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What is Virtual Reality and how can my company apply it?

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Virtual Reality (VR) is an interactive immersive software and hardware-based experience that allows users to enjoy a simulated three-dimensional world using a head mounted…

WIT Electronic Engineering student joins smart energy team to develop remote field device

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In Internet of Things (IoT) development, relying on the availability of field devices can pose different challenges, particularly in the smart energy space.  These…

Publication: Visual Object Tracking

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Dr. Hamdan Awan, postdoctoral research fellow in TSSG, has co-authored a paper outlining the significance of visual object tracking with many societal and industry…

WIT named the Sunday Times Institute of Technology of the Year for the third time

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Award acknowledges WIT’s contribution to date as an institute of technology and is a vote of confidence in its ambitious plans for the future…

Publication: Using Engineering to Control Brain Signals

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Geoflly Adonias has been a researcher in the area of Computational Neuroscience under TSSG's Brain Initiative and recently published a paper in Frontiers in…
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Ireland’s first ever ‘Space Region’ established as academics in TSSG at WIT and CIT join forces

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Big Bertha at the Blackrock Castle Observatory Society, Economy and Environment (SEE) Space network bids to forge links with European Space Agency TWO world-renowned…

Smart Garments – What are they used for?

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Smart garments and intelligent textiles are a result of an innovative convergence between fabrics and electronics. Merging these two creates a new level of…

SOGNO: a successful H2020 Smart Energy project aimed at stabilising the grid

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SOGNO consortium visiting Kilkenny Castle, 2018 The distribution grid faces several growing challenges that will continue to adversely affect the stable and reliable supply…

COVID19 VR project is shortlisted at the prestigious KTI Impact Awards

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Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) are finalists in two of the three categories at the annual Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) Impact Awards 2020. This…

Two researchers in WIT will embark on a three month visit to international Universities

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Bruna Fonseca and Dr. Dixon Vimalajeewa, both from the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) in Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have been awarded…

Waterford researchers trailblazing the future of eTextiles and Smart Materials 

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eTextiles and Smart Materials Innovation Lab (eTex) People are in contact with textiles for up to 98 percent of their lives and such textiles…
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Waterford putting INNOVATION on the map in WIT’s West Campus

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Pictured L-R: Kevin Doolin, TSSG, Prof. John Nolan, NRCI, Niall O’Reilly, PMBRC, Dr. James O’Sullivan, WIT, Prof. Willie Donnelly, WIT, John Windle, WIT Arena,…
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European agri-tech project invites Irish SME’s to apply for funding

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The Irish led European Horizon 2020 project, DEMETER, has announced the launch of its first open funding calls, DEVELOP, with a total budget of…
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IFAC talk to TSSG about maximising your R&D potential

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TSSG is the ICT research wing of Waterford Institute of Technology. IFACʼs Lorcan Bannon sat down with Carol Faughnan, Business Development Executive, to discuss…
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A day in the life of a postdoctoral researcher

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Pictured: Dr. Alberto Huertas Celdran, Postdoctoral researcher in TSSG.   How long have you been working in TSSG? I have worked in TSSG for…
Post Covid-19 Industry Insights

Synopsis: COVID-19 Industry Insights Report

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Introduction Since March 2020 we have all been faced with an unprecedented level of challenges and obstacles, we must, and will overcome. This article…

Success for TSSG in European ERASMUS+ funding

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Jim Clarke of Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) group at Waterford Institute of Technology had a successful proposal accepted in the recent 2020…
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TSSG Technology Gateway team offering tech solutions to business and industry in a very different, post-lockdown world

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Pictured: L-R Miguel Ponce de Leon, TSSG Technology Gateway Manager, Carol Faughnan, Business Development Executive and Jim Prendergast, Business Development Executive. An internationally-renowned technology…
Brain Computer Interface

Soon, your brain will be connected to a computer. Can we stop hackers breaking in?

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Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) offer a direct link between the grey matter of our human brains and silicon and circuitry of computers. New technologies always…

Design Thinking & Multi-Actor Approach in NIVA: Step 3 – IDEATE

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Authors: Christine O’Meara (TSSG), Dave Hearne (TSSG) Ursula Kenny (TEAGASC) New IACS Vision In Action (NIVA) a H2020 funded project, aims to develop and…
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RESERVE – Renewables in a Stable Electric Grid

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In September 2016, as part of a consortium of partners from across Europe led by Ericsson, the TSSG attended the kick off meeting for…

WIT and TSSG join Lero, the SFI Research Centre for Software

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World-leading SFI research centre expands to include WIT and TSSG researchers Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, has announced that it…

Smart Agri Hubs Latest Open Calls

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SmartAgriHubs is a €20 M EU project under the Horizon 2020 instrument, that brings together  a consortium of over 164 partners in the European agri-food sector. The…

Health Research Board funds Applied Healthcare student to advance skills in ICT in Waterford Institute of Technology

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Saoirse Hartley, a fourth year Applied Health Care student in Waterford Institute of Technology, has been awarded a coveted summer student internship funded by…

TSSG wins COVID-19 response prize at coveted Copernicus Hackathon 

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The morning of 9th June, 2020 saw the beginning of the week-long Copernicus Hackathon Cork, an innovative and exciting collaboration organised by the National…

Dairy and forestry voices speak up on data sharing

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The sensitivities around agricultural data sharing is the focus of new research being undertaken by smart-agri specialists at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and…
Photo L-R: Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation, TSSG and Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research, TSSG.

WIT ranks above all Institutes of Technology combined in European ICT research funding

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Photo L-R: Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation, TSSG and Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research, TSSG.       Photo Credit: Patrick Browne Recent EU…

TSSG Researchers win Best Paper Award at ECTI-CON 2020 in Thailand

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Researchers at TSSG combined their expertise in Cybersecurity and Molecular Communications to investigate a scenario where the behaviour of bacteria populations was maliciously affected…

TSSG SUCCESS IN €12M HORIZON 2020 PROJECT AWARD

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TSSG had a big win in the Horizon 2020 call entitled FOOD 2030 - Empowering cities as agents of food system transformation (ID: CE-FNR-07-2020),…

Webinar on Internationalisation of Research and Innovation features a WIT-TSSG project

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Pictured: Jim Clarke and the other Webinar Panellists  Due to his previous work in international collaboration with Brazil, TSSG group’s Jim Clarke was an invited…

Meet the The TSSG Technology Gateway Team – Carol Faughnan

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Pictured - Carol Faughnan, Business Development Executive at TSSG Tell us a bit about the TSSG Technology Gateway The Telecommunications Software and Systems Group…

A device that can keep the virus away from a beer bottle!

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There is no specific unit that is used in bars to sanitise the beer bottles before serving the beer to the customers. Health and…

Global Conference Hosted from Tramore Kitchen Table

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A global communications conference with over 2,000 virtual delegates and 1,100 academic papers is being coordinated and run from a kitchen table in Tramore.…

WIT to get share of €6 Million Enterprise Ireland Research Equipment Investment

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The Capital Funding Programme provides industry with access to critical, leading-edge equipment and infrastructure which will help them to build resilience. Industry in the…

Augmented Reality in the Time of COVID-19

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COVID-19 has led to a global acceleration in the adoption of telecommunication and telepresence technologies. The ‘new normal’ which has been established in the…

TSSG invited to represent EU agri-tech research to Brazil counterparts

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  An online conference ‘Fostering STI twinning activities between EU and Brazil’ took place on Friday 22nd May. The aim of this conference was…

Virtual Reality: The Modern Education Method

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The Virtual and Augmented Reality team in TSSG have combined visual and kinaesthetic learning tools to raise awareness of COVID-19. Aimed at children aged…

Design Thinking & Multi-Actor Approach in NIVA: Step 2 – DEFINE

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Authors: Christine O’Meara (TSSG), Dave Hearne (TSSG) New IACS Vision In Action (NIVA) a H2020 funded project, aims to develop and implement technologies that…

TSSG Researcher Jim Clarke takes part in “The contribution of NGI in re-design the post COVID-19 society” Webinar

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On the 20th of May, 2020, Jim Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group of WIT participated in a webinar organised by the NGI…

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) research and concepts for combating COVID-19 

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Author: Dr Ruisong Han  Across the world, health authorities, governments, companies, and academia are working together tightly and tirelessly to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.…

COVID-19 Research: Ensuring Social Distancing through Wearable Technology

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 Wearable electronic device to monitor social distancing.  Researchers are working towards an inconspicuous wearable solution to track and assess the social distancing measures by…

COVID-19 Research: Safe-To-Work: Blockchain-based Certification of Compliance with Public Health Policies  

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Block-chain Safe-to-Work certification for people returning to work.  While the current stay-at-home policy helps to suppress the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the impact…

COVID-19 Research: Contact Quotas to prevent COVID-19  

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Technology has played a critical role in the society of today as many people transition to remote working, remote schooling, remote shopping and remote…

 COVID-19 Research: Clinical Data as a Service platform (CDaaS) 

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Overall workflow of the Machine Learning (ML) system in CDaaS  The global problem of antibiotic resistance is fast becoming one of the major scientific…

COVID-19 Research: Molecular Communication Modelling of COVID-19 in the Respiratory System  

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When the COVID-19 virus enters the respiratory system, it uses the Angiotensin Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE2), found in the respiratory system, to bind and enter cells. Once COVID-19 has…

COVID-19 Research: Treating Lung Tissue Damage due to COVID-19

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The COVID-19 virus knows no boundaries. Breathing difficulties and shortness of breath are a key indicator of the illness and fatality rates are high…

TSSG Technology Gateway update their company engagement strategy to support businesses online 

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The Technology Gateway in the Telecommunications and Software Systems Group (TSSG) is a partnership between Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and Enterprise Ireland which…

TSSG researcher participates as a panellist in the webinar #StartupsKillTheVirus

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On the 28th of April, 2020, Jim Clarke from the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group at Waterford Institute of Technology participated as a panellist…

Funding Wins Over €3.3M will Help Agri-Research in Ireland

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Read about the 4 different research projects aimed at supporting sustainable and competitive agricultural production practices and policies. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and…

Irelands First Remote Startup Weekend – Fighting Back Against Covid-19 in a Global Effort

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With the global pandemic reaching what many hope to be is its peak around the world, the number of issues and the scale of…

TSSG researchers apply their ICT expertise to help overcome COVID-19 

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The global pandemic (Covid-19 or SARS-COV-2) has so far killed thousands of people and continues to threaten many more in the very near future.…

Dr. Genaro Longoria successfully defends his PhD thesis

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Dr. Genaro Longoria successfully defended his PhD thesis at his Viva Voce on 6th April 2020, which took place remotly with Dr. Stepan Ivanov as…

Design Thinking & Multi-Actor Approach in NIVA: Step 1 – EMPATHISE

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Ursula Kenny (Teagasc), Christine O’Meara (TSSG), Dave Hearne (TSSG) This second blog post in our NIVA mini-series provides an overview of the first step…

Dr. Michael Donohoe successfully defends his PhD thesis

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Pictured: Dr. Donohoe, with his supervisors and PhD thesis Examiners after his successful Viva Voce on Monday the 20th of January 2020 at the TSSG Boardroom.…

Latest Research Annual Report Shows Leap in Research Funding at WIT

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Pictured L-R: Kathryn Kiely, Dr. James O’Sullivan, Eimear Fitzpatrick, Dr. Mark White, Philomena Treacy, Susie Cullinane, Josephine Holohan, Celine Corcoran, Jonathan Brazil, Carol Kennedy,…

TSSG part of the consortium for a €5 million H2020 funded energy project

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Darren Leniston and David Ryan are part of the Team of Researchers and Engineers in TSSG working on the EdgeFLEX Project Building on work…

Help Ireland Fight COVID-19 by Joining Techstars Online Startup Weekend

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Inventors, innovators and developers from across Ireland are being urged to join forces with some of the world’s top mentors, industry experts and partners…

Design Thinking & Multi-Actor Approach in NIVA

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Authors, Christine O'Meara and Dave Hearne Welcome to our new mini blog series which outlines how Design Thinking and a Multi Actor Approach has…

The Funding and Supports Available to help cope with Covid-19

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In these times of uncertainty, it is important to highlight some of the funding and supports available to researchers and businesses during the Covid-19…

Enterprise Week for TSSG

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Enterprise Week (March 2nd - 6th) was an opportunity to recognise the fine work carried out by local businesses across Ireland, it was also…

Waterford Institute of Technology and Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam join FutureNeuro

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We are delighted to announce that Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have joined FutureNeuro as an academic partner. FutureNeuro is the SFI Research Centre…

A day in the life of a Software Developer – Renewable Energy Research

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Pictured: Niall Grant a Software Developer in the area of Renewable Energy Research   How long you’re working in TSSG? I’ve been working for…

WIT Research Centres collaborate on the future of vision testing technologies

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Pictured is Ian Mills, TSSG; Frances Cleary, TSSG; Prof. John Nolan, NRCI;  Emmanuel Ankamah, NRCI and Paul Hickey, TSSG EXPERTS in tech and nutrition…

Waterford tech experts bid to predict depression earlier in patients who’ve undergone cancer treatment

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TSSG global coordinator in €5 million FAITH project The FAITH team at TSSG in WIT. From left: Yahya Almardeny, Junior Software Systems & Machine…

All you need to know about NGIatlantic.eu’s 1st Open Call Webinar, 26 March 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 CET

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This webinar is the first of a series to be organised around the NGIatlantic.eu Open Calls. It will introduce the NGIatlantic.eu project and opportunities…

Designing an eCall system for TransSec

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Among the major elements of TransSec is the support for pan-European emergency call (eCall) standard. The European Commission eSafety initiative aims to enhance the…

Publication: Distributed and Collaborative High-Speed Inference Deep Learning for Mobile Edge with Topological Dependencies

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Shagufta Henna, a Postdoctoral Researcher/Connect Research Fellow in the area of machine learning for future generation networks, recently had a paper titled "Distributed and…

Publication: Using spatial partitioning to reduce the bit error rate of diffusion-based molecular communications

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Molecular communication is an emerging field which focuses on realising communication between nano-scale devices  and especially the internet of bio-nano things. A key characteristic…

Publication: Machine Learning Based Fog Computing Assisted Data-Driven Approach For Early Lameness Detection in Dairy Cattle

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Lameness is a condition that affects the locomotion patterns of livestock. Timely lameness detection is one of the major and costliest health problems in…

WIT starts 2020 as leading Institute of Technology for H2020 funding

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Pictured is the research support unit team The research support unit team deliver information sessions on the various funding programmes, facilitate training opportunities on every…

agROBOfood is offering 2.65 M€ to SMEs through its’ 1st Open Call for Innovation Experiments

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agROBOfood is offering 2.65 M€ to SMEs through its’ 1st Open Call for Innovation Experiments. agROBOfood is a Horizon 2020 project aiming to build a…

Publication: Digital Logic Operations using Synthetically Engineered Neurons

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Epilepsy is a neurodegenerative disease identified by its characteristic synchronized high-frequency neuronal activity, also known as seizures, in specific parts of the brain and,…

A day in the life of a PhD Researcher

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Pictured is Grainne Dilleen (Right) and her PhD Supervisor Dr. Ethel Claffey. WIT School of Business (Left)    How long have you been working…

EU meets US in a Next Generation Internet Programme led by TSSG

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Mr. James Clarke, a researcher in the Telecommunications Systems Software Group (TSSG) at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has been awarded funding of €3.5…

TSSG H2020 project TO-EURO-5G finishes with top marks

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TSSG H2020 project TO-EURO-5G finishes with top marks The H2020 5G PPP’s TO-EURO-5G project ran for the period June, 2017 until August, 2019, with…

SmartAgriHubs is celebrating its one-year anniversary

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From the 9th to the 11th of March in Bucharest, Romania, the SmartAgriHubs Stakeholder Conference will celebrate the achievement of one of the largest…

Dr. Daniel Martins successfully defends his PhD thesis

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Dr Daniel Martins successfully defended his PhD thesis at his Viva Voce on 25th November 2019, with Dr Chun Tung Chou (University of New…

Dr. Alberto Huertas represents TSSG on collaborative visit to Australia and at IEEE conference in China

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About 200 hundred kilometres north of Sydney, we find Newcastle, the largest coal exporting harbour in the world and a quiet city of the…

Using Neural Communications to enable Targeted Drug-delivery in the Human Brain

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The following presentation describes the potential use of the vagus nerve to transmit modulated data pulses to an embedded drug-delivery system in the brain. Energy harvesting is used…

TSSG Brain Initiative – Overview of Nano and Molecular Communications and Brain Implants

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Below is a presentation given by Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at TSSG, in which he presented his current research in developing miniature…

LIR Seminar: Artificial Intelligence and Libraries

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LIR HEAnet User Group for Libraries provides a forum for discussion on the use of electronic resources and networks by HEI libraries and assists…

AI and Machine Learning for Technologists: Waterford Tech Meetup

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Waterford Tech Meetup celebrated its third birthday recently, providing an opportunity for the tech community in Waterford and surrounding areas to meet in a…

TSSG RESEARCHER AMONG FINAL FIVE IN ‘MAKING AN IMPACT COMPETITION 2019’

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As part of the research communication competition researchers explain why what they are doing matters to Irish society or in a global context Mohit…

Waterford research centres TSSG & PMBRC win at the Technology Ireland Industry Awards

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The eagerly awaited Technology Ireland Industry Awards took place on Friday 22nd November in the Mansion House, Dublin. Considered the most coveted awards ceremony…

TSSG Researcher presents in IEEE Conference on  NFV-SDN 2019, USA

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Nikita Jalodia, a PhD Researcher with the Emerging Networks Lab research unit in TSSG at Waterford Institute of Technology, recently had her work published…

ENTERPRISE IRELAND ARCLABS INVESTMENT TO NURTURE AND GROW SOUTH EAST START-UPS

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ENTERPRISE IRELAND ARCLABS INVESTMENT TO NURTURE AND GROW SOUTH EAST START-UPS Partnership with ArcLabs continues to be an essential element of Enterprise Ireland’s overarching…

TSSG invited to participate in the Agri Food Strategy 2030

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Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation at TSSG and project co-ordinator of the €17m Horizon 2020 funded project, DEMETER, was invited to participate as a…

Leading North American retailers visit Waterford with Enterprise Ireland US & Canadian branches

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Enterprise Ireland welcomed a group of leading retailers to Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and the greater South East region this week as part…

Attending CNSM 2019 in Halifax, Canada: Impressions of a conference and city

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The Conference CNSM (Conference on network and Service Management) is jointly organised and hosted by IEEE Comsoc and IFIP TC6/WG6.6. This year it was…

Researcher’s and business come together at Amplitude 2019

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The second Amplitude conference, hosted by the Technology Transfer offices and Research Centres from Waterford Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Carlow, welcomed…

TSSG participants to Education in Ireland recruitment fairs for Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Post-docs students from around India

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On behalf of the WIT International Office, Dr Sheila O’Donohoe from the WIT School of Business and James Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and…

Precision Agriculture Hub to link up with public at Amplitude

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A new digital innovation hub which will drive the digital transformation of Europe's Agri-Food sector is reaching out to SME’s, Start Ups, colleges, research organisations, …

Publication: Subsidies-Free Renewable Energy Trading: A Meta Agent Approach

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Distributed energy resources (DER) are becoming ubiquitous in deregulated electricity markets. Renewables sources take a significant share of the total DER installed capacity. The…

RESEARCHERS AT WIT TO LEAD EUROPEAN PROJECT TO TACKLE STUDENT STRESS

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Pictured at the launch from left are: Dr Mary Reidy (WIT); Dr Carme Rosell Moreno and Dr Ester Mateo Aguilar (Tecnocampus University, Barcelona); Prof…

OpenSky launches new Innovation & Research Division with €1 million investment

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OpenSky, Ireland’s leading GovTech transformation specialist which provides automated solutions to public sector bodies, today announces that it has launched its new Research Projects…

Publication: Creating Logic Circuit Computing from Engineered Bacteria

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Biological systems that are able to detect cancer cells and treat systemic diseases, e.g. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, have recently been synthetically designed using principles…

TSSG Researcher Gets Selected as an Explorer for the Next Generation Internet!

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Mohit Taneja, an Experienced Software Research Engineer and Ph.D. Researcher at the Emerging Networks Lab at TSSG, Waterford Institute of Technology, has had a…

Publication: Self-Organised Laboratories for Smart Campus

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E-learning is a general term traditionally related to learning processes in which electronic communication technologies are used, specifically the Internet and its services, such…

Research Infrastructures Blog 2: The Case for National Research Data Centres

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In the second of the series, Jerry Horgan, TSSG Infrastructure Manager, WIT, discusses the case for national research data centres. Most HEIs have been…

Irish tech experts create smart online protections for precision farming

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Pictured DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation, TSSG The international push for the digitisation of agriculture coupled with the emergence of the…

TSSG Agri-Sprint

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Pictured is the Agri Sprint Participants hard at work  TSSG Agri-Sprint Jonathan is a dairy farmer with more that 300 cows, a situation that is…

TSSG co-hosts ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery

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Pictured is TSSG staff at ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery with Prof. Ian F. Akyildiz.  The TSSG recently co-organized the 6th Association for…

TransSec: Vehicle to Pedestrian (V2P) Mobile Application

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 Figure 1: TransSec Vehicle to pedestrian (V2P) Mobile Application TSSG is developing a mobile application to keep the pedestrians safe during intentional truck attacks. In…

Learn how to access funding and submit a winning proposal at Amplitude 2019

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Building momentum towards Amplitude 2019 at Lyrath Estate Hotel on Wednesday, November 6. Early bird tickets for the long-awaited event remain on sale at…

Landmark DEMETER project to digitally transform Europe’s agri-food sector begins in Waterford

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AGRICULTURAL technology experts from across the globe will be in Waterford and the south east for three days from September 10 for the launch…

Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Video Series: Kevin Doolin

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89g1S9aVTRg Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation at TSSG, talks about enterprise, innovation and the importance of the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Network to the…

TSSG Technology Gateway awarded funding for Mixed Reality Innovation Lab

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TSSG is one of three Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Centres in Waterford Institute of Technology to have been awarded a share of the €6m…

TSSG Wins Cisco Research Grant in the Emerging Field of Fog Computing

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Researchers at the TSSG of Waterford Institute of Technology have received $50,000 funding from CISCO Research Centre to investigate how the internet connected devices…

TSSG Researcher wins 2 awards at JNIC 19 in Spain

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Alberto Huertas Celdrán, a Postdoctoral Researcher in TSSG, recently attended the JNIC 19 conference, and came home with not one but two awards! The…

TSSG present an ICT Architecture for Grid Voltage Control

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 Photo left to right Niall Grant, TSSG, Sean McGuinness, EPRI, Fiona Williams, Ericsson and RE-SERVE Project Manager, Ronan Murphy, ESBN, Brian Carroll, ESB eCars,…

Industry Insight: Aquaculture

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SmarterAquaculture is an Enterprise Ireland funded Commercialisation Fund project which seeks to leverage TSSGs knowledge and expertise in smart aquaculture technologies. The one-year project…

Publication: Distributed Decomposed Data Analytics in Fog Enabled IoT Deployments

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With the exponential growth rate of technology, the future of all activities involves an omnipresence of widely connected devices, or as we better know…

Final review of SpeakNGI.eu project held in Brussels

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On 28th May, 2019, the TSSG led SpeakNGI.eu project held their final review in Brussels. SpeakNGI.eu, which ran from 1 October, 2017 until 31…

Publication: Mixing the light spin with plasmon orbit by nonlinear light-matter interaction in gold

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Light carries spin angular momentum (SAM) in its left- or right-handed circular polarization, and orbital angular momentum (OAM) in spiralling wavefronts that form a…

Meet the AR/VR Team

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AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) are still emerging technologies as we move into a new age of computing.  As TSSG have been…

Funding Win in the 5GINFire Open Call

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Software Research Engineer, Ehsan Elahi, recently won €75,000 funding in the 5GINFIRE Open Call for Experiments. The project is to experiment a graph neural…

UX Awards Shortlist

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We have great news! The Creative Design team are a Finalist in the prestigious UX Awards in the category ‘UX Achievement in Financial Services’…

TSSG’s Agriculture Hub in Kilkenny to Drive Innovation and Growth: Hogan

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A new digital innovation hub in Kilkenny City can drive the digital transformation of Europe's Agri-Food sector, boosting innovation and growth in the region,…

Irish research team playing critical role in ground-breaking brain cancer project, GLADIATOR

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TECHNOLOGY experts in Waterford are bidding to tackle one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer using miniature, implantable devices. TSSG is Ireland’s…

Applying Multimedia skills to AR/VR

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Ryan McCloskey is a Junior Software Developer working in the AR/VR thematic area within the MEPS group at TSSG. Ryan is currently working in…

piSCES & Smart Energy Usage

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The Smart Energy team are working with industrial users with large 24/7 loads who have a degree of flexibility in the timing of that…

ToEuro5G – An Introduction

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To-Euro-5G (Supporting the European 5G PPP) has a prime objective to support the activities of the European 5G Initiative during the second phase of…

Social Network Analysis Based Metric for Characterizing Behavioral Dynamics of Human-Managed Animals

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The generation of vast quantities of data from sensor technologies necessitates the investigation of novel strategies to transform such data into useful metrics, which…

Fine wine, cleaner oceans, improved animal welfare and more as Irish tech experts lead €14 million EU-wide CYBELE project

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Irish tech experts are helping to harness the power of super powered computers to help vineyards across the globe improve grape quality and yields…

TSSG hosts second ‘Towards TeraHertz Communication Workshop’

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Dr. Alan Davy of the Telecommunication Software & Systems Group, WIT has just returned from a very successful second Towards TeraHertz Communications Workshop hosted…

Dr. Zeta Dooly successfully defends her thesis

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Dr. Zeta Dooly successfully defended her thesis at her VIVA on 11th Oct 2018 with external examiners Dr. Ann Torres (NUIG) and Prof. Philip…

TSSG organises an EU – United States Roundtable on Cybersecurity and Privacy in Vienna, Austria

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L-R: James Clarke, Maria Palombini, Felix Barrio, Claudio Caimi On 5th December, 2018, Mr. James Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group of…

Australian Ambassador visits TSSG Research Centre to discuss Agri-Tech.

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The visit was part of the Embassy's mission to keep Australian businesses informed about opportunities developing in Ireland around AgriTech The Australian Ambassador to…

SmartAgriHubs Kick-Off Meeting

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The SmartAgriHubs project is delighted to announce that it will host the SmartAgriHubs kick-off Conference 2019 in Prague. The kick-off conference marks the first…

TSSG welcomes MOU with UPMC

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UPMC Whitfield and WIT staff will partner on research activities across healthcare, ICT and the life sciences, with students to benefit from placement UPMC…

TransSec: A Year in Review

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Within the TransSec project the experience of the consortium for the first year consisted of what can be considered normal in all projects of…

TransSec Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) Communications Demo

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TransSec is an intelligent road transport security system project, funded under the Horizon 2020 Programme. TransSec is a consortium of researchers, innovators and businesses from…

CONNECTed vehicles research in TSSG

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TSSG recently completed AMEND, an industry-targeted research project with Intel Research Lab, Leixlip under the auspices of the CONNECT Research Centre for Future Networks…

Research News: Meet the Bio-Nano Team

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We previously introduced you to the MEPS (Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing) research team, now we delve deeper into the thematic areas the team…

Research News: Meet the Team

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The Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing Research Group (MEPS) in TSSG, Waterford Institute of Technology, led by Research Unit Manager Frances Cleary,  is a…

“What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas”

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As they say, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.”, but because this was an amazing experience, I have to tell you about it!…

Publication: Digital Communications along Peripheral Nerves to Activate Embedded Devices

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A nerve can be visualised as a communications path transporting information via neurons from the body to the brain and vice versa. Individual neurons…

Publication: The use of Control Theory for Regulating Astrocytes Signalling in Ca2+-based Molecular Communications Nanonetworks

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Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death for all ages and the fifth leading cause of death for those 65 years of age…

Ms. Kriti Bhargava defends her PhD Thesis

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Thank God! Those were the first two words that came to mind when somebody asked me how I felt after Kriti’s Viva. Everybody in…

TSSG hosts successful Networking session at ICT 2018 in Vienna, Austria

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The TSSG group of WIT organised a successful networking session entitled EU & India Clustering on IoT technologies for Smart Agriculture at ICT 2018.…

Participants needed to help decide the future of the Internet

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Participants of all ages are required for the Global Citizens’ Debate on the future of Internet that will consist of hundreds of non-expert citizens…

Why work in TSSG? Ask the team!

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Be at the forefront of innovation and work on cutting-edge research by joining the team at TSSG. We focus on a number of areas…

Dr. Alan Davy is making the world a better place!

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Dr. Alan Davy has been listed in Silicon Republic's top 22 'high flying scientists' who are 'making the world a better place' in 2019…

Extend your R&D capability with a €5k Innovation Voucher

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Are you an Irish SME looking for help with research and innovation? Have you a product or service that requires expertise currently outside of your…

A Day in the Life…

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Niall Grant shares his experience of travelling to Bucharest earlier this year for the RE-SERVE Exploitation Seminar and Project Meeting.   Bucharest, a busy city…

Connected Cows project ranked among the top 10 projects in the IEEE ComSoc Student Competition 2018

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Pictured are Dr. Eyal Misha, John Byabazaire and Mohit Taneja. Picture: Patrick Browne IEEE ComSoc Student competition is an annual competition organized by IEEE…

TSSG has a successful project review of EU-US collaboration Horizon 2020 project

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TSSG is a partner in the Horizon 2020 AEGIS project, which stands for Accelerating EU – US Dialogue for Research and Innovation in Cybersecurity…

TSSG’s Technology Gateway featured in THEA’s “Full STEAM ahead”

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TSSG’s Technology Gateway featured in THEA’s "Full STEAM ahead" supplement included in the Irish Independent this week, featured articles on technology across the Institute…

TSSG win TIDA Funding from Science Foundation Ireland.

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TIDA, from Science Foundation Ireland, supports researchers in Ireland to ensure Ireland maintains its position as a leader in cutting-edge research A research project…

TSSG strike a cord with HEBUT, China.

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In October 2018, a delegation led by President Willie Donnelly, from Waterford Institute of Technology visited HEBUT Langfang & Tianjin Campus, China. During the…

TSSG hosts SOGNO Partners in the historic Kilkenny Castle

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The latest meeting for the H2020 SOGNO (Service Orientated Grid) project took place in September of this year. The gathering brought together a number…

EU accelerates the digital transformation of the European agri-food sector

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SmartAgriHubs: 140 Digital Innovation Hubs, 9 regional cluster & 28 flagship innovation experiments The SmartAgriHubs project enables a broad digital transformation of the European…

TransSec – What’s next?

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The TransSec team at TSSG is comprised of four members within the Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing (MEPS) Research Unit, starting with Technical Lead,…

Meet the MEPS Team

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Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing (MEPS) Unit provides expertise and knowledge across three main thematic areas focusing on Bio-Nano Telecommunications, Pervasive Sensing and Embedded…

Publication: Towards Wider Monitoring of Air Quality

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There is a growing worldwide concern over health issues presented by poor air quality, with the World Health Organisation stating that there are 4.2…

TSSG attends the launch of the €40 million VistaMilk SFI Research Centre

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Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at TSSG, joins a consortium of MNC’s, SME’s and Research Organisations as Principal Investigator in the new multi-million-euro…

Researcher presents at the European Transport Conference, Dublin

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A team of researchers from TSSG attended the European Transport Conference in Dublin Castle on 12th October 2018. Software Developer, Nithin Padmaprabhu, presented a…

Dr. Alan Davy attends the US Army Research Workshop on THz Communication.

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Dr. Alan Davy was invited to a US Army Research workshop on THz Wireless Communication at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (October 2018). The…

TSSG involved in building the Next Generation Internet (NGI)

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The Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) of Waterford Institute of Technology, as part of their role in the SpeakNGI.eu project, was involved in…

Publication: Suppressing Bacterial Biofilms through Molecular Communications

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Antimicrobial resistance has become a global concern in recent years, and new techniques are continually being sought to treat bacterial infections without enhancing its…

Director of Research visits ANU, Australia

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Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at the TSSG, recently visited the Australian National University to give a seminar talk. The seminar was part…

Researcher visits University of Buffalo, New York

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Dr. Michael Barros, Experienced post-doc researcher at TSSG, recently visited Prof. Josep Miguel Jornet for two weeks at he UbNano lab, in the University…

WIT-TSSG on a week-long mission in India on clustering NGI topics such as Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things

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Mr. James Clarke (far right in photo) of the TSSG group of Waterford Institute of Technology was recently in India for a number of…

Irish telecoms experts developing security solutions for trucks to avoid their use as terrorist weapons

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Telecommunications, Software & Systems Group (TSSG) at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) secure major role in €3 million secure truck navigation project - TransSec…

TSSG Researcher re-elected to steering board of NEM Technology Platform

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Mr James Clarke retains position on steering board of New European Media Technology Platform, working towards convergence of telecoms and consumer electronics On 30th…

Waterford Institute of Technology announced as Ireland/UK co-ordinator for €20m EU-wide SmartAgriHubs

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Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is to play a central role in the digital transformation of the agri-food sector in Europe. EU Commissioner for…

Meet 3 people breaking down barriers for Women in Technology

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Recently, TSSG has made three key senior appointments in its organisation that also emphasise how TSSG recognises the importance and value of the role…

TSSG researcher wins Outstanding Associate Editor award

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TSSG's researcher Dr. Mubashir Husain Rehmani has been awarded the award of Outstanding Associate Editor of IEEE Access for the year 2017. IEEE Access…

TSSG welcomes six intern students from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

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This summer TSSG welcomes six intern students from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. The visiting students are Pannika Prathjutha, Suprat Promittikul, Karn Piriyapanya, Thitipol Sinkruasuan, Jiranont…

Former carpenter and roofer scaling new heights with future grid projects

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A FORMER carpenter, who 10 years ago, didn’t even know how to insert a USB stick into a computer, is now playing a lead…

TSSG team leading the charge on stable, secure beyond 5G future grid projects

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TECH experts at a top Irish research and innovation hub have teamed up with industry and carefully-selected global partners to catapult the age-old electricity…

Using Bacteria to Collect and Pick up Ebola Virus: A Computational Study

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Currently, Ebola virus outbreak is affecting the Republic Democratic of Congo. While the vaccines developed during the last outbreak in 2014 are still being…

Publication: TSSG Researcher explores the use of Cognitive Radio Networks as a method to improve the Wireless Radio Spectrum

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Wireless radio spectrum is a scarce resource and a few chunks of the bandwidth of these licensed frequency bands sells at auctions for multi-billion…

TSSG researches the importance of integrating Renewable Energy into the Grid

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The current electricity grid is transforming into a smarter grid a.k.a, Smart Grid (SG). One of  the  major  goals  of  the  SG  is to  move…

Multi-Million Euro National Supercomputer based in Waterford

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Since 2013, TSSG has been home to Ireland’s Supercomputer named 'Fionn'. This supercomputer was installed at TSSG's data centre in W.I.T with the Irish Centre…

The future of Autonomous Vehicles in Europe looks promising with Research from Centre’s such as TSSG.

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The Irish Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) Research Showcase took place in Killarney on the 2nd May 2018. The CAV seminar included speakers from…

Tech transfer leading to prestigious interoperability leadership award

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Over the past year the TSSG having been collaborating with the Smart Networks team of ESB, on part of a standardised approach to data modelling…

Precision Dairy – A Universal Agri Tech Sensor System

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Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunication Software and Systems Group (TSSG) was awarded SFI funding in conjunction with Teagasc for a project titled “Using precision…

TSSG turns to ICT in Neuroscience

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Post doc Researcher, Michael Taynnan Barros and Director of Research, Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, both of TSSG, are working on an ICT-based approach to Brain Communication,…

Multi Million Euro TERAPOD Project Overview

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The TERAPOD team have launched a new video giving an overview on the project and the implications this research will have on future networks.…

TSSG Congratulates Immersive VR Education on its IPO in London and Dublin

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L-R Orla Rimmington, Partner, Kernel Capital, Seamus Larrissey – CFO, Immersive VR Education, David Whelan – CEO, Immersive VR Education, Sandra Whelan – COO, Immersive VR Education, Barry…

TSSG attends the 4YFN Conference in Barcelona

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Paul Malone (right) with members of the NGI community and Pearse O'Donohue, Director for Future Networks in the European Commission (third from right) at…

TSSG attends the RDA Innovation Forum 2018

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Research Data Sharing without barriers is a key important topic and a necessity as an enabler to actively encourage and facilitate progressive and impactful…

EU-North America H2020 project DISCOVERY review

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On 8th February, 2018, James Clarke of the TSSG at Waterford Institute of Technology attended the final review of the Horizon 2020 project DISCOVERY,…

Innovation in Services with Morgan McKinley

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  Morgan McKinley - Global Professional Staffing and Talent Management Business. Meeting Clients and Candidates Recruitment needs in 10 Countries, from Toronto to Sydney Interestingly…

EU H2020 project ‘AEGIS’ promotes International Cooperation at the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) Working Group 6 Meeting in Brussels

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AEGIS project participants from INMARK and Waterford Institute of Technology’s TSSG (WIT-TSSG) actively participated to the meeting of ECSO Working group 6, which focused…

Rise of the regions: Which areas of Ireland are winning in tech?

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Annestown Beach, Waterford. Image: iStock New data from TechIreland shows that Cork is producing the most tech start-ups, but Limerick got the lion’s share…

TSSG participates to the Research Data Alliance (RDA) EU Innovation Forum

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Research Data sharing without barriers is a key important topic and a necessity as an enabler to actively encourage and facilitate progressive and impactful…

TSSG Research featured in MIT Technology Review.

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Storing data in DNA is a lot easier than getting it back out. But a method bacteria use to swap genetic information could offer…

Irish team leads landmark dementia care project

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Gary McManus, Project Lead on Carelink at TSSG €2.5 million Carelink project to reduce stress for caregivers and dramatically increase the survival rates of…

Researchers kick off NDRC’s 2018 Pre-Commercialisation Programme

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TSSG's Peter Scanlon, Martin Tolan & Ryan Stubbs participate in NDRC's Pre-Commercialisation Programme run in partnership with EI & SFI. TSSG's Peter Scanlon, Martin…

Suir Valley Ventures raises €5m from London listing

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Suir Valley is led by businessman Barry Downes, who sold Feedhenry, the mobile software developer that he founded, to US multinational Redhat for more…

Modular motion tracking glove has built-in haptics for AR/VR immersion

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Smart Glove as developed by TSSG, Tyndall and Design Partners, Cork. Aimed at virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) and robotics, the smart glove developed by…

Award-winning Smart Glove heading to Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

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Dr Brendan O'Flynn demonstrating the smart glove  Irish VR/AR invention bridges the divide between human and digital world Wednesday January 3rd 2018:  The award-winning…
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What is Virtual Reality and how can my company apply it?

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Virtual Reality (VR) is an interactive immersive software and hardware-based experience that allows users to enjoy a simulated three-dimensional world using a head mounted…

WIT Electronic Engineering student joins smart energy team to develop remote field device

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In Internet of Things (IoT) development, relying on the availability of field devices can pose different challenges, particularly in the smart energy space.  These…

Publication: Visual Object Tracking

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Dr. Hamdan Awan, postdoctoral research fellow in TSSG, has co-authored a paper outlining the significance of visual object tracking with many societal and industry…

WIT named the Sunday Times Institute of Technology of the Year for the third time

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Award acknowledges WIT’s contribution to date as an institute of technology and is a vote of confidence in its ambitious plans for the future…

Publication: Using Engineering to Control Brain Signals

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Geoflly Adonias has been a researcher in the area of Computational Neuroscience under TSSG's Brain Initiative and recently published a paper in Frontiers in…
Space regions Big Bertha at Blackrock Castle Observatory

Ireland’s first ever ‘Space Region’ established as academics in TSSG at WIT and CIT join forces

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Big Bertha at the Blackrock Castle Observatory Society, Economy and Environment (SEE) Space network bids to forge links with European Space Agency TWO world-renowned…

Smart Garments – What are they used for?

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Smart garments and intelligent textiles are a result of an innovative convergence between fabrics and electronics. Merging these two creates a new level of…

SOGNO: a successful H2020 Smart Energy project aimed at stabilising the grid

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SOGNO consortium visiting Kilkenny Castle, 2018 The distribution grid faces several growing challenges that will continue to adversely affect the stable and reliable supply…

COVID19 VR project is shortlisted at the prestigious KTI Impact Awards

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Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) are finalists in two of the three categories at the annual Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) Impact Awards 2020. This…

Two researchers in WIT will embark on a three month visit to international Universities

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Bruna Fonseca and Dr. Dixon Vimalajeewa, both from the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) in Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have been awarded…

Waterford researchers trailblazing the future of eTextiles and Smart Materials 

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eTextiles and Smart Materials Innovation Lab (eTex) People are in contact with textiles for up to 98 percent of their lives and such textiles…
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European agri-tech project invites Irish SME’s to apply for funding

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The Irish led European Horizon 2020 project, DEMETER, has announced the launch of its first open funding calls, DEVELOP, with a total budget of…
Dr. Alberto-Huertas

A day in the life of a postdoctoral researcher

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Pictured: Dr. Alberto Huertas Celdran, Postdoctoral researcher in TSSG.   How long have you been working in TSSG? I have worked in TSSG for…

Design Thinking & Multi-Actor Approach in NIVA: Step 3 – IDEATE

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Authors: Christine O’Meara (TSSG), Dave Hearne (TSSG) Ursula Kenny (TEAGASC) New IACS Vision In Action (NIVA) a H2020 funded project, aims to develop and…
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RESERVE – Renewables in a Stable Electric Grid

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In September 2016, as part of a consortium of partners from across Europe led by Ericsson, the TSSG attended the kick off meeting for…

WIT and TSSG join Lero, the SFI Research Centre for Software

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World-leading SFI research centre expands to include WIT and TSSG researchers Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, has announced that it…

Smart Agri Hubs Latest Open Calls

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SmartAgriHubs is a €20 M EU project under the Horizon 2020 instrument, that brings together  a consortium of over 164 partners in the European agri-food sector. The…

Health Research Board funds Applied Healthcare student to advance skills in ICT in Waterford Institute of Technology

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Saoirse Hartley, a fourth year Applied Health Care student in Waterford Institute of Technology, has been awarded a coveted summer student internship funded by…

Dairy and forestry voices speak up on data sharing

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The sensitivities around agricultural data sharing is the focus of new research being undertaken by smart-agri specialists at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and…
Photo L-R: Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation, TSSG and Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research, TSSG.

WIT ranks above all Institutes of Technology combined in European ICT research funding

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Photo L-R: Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation, TSSG and Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research, TSSG.       Photo Credit: Patrick Browne Recent EU…

TSSG Researchers win Best Paper Award at ECTI-CON 2020 in Thailand

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Researchers at TSSG combined their expertise in Cybersecurity and Molecular Communications to investigate a scenario where the behaviour of bacteria populations was maliciously affected…

TSSG SUCCESS IN €12M HORIZON 2020 PROJECT AWARD

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TSSG had a big win in the Horizon 2020 call entitled FOOD 2030 - Empowering cities as agents of food system transformation (ID: CE-FNR-07-2020),…

Webinar on Internationalisation of Research and Innovation features a WIT-TSSG project

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Pictured: Jim Clarke and the other Webinar Panellists  Due to his previous work in international collaboration with Brazil, TSSG group’s Jim Clarke was an invited…

A device that can keep the virus away from a beer bottle!

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There is no specific unit that is used in bars to sanitise the beer bottles before serving the beer to the customers. Health and…

Augmented Reality in the Time of COVID-19

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COVID-19 has led to a global acceleration in the adoption of telecommunication and telepresence technologies. The ‘new normal’ which has been established in the…

TSSG invited to represent EU agri-tech research to Brazil counterparts

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  An online conference ‘Fostering STI twinning activities between EU and Brazil’ took place on Friday 22nd May. The aim of this conference was…

Design Thinking & Multi-Actor Approach in NIVA: Step 2 – DEFINE

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Authors: Christine O’Meara (TSSG), Dave Hearne (TSSG) New IACS Vision In Action (NIVA) a H2020 funded project, aims to develop and implement technologies that…

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) research and concepts for combating COVID-19 

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Author: Dr Ruisong Han  Across the world, health authorities, governments, companies, and academia are working together tightly and tirelessly to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.…

COVID-19 Research: Ensuring Social Distancing through Wearable Technology

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 Wearable electronic device to monitor social distancing.  Researchers are working towards an inconspicuous wearable solution to track and assess the social distancing measures by…

COVID-19 Research: Safe-To-Work: Blockchain-based Certification of Compliance with Public Health Policies  

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Block-chain Safe-to-Work certification for people returning to work.  While the current stay-at-home policy helps to suppress the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the impact…

COVID-19 Research: Contact Quotas to prevent COVID-19  

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Technology has played a critical role in the society of today as many people transition to remote working, remote schooling, remote shopping and remote…

 COVID-19 Research: Clinical Data as a Service platform (CDaaS) 

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Overall workflow of the Machine Learning (ML) system in CDaaS  The global problem of antibiotic resistance is fast becoming one of the major scientific…

COVID-19 Research: Molecular Communication Modelling of COVID-19 in the Respiratory System  

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When the COVID-19 virus enters the respiratory system, it uses the Angiotensin Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE2), found in the respiratory system, to bind and enter cells. Once COVID-19 has…

COVID-19 Research: Treating Lung Tissue Damage due to COVID-19

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The COVID-19 virus knows no boundaries. Breathing difficulties and shortness of breath are a key indicator of the illness and fatality rates are high…

TSSG researcher participates as a panellist in the webinar #StartupsKillTheVirus

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On the 28th of April, 2020, Jim Clarke from the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group at Waterford Institute of Technology participated as a panellist…

Funding Wins Over €3.3M will Help Agri-Research in Ireland

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Read about the 4 different research projects aimed at supporting sustainable and competitive agricultural production practices and policies. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and…

TSSG researchers apply their ICT expertise to help overcome COVID-19 

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The global pandemic (Covid-19 or SARS-COV-2) has so far killed thousands of people and continues to threaten many more in the very near future.…

Dr. Genaro Longoria successfully defends his PhD thesis

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Dr. Genaro Longoria successfully defended his PhD thesis at his Viva Voce on 6th April 2020, which took place remotly with Dr. Stepan Ivanov as…

Design Thinking & Multi-Actor Approach in NIVA: Step 1 – EMPATHISE

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Ursula Kenny (Teagasc), Christine O’Meara (TSSG), Dave Hearne (TSSG) This second blog post in our NIVA mini-series provides an overview of the first step…

Dr. Michael Donohoe successfully defends his PhD thesis

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Pictured: Dr. Donohoe, with his supervisors and PhD thesis Examiners after his successful Viva Voce on Monday the 20th of January 2020 at the TSSG Boardroom.…

Latest Research Annual Report Shows Leap in Research Funding at WIT

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Pictured L-R: Kathryn Kiely, Dr. James O’Sullivan, Eimear Fitzpatrick, Dr. Mark White, Philomena Treacy, Susie Cullinane, Josephine Holohan, Celine Corcoran, Jonathan Brazil, Carol Kennedy,…

TSSG part of the consortium for a €5 million H2020 funded energy project

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Darren Leniston and David Ryan are part of the Team of Researchers and Engineers in TSSG working on the EdgeFLEX Project Building on work…

Design Thinking & Multi-Actor Approach in NIVA

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Authors, Christine O'Meara and Dave Hearne Welcome to our new mini blog series which outlines how Design Thinking and a Multi Actor Approach has…

Waterford Institute of Technology and Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam join FutureNeuro

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We are delighted to announce that Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have joined FutureNeuro as an academic partner. FutureNeuro is the SFI Research Centre…

A day in the life of a Software Developer – Renewable Energy Research

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Pictured: Niall Grant a Software Developer in the area of Renewable Energy Research   How long you’re working in TSSG? I’ve been working for…

WIT Research Centres collaborate on the future of vision testing technologies

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Pictured is Ian Mills, TSSG; Frances Cleary, TSSG; Prof. John Nolan, NRCI;  Emmanuel Ankamah, NRCI and Paul Hickey, TSSG EXPERTS in tech and nutrition…

Waterford tech experts bid to predict depression earlier in patients who’ve undergone cancer treatment

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TSSG global coordinator in €5 million FAITH project The FAITH team at TSSG in WIT. From left: Yahya Almardeny, Junior Software Systems & Machine…

All you need to know about NGIatlantic.eu’s 1st Open Call Webinar, 26 March 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 CET

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This webinar is the first of a series to be organised around the NGIatlantic.eu Open Calls. It will introduce the NGIatlantic.eu project and opportunities…

Designing an eCall system for TransSec

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Among the major elements of TransSec is the support for pan-European emergency call (eCall) standard. The European Commission eSafety initiative aims to enhance the…

Publication: Distributed and Collaborative High-Speed Inference Deep Learning for Mobile Edge with Topological Dependencies

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Shagufta Henna, a Postdoctoral Researcher/Connect Research Fellow in the area of machine learning for future generation networks, recently had a paper titled "Distributed and…

Publication: Using spatial partitioning to reduce the bit error rate of diffusion-based molecular communications

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Molecular communication is an emerging field which focuses on realising communication between nano-scale devices  and especially the internet of bio-nano things. A key characteristic…

Publication: Machine Learning Based Fog Computing Assisted Data-Driven Approach For Early Lameness Detection in Dairy Cattle

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Lameness is a condition that affects the locomotion patterns of livestock. Timely lameness detection is one of the major and costliest health problems in…

agROBOfood is offering 2.65 M€ to SMEs through its’ 1st Open Call for Innovation Experiments

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agROBOfood is offering 2.65 M€ to SMEs through its’ 1st Open Call for Innovation Experiments. agROBOfood is a Horizon 2020 project aiming to build a…

Publication: Digital Logic Operations using Synthetically Engineered Neurons

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Epilepsy is a neurodegenerative disease identified by its characteristic synchronized high-frequency neuronal activity, also known as seizures, in specific parts of the brain and,…

EU meets US in a Next Generation Internet Programme led by TSSG

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Mr. James Clarke, a researcher in the Telecommunications Systems Software Group (TSSG) at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has been awarded funding of €3.5…

TSSG H2020 project TO-EURO-5G finishes with top marks

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TSSG H2020 project TO-EURO-5G finishes with top marks The H2020 5G PPP’s TO-EURO-5G project ran for the period June, 2017 until August, 2019, with…

SmartAgriHubs is celebrating its one-year anniversary

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From the 9th to the 11th of March in Bucharest, Romania, the SmartAgriHubs Stakeholder Conference will celebrate the achievement of one of the largest…

Dr. Daniel Martins successfully defends his PhD thesis

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Dr Daniel Martins successfully defended his PhD thesis at his Viva Voce on 25th November 2019, with Dr Chun Tung Chou (University of New…

Dr. Alberto Huertas represents TSSG on collaborative visit to Australia and at IEEE conference in China

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About 200 hundred kilometres north of Sydney, we find Newcastle, the largest coal exporting harbour in the world and a quiet city of the…

Using Neural Communications to enable Targeted Drug-delivery in the Human Brain

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The following presentation describes the potential use of the vagus nerve to transmit modulated data pulses to an embedded drug-delivery system in the brain. Energy harvesting is used…

TSSG Brain Initiative – Overview of Nano and Molecular Communications and Brain Implants

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Below is a presentation given by Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at TSSG, in which he presented his current research in developing miniature…

TSSG Researcher presents in IEEE Conference on  NFV-SDN 2019, USA

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Nikita Jalodia, a PhD Researcher with the Emerging Networks Lab research unit in TSSG at Waterford Institute of Technology, recently had her work published…

Publication: Subsidies-Free Renewable Energy Trading: A Meta Agent Approach

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Distributed energy resources (DER) are becoming ubiquitous in deregulated electricity markets. Renewables sources take a significant share of the total DER installed capacity. The…

RESEARCHERS AT WIT TO LEAD EUROPEAN PROJECT TO TACKLE STUDENT STRESS

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Pictured at the launch from left are: Dr Mary Reidy (WIT); Dr Carme Rosell Moreno and Dr Ester Mateo Aguilar (Tecnocampus University, Barcelona); Prof…

Publication: Creating Logic Circuit Computing from Engineered Bacteria

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Biological systems that are able to detect cancer cells and treat systemic diseases, e.g. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, have recently been synthetically designed using principles…

TSSG Researcher Gets Selected as an Explorer for the Next Generation Internet!

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Mohit Taneja, an Experienced Software Research Engineer and Ph.D. Researcher at the Emerging Networks Lab at TSSG, Waterford Institute of Technology, has had a…

Publication: Self-Organised Laboratories for Smart Campus

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E-learning is a general term traditionally related to learning processes in which electronic communication technologies are used, specifically the Internet and its services, such…

Research Infrastructures Blog 2: The Case for National Research Data Centres

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In the second of the series, Jerry Horgan, TSSG Infrastructure Manager, WIT, discusses the case for national research data centres. Most HEIs have been…

TSSG co-hosts ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery

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Pictured is TSSG staff at ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery with Prof. Ian F. Akyildiz.  The TSSG recently co-organized the 6th Association for…

TransSec: Vehicle to Pedestrian (V2P) Mobile Application

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 Figure 1: TransSec Vehicle to pedestrian (V2P) Mobile Application TSSG is developing a mobile application to keep the pedestrians safe during intentional truck attacks. In…

Landmark DEMETER project to digitally transform Europe’s agri-food sector begins in Waterford

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AGRICULTURAL technology experts from across the globe will be in Waterford and the south east for three days from September 10 for the launch…

TSSG Wins Cisco Research Grant in the Emerging Field of Fog Computing

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Researchers at the TSSG of Waterford Institute of Technology have received $50,000 funding from CISCO Research Centre to investigate how the internet connected devices…

TSSG present an ICT Architecture for Grid Voltage Control

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 Photo left to right Niall Grant, TSSG, Sean McGuinness, EPRI, Fiona Williams, Ericsson and RE-SERVE Project Manager, Ronan Murphy, ESBN, Brian Carroll, ESB eCars,…

Publication: Distributed Decomposed Data Analytics in Fog Enabled IoT Deployments

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With the exponential growth rate of technology, the future of all activities involves an omnipresence of widely connected devices, or as we better know…

Final review of SpeakNGI.eu project held in Brussels

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On 28th May, 2019, the TSSG led SpeakNGI.eu project held their final review in Brussels. SpeakNGI.eu, which ran from 1 October, 2017 until 31…

Publication: Mixing the light spin with plasmon orbit by nonlinear light-matter interaction in gold

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Light carries spin angular momentum (SAM) in its left- or right-handed circular polarization, and orbital angular momentum (OAM) in spiralling wavefronts that form a…

Meet the AR/VR Team

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AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) are still emerging technologies as we move into a new age of computing.  As TSSG have been…

Funding Win in the 5GINFire Open Call

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Software Research Engineer, Ehsan Elahi, recently won €75,000 funding in the 5GINFIRE Open Call for Experiments. The project is to experiment a graph neural…

Irish research team playing critical role in ground-breaking brain cancer project, GLADIATOR

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TECHNOLOGY experts in Waterford are bidding to tackle one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer using miniature, implantable devices. TSSG is Ireland’s…

Applying Multimedia skills to AR/VR

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Ryan McCloskey is a Junior Software Developer working in the AR/VR thematic area within the MEPS group at TSSG. Ryan is currently working in…

piSCES & Smart Energy Usage

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The Smart Energy team are working with industrial users with large 24/7 loads who have a degree of flexibility in the timing of that…

ToEuro5G – An Introduction

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To-Euro-5G (Supporting the European 5G PPP) has a prime objective to support the activities of the European 5G Initiative during the second phase of…

Social Network Analysis Based Metric for Characterizing Behavioral Dynamics of Human-Managed Animals

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The generation of vast quantities of data from sensor technologies necessitates the investigation of novel strategies to transform such data into useful metrics, which…

Fine wine, cleaner oceans, improved animal welfare and more as Irish tech experts lead €14 million EU-wide CYBELE project

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Irish tech experts are helping to harness the power of super powered computers to help vineyards across the globe improve grape quality and yields…

TSSG hosts second ‘Towards TeraHertz Communication Workshop’

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Dr. Alan Davy of the Telecommunication Software & Systems Group, WIT has just returned from a very successful second Towards TeraHertz Communications Workshop hosted…

Dr. Zeta Dooly successfully defends her thesis

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Dr. Zeta Dooly successfully defended her thesis at her VIVA on 11th Oct 2018 with external examiners Dr. Ann Torres (NUIG) and Prof. Philip…

TSSG organises an EU – United States Roundtable on Cybersecurity and Privacy in Vienna, Austria

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L-R: James Clarke, Maria Palombini, Felix Barrio, Claudio Caimi On 5th December, 2018, Mr. James Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group of…

TransSec: A Year in Review

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Within the TransSec project the experience of the consortium for the first year consisted of what can be considered normal in all projects of…

TransSec Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) Communications Demo

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TransSec is an intelligent road transport security system project, funded under the Horizon 2020 Programme. TransSec is a consortium of researchers, innovators and businesses from…

CONNECTed vehicles research in TSSG

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TSSG recently completed AMEND, an industry-targeted research project with Intel Research Lab, Leixlip under the auspices of the CONNECT Research Centre for Future Networks…

Research News: Meet the Bio-Nano Team

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We previously introduced you to the MEPS (Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing) research team, now we delve deeper into the thematic areas the team…

Research News: Meet the Team

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The Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing Research Group (MEPS) in TSSG, Waterford Institute of Technology, led by Research Unit Manager Frances Cleary,  is a…

Publication: Digital Communications along Peripheral Nerves to Activate Embedded Devices

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A nerve can be visualised as a communications path transporting information via neurons from the body to the brain and vice versa. Individual neurons…

Publication: The use of Control Theory for Regulating Astrocytes Signalling in Ca2+-based Molecular Communications Nanonetworks

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Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death for all ages and the fifth leading cause of death for those 65 years of age…

Ms. Kriti Bhargava defends her PhD Thesis

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Thank God! Those were the first two words that came to mind when somebody asked me how I felt after Kriti’s Viva. Everybody in…

Dr. Alan Davy is making the world a better place!

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Dr. Alan Davy has been listed in Silicon Republic's top 22 'high flying scientists' who are 'making the world a better place' in 2019…

Connected Cows project ranked among the top 10 projects in the IEEE ComSoc Student Competition 2018

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Pictured are Dr. Eyal Misha, John Byabazaire and Mohit Taneja. Picture: Patrick Browne IEEE ComSoc Student competition is an annual competition organized by IEEE…

TSSG has a successful project review of EU-US collaboration Horizon 2020 project

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TSSG is a partner in the Horizon 2020 AEGIS project, which stands for Accelerating EU – US Dialogue for Research and Innovation in Cybersecurity…

TSSG win TIDA Funding from Science Foundation Ireland.

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TIDA, from Science Foundation Ireland, supports researchers in Ireland to ensure Ireland maintains its position as a leader in cutting-edge research A research project…

TransSec – What’s next?

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The TransSec team at TSSG is comprised of four members within the Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing (MEPS) Research Unit, starting with Technical Lead,…

Meet the MEPS Team

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Mobile Ecosystem and Pervasive Sensing (MEPS) Unit provides expertise and knowledge across three main thematic areas focusing on Bio-Nano Telecommunications, Pervasive Sensing and Embedded…

Publication: Towards Wider Monitoring of Air Quality

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There is a growing worldwide concern over health issues presented by poor air quality, with the World Health Organisation stating that there are 4.2…

TSSG attends the launch of the €40 million VistaMilk SFI Research Centre

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Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at TSSG, joins a consortium of MNC’s, SME’s and Research Organisations as Principal Investigator in the new multi-million-euro…

TSSG involved in building the Next Generation Internet (NGI)

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The Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) of Waterford Institute of Technology, as part of their role in the SpeakNGI.eu project, was involved in…

Publication: Suppressing Bacterial Biofilms through Molecular Communications

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Antimicrobial resistance has become a global concern in recent years, and new techniques are continually being sought to treat bacterial infections without enhancing its…

Irish telecoms experts developing security solutions for trucks to avoid their use as terrorist weapons

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Telecommunications, Software & Systems Group (TSSG) at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) secure major role in €3 million secure truck navigation project - TransSec…

Waterford Institute of Technology announced as Ireland/UK co-ordinator for €20m EU-wide SmartAgriHubs

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Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is to play a central role in the digital transformation of the agri-food sector in Europe. EU Commissioner for…

TSSG researcher wins Outstanding Associate Editor award

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TSSG's researcher Dr. Mubashir Husain Rehmani has been awarded the award of Outstanding Associate Editor of IEEE Access for the year 2017. IEEE Access…

Former carpenter and roofer scaling new heights with future grid projects

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A FORMER carpenter, who 10 years ago, didn’t even know how to insert a USB stick into a computer, is now playing a lead…

TSSG team leading the charge on stable, secure beyond 5G future grid projects

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TECH experts at a top Irish research and innovation hub have teamed up with industry and carefully-selected global partners to catapult the age-old electricity…

Using Bacteria to Collect and Pick up Ebola Virus: A Computational Study

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Currently, Ebola virus outbreak is affecting the Republic Democratic of Congo. While the vaccines developed during the last outbreak in 2014 are still being…

Publication: TSSG Researcher explores the use of Cognitive Radio Networks as a method to improve the Wireless Radio Spectrum

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Wireless radio spectrum is a scarce resource and a few chunks of the bandwidth of these licensed frequency bands sells at auctions for multi-billion…

TSSG researches the importance of integrating Renewable Energy into the Grid

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The current electricity grid is transforming into a smarter grid a.k.a, Smart Grid (SG). One of  the  major  goals  of  the  SG  is to  move…

The future of Autonomous Vehicles in Europe looks promising with Research from Centre’s such as TSSG.

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The Irish Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) Research Showcase took place in Killarney on the 2nd May 2018. The CAV seminar included speakers from…

Precision Dairy – A Universal Agri Tech Sensor System

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Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunication Software and Systems Group (TSSG) was awarded SFI funding in conjunction with Teagasc for a project titled “Using precision…

TSSG turns to ICT in Neuroscience

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Post doc Researcher, Michael Taynnan Barros and Director of Research, Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, both of TSSG, are working on an ICT-based approach to Brain Communication,…

Multi Million Euro TERAPOD Project Overview

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The TERAPOD team have launched a new video giving an overview on the project and the implications this research will have on future networks.…

EU-North America H2020 project DISCOVERY review

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On 8th February, 2018, James Clarke of the TSSG at Waterford Institute of Technology attended the final review of the Horizon 2020 project DISCOVERY,…

TSSG Research featured in MIT Technology Review.

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Storing data in DNA is a lot easier than getting it back out. But a method bacteria use to swap genetic information could offer…

Irish team leads landmark dementia care project

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Gary McManus, Project Lead on Carelink at TSSG €2.5 million Carelink project to reduce stress for caregivers and dramatically increase the survival rates of…

TSSG wins COVID-19 response prize at coveted Copernicus Hackathon 

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The morning of 9th June, 2020 saw the beginning of the week-long Copernicus Hackathon Cork, an innovative and exciting collaboration organised by the National…

Global Conference Hosted from Tramore Kitchen Table

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A global communications conference with over 2,000 virtual delegates and 1,100 academic papers is being coordinated and run from a kitchen table in Tramore.…

TSSG invited to represent EU agri-tech research to Brazil counterparts

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  An online conference ‘Fostering STI twinning activities between EU and Brazil’ took place on Friday 22nd May. The aim of this conference was…

TSSG Researcher Jim Clarke takes part in “The contribution of NGI in re-design the post COVID-19 society” Webinar

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On the 20th of May, 2020, Jim Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group of WIT participated in a webinar organised by the NGI…

Irelands First Remote Startup Weekend – Fighting Back Against Covid-19 in a Global Effort

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With the global pandemic reaching what many hope to be is its peak around the world, the number of issues and the scale of…

Help Ireland Fight COVID-19 by Joining Techstars Online Startup Weekend

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Inventors, innovators and developers from across Ireland are being urged to join forces with some of the world’s top mentors, industry experts and partners…

Enterprise Week for TSSG

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Enterprise Week (March 2nd - 6th) was an opportunity to recognise the fine work carried out by local businesses across Ireland, it was also…

All you need to know about NGIatlantic.eu’s 1st Open Call Webinar, 26 March 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 CET

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This webinar is the first of a series to be organised around the NGIatlantic.eu Open Calls. It will introduce the NGIatlantic.eu project and opportunities…

LIR Seminar: Artificial Intelligence and Libraries

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LIR HEAnet User Group for Libraries provides a forum for discussion on the use of electronic resources and networks by HEI libraries and assists…

AI and Machine Learning for Technologists: Waterford Tech Meetup

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Waterford Tech Meetup celebrated its third birthday recently, providing an opportunity for the tech community in Waterford and surrounding areas to meet in a…

Waterford research centres TSSG & PMBRC win at the Technology Ireland Industry Awards

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The eagerly awaited Technology Ireland Industry Awards took place on Friday 22nd November in the Mansion House, Dublin. Considered the most coveted awards ceremony…

ENTERPRISE IRELAND ARCLABS INVESTMENT TO NURTURE AND GROW SOUTH EAST START-UPS

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ENTERPRISE IRELAND ARCLABS INVESTMENT TO NURTURE AND GROW SOUTH EAST START-UPS Partnership with ArcLabs continues to be an essential element of Enterprise Ireland’s overarching…

TSSG invited to participate in the Agri Food Strategy 2030

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Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation at TSSG and project co-ordinator of the €17m Horizon 2020 funded project, DEMETER, was invited to participate as a…

Leading North American retailers visit Waterford with Enterprise Ireland US & Canadian branches

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Enterprise Ireland welcomed a group of leading retailers to Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and the greater South East region this week as part…

Attending CNSM 2019 in Halifax, Canada: Impressions of a conference and city

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The Conference CNSM (Conference on network and Service Management) is jointly organised and hosted by IEEE Comsoc and IFIP TC6/WG6.6. This year it was…

Researcher’s and business come together at Amplitude 2019

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The second Amplitude conference, hosted by the Technology Transfer offices and Research Centres from Waterford Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Carlow, welcomed…

TSSG participants to Education in Ireland recruitment fairs for Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Post-docs students from around India

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On behalf of the WIT International Office, Dr Sheila O’Donohoe from the WIT School of Business and James Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and…

Precision Agriculture Hub to link up with public at Amplitude

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A new digital innovation hub which will drive the digital transformation of Europe's Agri-Food sector is reaching out to SME’s, Start Ups, colleges, research organisations, …

TSSG Agri-Sprint

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Pictured is the Agri Sprint Participants hard at work  TSSG Agri-Sprint Jonathan is a dairy farmer with more that 300 cows, a situation that is…

TSSG co-hosts ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery

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Pictured is TSSG staff at ACM NanoCom in the Science Gallery with Prof. Ian F. Akyildiz.  The TSSG recently co-organized the 6th Association for…

Learn how to access funding and submit a winning proposal at Amplitude 2019

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Building momentum towards Amplitude 2019 at Lyrath Estate Hotel on Wednesday, November 6. Early bird tickets for the long-awaited event remain on sale at…

TSSG present an ICT Architecture for Grid Voltage Control

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 Photo left to right Niall Grant, TSSG, Sean McGuinness, EPRI, Fiona Williams, Ericsson and RE-SERVE Project Manager, Ronan Murphy, ESBN, Brian Carroll, ESB eCars,…

Final review of SpeakNGI.eu project held in Brussels

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On 28th May, 2019, the TSSG led SpeakNGI.eu project held their final review in Brussels. SpeakNGI.eu, which ran from 1 October, 2017 until 31…

TSSG’s Agriculture Hub in Kilkenny to Drive Innovation and Growth: Hogan

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A new digital innovation hub in Kilkenny City can drive the digital transformation of Europe's Agri-Food sector, boosting innovation and growth in the region,…

TSSG hosts second ‘Towards TeraHertz Communication Workshop’

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Dr. Alan Davy of the Telecommunication Software & Systems Group, WIT has just returned from a very successful second Towards TeraHertz Communications Workshop hosted…

TSSG organises an EU – United States Roundtable on Cybersecurity and Privacy in Vienna, Austria

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L-R: James Clarke, Maria Palombini, Felix Barrio, Claudio Caimi On 5th December, 2018, Mr. James Clarke of the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group of…

SmartAgriHubs Kick-Off Meeting

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The SmartAgriHubs project is delighted to announce that it will host the SmartAgriHubs kick-off Conference 2019 in Prague. The kick-off conference marks the first…

“What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas”

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As they say, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.”, but because this was an amazing experience, I have to tell you about it!…

TSSG hosts successful Networking session at ICT 2018 in Vienna, Austria

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The TSSG group of WIT organised a successful networking session entitled EU & India Clustering on IoT technologies for Smart Agriculture at ICT 2018.…

Participants needed to help decide the future of the Internet

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Participants of all ages are required for the Global Citizens’ Debate on the future of Internet that will consist of hundreds of non-expert citizens…

A Day in the Life…

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Niall Grant shares his experience of travelling to Bucharest earlier this year for the RE-SERVE Exploitation Seminar and Project Meeting.   Bucharest, a busy city…

TSSG hosts SOGNO Partners in the historic Kilkenny Castle

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The latest meeting for the H2020 SOGNO (Service Orientated Grid) project took place in September of this year. The gathering brought together a number…

EU accelerates the digital transformation of the European agri-food sector

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SmartAgriHubs: 140 Digital Innovation Hubs, 9 regional cluster & 28 flagship innovation experiments The SmartAgriHubs project enables a broad digital transformation of the European…

TSSG attends the launch of the €40 million VistaMilk SFI Research Centre

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Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at TSSG, joins a consortium of MNC’s, SME’s and Research Organisations as Principal Investigator in the new multi-million-euro…

Researcher presents at the European Transport Conference, Dublin

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A team of researchers from TSSG attended the European Transport Conference in Dublin Castle on 12th October 2018. Software Developer, Nithin Padmaprabhu, presented a…

Dr. Alan Davy attends the US Army Research Workshop on THz Communication.

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Dr. Alan Davy was invited to a US Army Research workshop on THz Wireless Communication at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (October 2018). The…

Director of Research visits ANU, Australia

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Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Director of Research at the TSSG, recently visited the Australian National University to give a seminar talk. The seminar was part…

Researcher visits University of Buffalo, New York

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Dr. Michael Barros, Experienced post-doc researcher at TSSG, recently visited Prof. Josep Miguel Jornet for two weeks at he UbNano lab, in the University…

WIT-TSSG on a week-long mission in India on clustering NGI topics such as Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things

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Mr. James Clarke (far right in photo) of the TSSG group of Waterford Institute of Technology was recently in India for a number of…

Waterford Institute of Technology announced as Ireland/UK co-ordinator for €20m EU-wide SmartAgriHubs

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Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is to play a central role in the digital transformation of the agri-food sector in Europe. EU Commissioner for…

The future of Autonomous Vehicles in Europe looks promising with Research from Centre’s such as TSSG.

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The Irish Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) Research Showcase took place in Killarney on the 2nd May 2018. The CAV seminar included speakers from…

TSSG attends the 4YFN Conference in Barcelona

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Paul Malone (right) with members of the NGI community and Pearse O'Donohue, Director for Future Networks in the European Commission (third from right) at…

TSSG attends the RDA Innovation Forum 2018

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Research Data Sharing without barriers is a key important topic and a necessity as an enabler to actively encourage and facilitate progressive and impactful…

EU-North America H2020 project DISCOVERY review

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On 8th February, 2018, James Clarke of the TSSG at Waterford Institute of Technology attended the final review of the Horizon 2020 project DISCOVERY,…

EU H2020 project ‘AEGIS’ promotes International Cooperation at the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) Working Group 6 Meeting in Brussels

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AEGIS project participants from INMARK and Waterford Institute of Technology’s TSSG (WIT-TSSG) actively participated to the meeting of ECSO Working group 6, which focused…

TSSG participates to the Research Data Alliance (RDA) EU Innovation Forum

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Research Data sharing without barriers is a key important topic and a necessity as an enabler to actively encourage and facilitate progressive and impactful…

Award-winning Smart Glove heading to Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

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Dr Brendan O'Flynn demonstrating the smart glove  Irish VR/AR invention bridges the divide between human and digital world Wednesday January 3rd 2018:  The award-winning…
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