and ecosystems

 Developing integrated approaches for the sustainable management of water-related challenges

Transition towards a green economy through eco-innovation

Global environmental observation and information systems

Interest indicated in this area

Focus Areas

 Smart cities and communities

→ Competitive low-carbon energy

 Energy Efficiency

 Waste: a resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials

 Water innovation: boosting its value for Europe

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.


Relevant EU Research Experience

Information in relation to Participation in relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation was involved in.


LIFE and COST Actions





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Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency

 Biodiversity

 Environmental Governance and Information


COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:


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