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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

On-chip Instrumentation for Runtime Verification in Deeply Embedded Processors
MacNamee, C,Heffernan, D,
2015 Ieee Computer Society Annual Symposium On Vlsi DOI: 10.1109/ISVLSI.2015.38

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

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

2009

ITC: 2009 INTERNATIONAL TEST CONFERENCE
Mullane, B; OBrien, V; MacNamee, C; Fleischmann, T

2009

IEEE INTERNATIONAL SOC CONFERENCE, PROCEEDINGS
Mullane, B; OBrien, V; MacNamee, C; Fleischmann, T

2009

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

2009
2009

A2DTest: A complete integrated solution for on-chip ADC self-test and analysis. Test Conference, 2009. ITC 2009. International
Mullane, B.,O'Brien, V.,MacNamee, C.,Fleischmann, T.
Test Conference, 2009. ITC 2009. International

2009

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

2009

GLSVLSI 2009: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2009 GREAT LAKES SYMPOSIUM ON VLSI
Mullane, B,MacNamee, C,O'Brien, V,Fleischmann, T,
Glsvlsi 2009: Proceedings Of The 2009 Great Lakes Symposium On Vlsi

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

2004

Proceedings of IEEE IC Test Workshop
MacNamee, C., Heffernan, D

2004

Proceedings of IEEE Test Workshop
MacNamee, C, Heffernan, D

2004

Proceedings of IEEE Test Workshop
MacNamee, C., Heffernan, D.

2001

Irish Signals and Systems Conference
MacNamee, C. and D. Heffernan. 2001

2001

Irish Signals and Systems Conference
MacNamee, C. and Heffernan, D

Other Publication

2007

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

2007

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

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

2010

Design and implementation challenges for adoption of the IEEE 1500 standard
Higgins, M.,MacNamee, C.,Mullane, B.
Computers & Digital Techniques, Ietcomputers & Digital Techniques, Iet

2001

Debugging Techniques for real-time Embedded Systems
MacNamee, C; Heffernan, D
Elektron Journal, South African Iee

2000

Emerging on-chip debugging techniques for real-time embedded systems
MacNamee, C; Heffernan, D
Computing & Control Engineering Journal DOI: 10.1049/cce:20000608