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Dr. Ian Clancy

Biography

Dr Ian Clancy is Course Director of the Physics (Common Entry) programme at the Department of Physics, University of Limerick. He is also the University of Limerick coordinator for the Professional Diploma in Teaching Physics. This programme is funded through the HEA's Teacher Supply Action Plan (consortium: UL, NUIG, and DCU).

Ian has a BSc in Applied Physics from the University of Limerick and a PhD in the area of computational statistical physics studying the dynamic phase transition in a model of an earthquake fault. Ian has a wide range of research interests including dynamic phase transitions in complex systems, modelling of certain electrochemical processes, and physics education.

Ian currently teaches modules on Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Modern Physics, and Computational Physics.



Research Interests

Statistical physics; computational physics; nonlinear dynamical systems; phase transitions and criticality; complexity.

Professional Activities

Association

  • 2012 Committee Member, Institute of Physics in Ireland
  • 1999 Member, American Physical Society

Education

  • 2004 University of Limerick - Ph.D.
  • 1999 University of Limerick - B.Sc. in Applied Physics

Committee

  • Student status committee,

Publications

Book Chapters

2015

Learning objects in MOOC: Good practice for learning objects
Marcus-Quinn A.;Clancy I.
(2015) Learning objects in MOOC: Good practice for learning objects
In Furthering Higher Education Possibilities through Massive Open Online Courses; pp. 150-164
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8279-5.ch007

2015

Furthering Higher Education Possibilities through Massive Open Online Courses
Marcus-Quinn, Ann and Clancy, I.
(2015) Furthering Higher Education Possibilities through Massive Open Online Courses
In MOOCs Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID); USA : IGI Global

Peer Reviewed Journals

2016

Metal particle compaction during drop-substrate impact for inkjet printing and drop-casting processes
Clancy, I,Amarandei, G,Nash, C,Glowacki, BA
(2016) Metal particle compaction during drop-substrate impact for inkjet printing and drop-casting processes
In Journal Of Applied Physics;
DOI: 10.1063/1.4941344
[ULIR]

2014

Bridging percolation and particle dynamics models of the granular rigidity transitionl
Fitzgerald, BW,Clancy, I,Corcoran, D
(2014) Bridging percolation and particle dynamics models of the granular rigidity transitionl
In Physica A; pp. 582-594
DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2014.05.046

2014

Stability of Ultrathin Nanocomposite Polymer Films Controlled by the Embedding of Gold Nanoparticles
Amarandei, G,Clancy, I,O'Dwyer, C,Arshak, A,Corcoran, D
(2014) Stability of Ultrathin Nanocomposite Polymer Films Controlled by the Embedding of Gold Nanoparticles
In ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces; pp. 20758-20767
DOI: 10.1021/am5049543
[ULIR]

2012

Pattern formation induced by an electric field in a polymer-air-polymer thin film system
Amarandei, G,Beltrame, P,Clancy, I,O'Dwyer, C,Arshak, A,Steiner, U,Corcoran, D,Thiele, U
(2012) Pattern formation induced by an electric field in a polymer-air-polymer thin film system
In Soft Matter; pp. 6333-6349
DOI: 10.1039/c2sm25273b

2010

On-Off Intermittency and Criticality in Early Stage Electromigration
Dalton, E; Clancy, I; Corcoran, D; Arshak, A; Gooberman, G
(2010) On-Off Intermittency and Criticality in Early Stage Electromigration
In Physical Review Letters;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.214101

2009

State-variable friction for the Burridge-Knopoff model
Clancy, I; Corcoran, D
(2009) State-variable friction for the Burridge-Knopoff model
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.80.016113

2006

Burridge-Knopoff model: Exploration of dynamic phases
Clancy, I; Corcoran, D
(2006) Burridge-Knopoff model: Exploration of dynamic phases
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.73.046115

2005

Criticality in the Burridge-Knopoff model
Clancy, I; Corcoran, D
(2005) Criticality in the Burridge-Knopoff model
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.71.046124

2004

Numerical Simulation of a Directional Selectivity Model for Anodic Formation of Porous InP
Lynch R., O'Dwyer C., Clancy I., Corcoran D., Buckley D.N.
(2004) Numerical Simulation of a Directional Selectivity Model for Anodic Formation of Porous InP
In Ecs Transactions; pp. 85-95

2004

Numerical Simulation of the Anodic Formation of Nanoporous InP
Lynch, R; O'Dwyer, C; Clancy, I; Corcoran, D; Buckley, DN
(2004) Numerical Simulation of the Anodic Formation of Nanoporous InP
In Ecs Transactions; pp. 85-

Conference Publications

2017

ECS Transactions
Quill N.;Clancy I.;Nakahara S.;Belochapkine S.;O'Dwyer C.;Buckley D.;Lynch R.
(2017) ECS Transactions
In Ecs Transactions; pp. 67-96
DOI: 10.1149/07704.0067ecst

2015

EXPLORING THE POSSIBILITIES OF AUTOMATED FEEDBACK FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
Clancy, I,Marcus-Quinn, A,GomezChova, L,LopezMartinez, A,CandelTorres I
(2015) EXPLORING THE POSSIBILITIES OF AUTOMATED FEEDBACK FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
In Edulearn14: 6th International Conference On Education And New Learning Technologies; pp. 7264-7269

2014

THE POTENTIAL OF OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES FOR TEACHING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
Marcus-Quinn, A,Clancy, I,Chova, LG,Martinez, AL,Torres, IC
(2014) THE POTENTIAL OF OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES FOR TEACHING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
In Inted2014: 8th International Technology, Education And Development Conference; pp. 1003-1003

2009

International Conference on Applied Physics and Mathematics, ICAPM 2009,
Dalton, E; Corcoran, D; Clancy, I.
(2009) International Conference on Applied Physics and Mathematics, ICAPM 2009,
Brazil

2007

Fluctuations and Scaling in Materials, StatPhys 23 Satellite Meeting
Clancy, I. and Corcoran, D.
(2007) Fluctuations and Scaling in Materials, StatPhys 23 Satellite Meeting

2005

Complexity workshop
Clancy, I. and Corcoran, D.
(2005) Complexity workshop
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

Meeting Abstracts
Lynch R., O'Dwyer C., Clancy I., Corcoran D., Buckley D.N.
(2004) Meeting Abstracts
pp. 1416-0

2004

206th STOTAPCS Electrochemical Society Inc.
Lynch R., O'Dwyer C., Clancy I., Corcoran D., Buckley D.N.
(2004) 206th STOTAPCS Electrochemical Society Inc.
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

Proceedings - Electrochemical Society
Lynch R.;O'Dwyer C.;Clancy I.;Corcoran D.;Buckley D.
(2004) Proceedings - Electrochemical Society
pp. 85-95

2004

206th STOTAPCS Electrochemical Society Inc
Lynch R., O¿Dwyer C., Clancy I., Corcoran D., Buckley D.N.
(2004) 206th STOTAPCS Electrochemical Society Inc
H. Ng and A. G. Baca(Ed.) pp. 85-95

2004

206th STOTAPCS Electrochemical Society Inc
Lynch R., O Dwyer C., Clancy I., Corcoran D., Buckley D.N.
(2004) 206th STOTAPCS Electrochemical Society Inc
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

206th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society
Lynch R. , O¿Dwyer C. , Clancy I. , Corcoran D. and Buckley D. N.
(2004) 206th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

206th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society
Lynch R. , O¿Dwyer C. , Clancy I. , Corcoran D. and Buckley D. N.
(2004) 206th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society
H. Ng and A. G. Baca(Ed.) pp. 85-95

2004

206th STOAPCS Electrochemical Society
Lynch R., O'Dwyer C., Clancy I., Corcoran D., Buckley D.N.
(2004) 206th STOAPCS Electrochemical Society
H. Ng and A. G. Baca(Ed.) pp. 85-95

2002

Modelling of Complex Systems, Seventh Granada Lectures
Clancy I., Corcoran D.
(2002) Modelling of Complex Systems, Seventh Granada Lectures
*(Ed.) pp. 159-162

2002

Modelling of Complex Systems, Seventh Granada Lectures
Clancy I., Corcoran D.
(2002) Modelling of Complex Systems, Seventh Granada Lectures
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2002

Modelling of Complex Systems, Seventh Granada Lectures
Clancy I., Corcoran D.
(2002) Modelling of Complex Systems, Seventh Granada Lectures
P.L. Garrido and J. Marro(Ed.) pp. 159-162

2002

Modelling of Complex Systems, Seventh Granada Lectures
Clancy, I., D. Corcoran
(2002) Modelling of Complex Systems, Seventh Granada Lectures
P.L. Garrido and J. Marro(Ed.) pp. 159-162 Granada, Spain

2002

Modeling of Complex Systems
Clancy, I; Corcoran, D
(2002) Modeling of Complex Systems
pp. 159-162 Granada, Spain

2002

Modelling of Complex Systems, Seventh Granada Lectures
Clancy I. and Corcoran D.
(2002) Modelling of Complex Systems, Seventh Granada Lectures
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

Irish Society for Scientific and Engineering Computation Annual Symposium
Clancy, I., Corcoran, D.
(2001) Irish Society for Scientific and Engineering Computation Annual Symposium
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

Irish Society for Scientific and Engineering Computation Annual Symposium
Clancy I. and Corcoran D.
(2001) Irish Society for Scientific and Engineering Computation Annual Symposium
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

Conference Contributions

2019

European Science Education Research Association (ESERA)
Walshe, G., Casey, V., Cauchi, M., Cusack, A., Kavanagh, Y., Quinn, M. and Clancy, I.
(2019) European Science Education Research Association (ESERA)
Bologna, Italy

2018

Institute of Physics Higher Education Group Regional Community Meeting
Walshe, G., Casey, V., Clancy, I., Corcoran, D. Ní Eidhin, D. McFall, E. and Quinn, M.
(2018) Institute of Physics Higher Education Group Regional Community Meeting
Glasgow

2018

VICEPHEC (Variety in Chemistry Education and Physics Higher Education Conference)
Walshe, G., Casey, V., Clancy, I., Corcoran, D., McFall, E., Quinn, M., and Ní Eidhin, D.
(2018) VICEPHEC (Variety in Chemistry Education and Physics Higher Education Conference)
Sheffield