Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Dr.

Contact First Name: Joseph

Contact Surname: O\'Mahony

Contact Address:

Nanotechnology Research Group, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland

Telephone Contact Number: +353(0)51845660

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address:

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: Waterford Institute of Technology

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: www.winipt.eu

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Sensor technologies, Plasmon resonance, Optical, Mechanical sensing techniques. Energy Harvesting for Sensors, DSSC, OPV, Thermoelectric Scanning Probe Microscopy, Quantitative Nanomechanical Mapping, Kelvin Probe Microscopy, Conductive AFM, Photoconductive AFM, Tunnelling AFM, STM, Light Emission STM. Solar PV outdoors, PV amenity lighting, PV characterisation and yield prediction. Wireless sensors, Energy Harvested Wireless sensors and display technologies.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Plasmonics, SPM, AFM, STM, Sensors, BioSensor, OPV, DSSC, Energy Harvesting, Solar, PV

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:

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

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:

Transition towards a green economy through eco-innovation

 Foster resource efficiency through digital systems

 Strengthen eco-innovative technologies, processes, services and products including exploring ways to reduce the quantities of raw materials in production and consumption, and overcoming barriers in this context and boost their market uptake

Focus Areas

 Personalising health and care

 Smart cities and communities

→ Competitive low-carbon energy

 Energy Efficiency

 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


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


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