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.

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

Peer Reviewed Journals

2016

Runtime observation of functional safety properties in an automotive control network

Heffernan, D,MacNamee, C (2016) Runtime observation of functional safety properties in an automotive control network. Journal Of Systems Architecture :38-50

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2014

Runtime verification monitoring for automotive embedded systems using the ISO 26262 Functional Safety Standard as a guide for the definition of the monitored properties

Heffernan, D,MacNamee, C,Fogarty, P (2014) Runtime verification monitoring for automotive embedded systems using the ISO 26262 Functional Safety Standard as a guide for the definition of the monitored properties. IET Software :193-203

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2013

On-chip support for software verification and debug in multi-core embedded systems

Fogarty, P,MacNamee, C,Heffernan, D (2013) On-chip support for software verification and debug in multi-core embedded systems. IET Software :56-64

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2010

Design and implementation challenges for adoption of the IEEE 1500 standard

Higgins, M; MacNamee, C; Mullane, B (2010) Design and implementation challenges for adoption of the IEEE 1500 standard. Iet Computers And Digital Techniques :38-49

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2010

Design and implementation challenges for adoption of the IEEE 1500 standard

Higgins, M.,MacNamee, C.,Mullane, B. (2010) Design and implementation challenges for adoption of the IEEE 1500 standard. Computers & Digital Techniques, Ietcomputers & Digital Techniques, Iet :38-49

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2001

Debugging Techniques for real-time Embedded Systems

MacNamee, C; Heffernan, D (2001) Debugging Techniques for real-time Embedded Systems. Elektron Journal, South African Iee :23-26

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2000

Emerging on-chip debugging techniques for real-time embedded systems

MacNamee, C; Heffernan, D (2000) Emerging on-chip debugging techniques for real-time embedded systems. Computing & Control Engineering Journal :295-303

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Books

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Book Chapters

2004

Strategies for a Flexible Approach to Incorporating Real Experiments in Blended Learning

Hall, T; McHugo, C; MacNamee, C; Hayes, MJ (2004) Strategies for a Flexible Approach to Incorporating Real Experiments in Blended Learning. New Achievements for DLE in the ViReC Project 2004 :9-13

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Edited Books

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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

2015

On-chip Instrumentation for Runtime Verification in Deeply Embedded Processors

MacNamee, C,Heffernan, D, (2015) On-chip Instrumentation for Runtime Verification in Deeply Embedded Processors. 2015 Ieee Computer Society Annual Symposium On Vlsi :374-379

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2015

ISVLSI 2015 - IEEE International Conference on VLSI, Montpellier, France.

MacNamee, C., Heffernan, D. (2015) ISVLSI 2015 - IEEE International Conference on VLSI, Montpellier, France..

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

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2014

25th IET Irish Signals & Systems Conference 2014 and 2014 China-Ireland International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (ISSC 2014/CIICT 2014).

Indino, I., MacNamee, C. (2014) 25th IET Irish Signals & Systems Conference 2014 and 2014 China-Ireland International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (ISSC 2014/CIICT 2014).. :227-232

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2014

25th IET Irish Signals & Systems Conference 2014 and 2014 China-Ireland International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (ISSC 2014/CIICT 2014).

O'Brien, V.; MacNamee, C.; Mullane, B. (2014) 25th IET Irish Signals & Systems Conference 2014 and 2014 China-Ireland International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (ISSC 2014/CIICT 2014).. :418-423

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2009

IEEE INTERNATIONAL SOC CONFERENCE, PROCEEDINGS

Mullane, B; OBrien, V; MacNamee, C; Fleischmann, T (2009) IEEE INTERNATIONAL SOC CONFERENCE, PROCEEDINGS. :169-172

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2009

IEEE Symposium on Design and Diagnostics of Electronic Circuits and Systems, (DDECS)

Mullane, B; OBrien, V; MacNamee, C; Fleischmann, T (2009) IEEE Symposium on Design and Diagnostics of Electronic Circuits and Systems, (DDECS) . :4-7

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2009

IEEE International SOC Conference, (SOCC)

Mullane B., O'Brien V., MacNamee C., Fleischmann T. (2009) IEEE International SOC Conference, (SOCC). :169-172

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2009

International Test Conference, (ITC)

Mullane B., O'Brien V., MacNamee C., Fleischmann T. (2009) International Test Conference, (ITC).

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2009

Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Symposium on Design and Diagnostics of Electronic Circuits and Systems, DDECS 2009

Mullane B., O'Brien V., MacNamee C., Fleischmann T. (2009) Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Symposium on Design and Diagnostics of Electronic Circuits and Systems, DDECS 2009. :4-7

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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. (2009) A2DTest: A complete integrated solution for on-chip ADC self-test and analysis. Test Conference, 2009. ITC 2009. International. Test Conference, 2009. ITC 2009. International :1-10

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2009

ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI, (GLSVLSI)

Mullane B., MacNamee C., O'Brien V., Fleischmann T. (2009) ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI, (GLSVLSI). :81-86

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2009

GLSVLSI 2009: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2009 GREAT LAKES SYMPOSIUM ON VLSI

Mullane, B,MacNamee, C,O'Brien, V,Fleischmann, T, (2009) GLSVLSI 2009: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2009 GREAT LAKES SYMPOSIUM ON VLSI. Glsvlsi 2009: Proceedings Of The 2009 Great Lakes Symposium On Vlsi :81-86

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2009

ITC: 2009 INTERNATIONAL TEST CONFERENCE

Mullane, B; OBrien, V; MacNamee, C; Fleischmann, T (2009) ITC: 2009 INTERNATIONAL TEST CONFERENCE. :368-377

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2008

Proceedings - IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI: Trends in VLSI Technology and Design, ISVLSI 2008

Higgins M., MacNamee C., Mullane B. (2008) Proceedings - IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI: Trends in VLSI Technology and Design, ISVLSI 2008. :145-150

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2008

IET Conference Publications

Mullane B., Higgins M., MacNamee C. (2008) IET Conference Publications. :204-209

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2008

IET Conference Publications

Higgins M., MacNamee C., Mullane B. (2008) IET Conference Publications. :198-203

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2008

2008 IEEE INTERNATIONAL TEST CONFERENCE, VOLS 1 AND 2, PROCEEDINGS

Mullane, B; Higgins, M; MacNamee, C (2008) 2008 IEEE INTERNATIONAL TEST CONFERENCE, VOLS 1 AND 2, PROCEEDINGS. :747-756

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2008

2008 IEEE WORKSHOP ON DESIGN AND DIAGNOSTICS OF ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS, PROCEEDINGS

Higgins, M; MacNamee, C; Mullane, B (2008) 2008 IEEE WORKSHOP ON DESIGN AND DIAGNOSTICS OF ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS, PROCEEDINGS. :326-331

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2004

Proceedings of IEEE Test Workshop

MacNamee, C, Heffernan, D (2004) Proceedings of IEEE Test Workshop. :305-314

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2004

Proceedings of IEEE Test Workshop

MacNamee, C., Heffernan, D. (2004) Proceedings of IEEE Test Workshop. :305-314

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2004

Proceedings of IEEE IC Test Workshop

MacNamee, C., Heffernan, D (2004) Proceedings of IEEE IC Test Workshop.

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2001

Irish Signals and Systems Conference

MacNamee, C. and D. Heffernan. 2001 (2001) Irish Signals and Systems Conference. :463-468

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2001

Irish Signals and Systems Conference

MacNamee, C. and Heffernan, D (2001) Irish Signals and Systems Conference. :463-468

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2001

Proceedings of Irish Signals and Systems Conference, Maynooth. Ireland

MacNamee, C. and Heffernan, D. (2001) Proceedings of Irish Signals and Systems Conference, Maynooth. Ireland.

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Conference Contributions

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Published Reports

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Editorials

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Book Reviews

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Other Publications

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) FPGA PROTOTYPING OF A SCAN BASED SYSTEM-ON-CHIP DESIGN. Montpellier

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2007

Optimisation of IEEE 1500 Wrappers and User Defined TAMs

Higgins, M; Macnamee, C; Mullane, B (2007) Optimisation of IEEE 1500 Wrappers and User Defined TAMs. Boxborough, MA, USA : IEEE

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2007

Developing a Reusable IP Platform within a System-on-Chip Design Framework targeted towards an Academic R&D Environment

Mullane, B; MacNamee, C (2007) Developing a Reusable IP Platform within a System-on-Chip Design Framework targeted towards an Academic R&D Environment. : Korean Semiconductor IP Exchange

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2007

Optimisation and Control of IEEE 1500 Wrappers and User Defined TAMs

Higgins, M; MacNamee, C; Mullane, B (2007) Optimisation and Control of IEEE 1500 Wrappers and User Defined TAMs. Blanchardstown : Blanchardstown IT

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2006

Developing a Reusable IP Platform within a System-on-Chip Design Framework targeted towards an Academic R&D Environment

Mullane, B; MacNamee, C (2006) Developing a Reusable IP Platform within a System-on-Chip Design Framework targeted towards an Academic R&D Environment. Grenoble, France : Design & Reuse

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