People

Supervision of PhD Students

Current

  • Asra Aslam, “Response Time in Multimedia Event Processing”, since 2016
  • Piyush Yadav, “Tensor-based Event Processing”, since 2016
  • Niki Pavlopoulou, “Approximate Event Processing”, since 2017
  • Tarek Zaarour, “Distributed Event Processing”, since 2017
  • Atiya Usmani, “Decentralised Entity Management”, since 2019
  • Muhammad Jaleed Khan, “Multispectral Event Processing” since 2020
  • Yirui Jiang, “Scene Event Processing”, starts Sept 2020

Completed

  • Dr Javier Cuenca, “A Methodology for Designing Layered Ontology Structures”, Mondragon University (ES), Co-Supervisor (Primary Supervisor Dr Felix Larrinaga), Graduated 2020 Cum Laude.
  • Dr Wassim Derguech, “Capability-centric Management of Services and Business Process Models”, PhD, Insight, NUI Galway. Funded by Science Foundation Ireland, Primary Supervisor (co-supervisor Dr Sami Bhiri). Examiner: Prof. Jan Mendling, WU Vienna. Graduated 2017. Now spin-out Derilinx
  • Dr Umair ul Hassan, “Capability-centric Task Routing in Heterogeneous Human Computation”, Examiner: Prof. Seng Loke, La Trobe University. Graduated 2016. Now Research Fellow, Insight.
  • Dr Feng Gao, “Efficient and Effective Management of Complex Event Service Life Cycle”, Primary Supervisor (co-supervisor Dr Allesandra Mileo). Examiner: Dr Payam Barnaghi, University of Surrey. Graduated 2016. Now Lecturer, Wuhan University of Science and Technology.
  • Dr Souleiman Hasan, “Event Processing Systems for Open Heterogeneous Environments”. Examiner: Prof. Gordon Blair, Lancaster University. Graduated 2016. Now Lecturer, Maynooth University.
  • Dr André Freitas, “Schema-Agnostic Queries for Large-Schema Databases: A Distributional Semantics Approach”, Examiner: Dr Christopher Brewster, Aston University. Graduated 2015. Now Lecturer, The University of Manchester.

Supervision of M.Sc by Research Students

Current

  • Felipe Arruda, “Quality of Service for Distributed Micro-services”, M.Sc Computer Science (by Research), Expected 2020
  • Agustín García Pereira, “Data Acquisition and Processing for GeoAI Models to Support Sustainable Agricultural Practices”, M.Sc Computer Science (by Research), Co-Supervisor (Primary Supervisor Dr Adeboyega Ojo), Expected 2020 (Published full papers at AICS 2019, HICSS 2020)

Completed

  • Maciej Janowski, “Automated Story Generation from Linked Open Statistical Data Cubes”, M.Sc Computer Science (by Research), Co-Supervisor (Primary Supervisor Dr Adeboyega Ojo), 2019 (Published full paper at ICEGOV2019)
  • Cathal McCosker, “A Digital Game Based Learning Approach to Language Learning”, co-supervisor with Tony Hall, M.Litt. (Educational Technology) by Research graduated: 2009. (Assistant Lecturer at Keimyung University, Daegu) Examiner: Dr Cornelia Connolly, DKIT. (Published full papers at National EdTech Conference)

Supervision of Taught M.Sc (Minor Thesis) Students

I have supervised minor M.Sc theses at NUI Galway and University College Dublin. Many of the dissertations have resulted in publications and/or produced software components used in technology platforms developed by industrial partners or my research team. Some examples include:

Current

  • Narae Kim, M.Sc Artificial Intelligence, 2020
  • Aayushi Sangal, M.Sc Data Analytics, 2020
  • Aishwarya Sihare, M.Sc Data Analytics, 2020
  • Indeep Singh, M.Sc Data Analytics, 2020

 Completed

  • Jamie O’Halloran, “Human Activity Recognition using Deep Learning”, M.Sc Data Analytics, 2019. (Published full paper at ACIS 2019)
  • Protim Ganguly, “Approximate Semantic Matching of Events using Word Embeddings”, M.Sc Data Analytics, 2019
  • Poojitha Vishukumar, “Prediction of Dublin Bike Sharing System”, M.Sc Data Analytics, 2019
  • Liam McDermott, “Anomaly detection in streaming time-series data”, M.Sc Data Analytics, 2018 (Project collaboration with Avaya)
  • Nick Tosh, “Principal Component Analysis of the Global History Databank”, M.Sc Data Analytics, 2018 (Published at PNAS)
  • Ninad Arabekar, “Online Source Selection for Real-Time Stream Analytics”, M.Sc Data Analytics, 2018 (Published book chapter)
  • Arun Kunnumpurath, “Development of an online decision support tool (DST) for hydrogen energy storage investments”, M.Sc Data Analytics, Co-Supervisor (Primary Supervisor Dr Rory Monaghan), Expected 2018 (Project collaboration with Boston Scientific)
  • Éanna Burke, “Real-Time Autonomic Prediction Algorithms for the Sensor Web”, M.Sc Computer Science (by Research), co-supervisor with Hugh Melvin. Graduated 2013 (Now working in IBM Research) (contributed to UIC publication [61])
  • Gerard Keyes, “A Study of the Dynamic Distribution Population in Ireland using Mobile Telephony and Social Media”, Primary Thesis Supervisor. Graduated 2016. (Project collaboration with Eir)
  • Declan Joyce, “An investigation into a selection of health check utility reports to assist Database Administrators” Primary Thesis Supervisor. Graduated 2011. (Project collaboration with IBM)
  • Fergal Hegarty, “A Study to Research, Design and Develop Administrative Improvements for the Apache Tomcat 6 Web/Application Server”, Primary Thesis Supervisor. Graduated 2011

Research Fellows

Current

  • Dr Amin Anjomshoaa, Marie-Curie Fellow

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Completed

  • Dr Maarten Piso
  • Dr Umair ul Hassan
  • Dr Zhiyuan Zheng
  • Dr Wassim Derguech
  • Dr Viktoriya Degeler
  • Dr Souleiman Hasan
  • Dr Willem Fabritius

Research Assistants

Current

  • Dhaval Salwala

Completed

  • Edobor Osagie
  • Arkadiusz Stasiewicz
  • Dmitry Shingarev
  • Milena Caires