Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Individual Researcher Profile

Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Prof.

Contact First Name: Dermot

Contact Surname: Diamond

Contact Address:

National Centre for Sensor Research Dublin City University Dublin 9 Ireland

Telephone Contact Number: 01 7005404

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address: dermot.diamond@dcu.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: Dublin City University

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: www.ncsr.ie

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Chemical sensors; sensor networks; autonomous chemo/biosensor platforms & instrument prototyping; microfluidics; analytical chemistry; detection of nutrients, metals, organics; deployments in fresh and marine waters; gas/air particularly CO2/methane sampling & real-time remote monitoring; deployments at landfills, anaerobic digestion facilities; applications in fracking monitoring

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
chemical sensors, autonomous sensing platforms, water & air/gas monitoring, nutrients, carbon dioxide and methane, landfill, anaerobic digestion, fracking

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

I have participated in high level strategy in the past and i am willing to do this in the future


EU Research Partnerships

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

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

 Developing safe water systems for the citizens

 Promoting competitiveness in the water industry

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

Remote monitoring of water quality using autonomous chemical and bio-sensing platforms Development and validation of novel analytical approaches for environmental monitoring of water quality

Involvement in EU-funded research projects

Multiple; NAPES (coordinator) Aquawarn ConnonSense All are starting dec 2013; all are focused on novel methods for remote monitoring of water quality

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:

Global environmental observation and information systems

Interest indicated in this area

Focus Areas

 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.

I have been involved in multiple EU projects for the past 20 years; both as coordinator and as participating partner.


LIFE and COST Actions





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Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:


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

Partner in MPNS COST Action MP1205 Advances in Optofluidics: Integration of Optical Control and Photonics with Microfluidics


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