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Dr. Ciaran Mac Namee

Biography

Electronic and Computer Engineer, specialising in embedded systems development and digital design and testing.

16 years industrial experience on electronic and embedded systems design
15 years academic experience, researching and teaching embedded systems design, digital systems design and test and computer architecture.

Research Interests

Design, development and testing and debugging of embedded system, with particular emphasis on debugging and verification of real-time systems.

Test engineering, with emphasis on SoC test and low power scan testing.

Teaching Interests

Embedded Systems, Hardware and Software
Computer Architecture
Test Engineering

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2014 - Winter Award for Excellence in Teaching

Education

  • 2008 University of Limerick - PhD
  • 1996 University of Limerick - M.Eng
  • 1980 NIHE, Limerick (now UL) - Graduate Diploma
  • 1978 University College Dublin - BE

Employment

  • 2000 University of Limerick - Lecturer Below The Bar
  • 1986 Ashling Microsystems Ltd - Senior Design Engineer/Project Leader
  • 1984 LDC/Milton Roy, Shannon Industrial Estate, Co Clare, Ireland - Electronic Engineer
  • 1983 NIHE, Limerick (now University of Limerick) - Research Assistant
  • 1982 Waterford Regional Technical College (now Waterford IT) - Temporary Lecturer
  • 1978 SIFA Chemicals, Shannon Industrial Estate, Co Clare - Chemical Engineer

Association

  • 1991 Member, IEEE

Publications

Book Chapter

2004

Strategies for a Flexible Approach to Incorporating Real Experiments in Blended Learning
Hall, T; McHugo, C; MacNamee, C; Hayes, MJ
New Achievements for DLE in the ViReC Project 2004

Conference Publication

2015

Performance Verification of a 12-Bit, 25Msps, Successive Approximation Register Analogue-to-Digital Converter on 65nm CMOS
Egan, M,MacNamee, C,Scanlan, T,
2015 26th Irish Signals And Systems Conference (Issc)

2009
2009

IEEE International SOC Conference, (SOCC)
Mullane B., O'Brien V., MacNamee C., Fleischmann T.
DOI: 10.1109/SOCCON.2009.5398065

2009

International Test Conference, (ITC)
Mullane B., O'Brien V., MacNamee C., Fleischmann T.
DOI: 10.1109/TEST.2009.5355722

2009

ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI, (GLSVLSI)
Mullane B., MacNamee C., O'Brien V., Fleischmann T.
DOI: 10.1145/1531542.1531564

2008

IET Conference Publications
Mullane B., Higgins M., MacNamee C.
DOI: 10.1049/cp:20080663

2008

IET Conference Publications
Higgins M., MacNamee C., Mullane B.
DOI: 10.1049/cp:20080662

Other Publication

2007

Optimisation of IEEE 1500 Wrappers and User Defined TAMs
Higgins, M; Macnamee, C; Mullane, B

2007

FPGA PROTOTYPING OF A SCAN BASED SYSTEM-ON-CHIP DESIGN
Mullane, B; Higgins, M; MacNamee, C; Chen-Huan Chiang; Chakraborty, TJ; Cook, TB

Peer Reviewed Journal

2010

Design and implementation challenges for adoption of the IEEE 1500 standard
Higgins, M; MacNamee, C; Mullane, B
Iet Computers And Digital Techniques DOI: 10.1049/iet-cdt.2008.0141