Biography

Biography

Gabriel is a Senior Research Fellow working with the Circuits & Systems Research Centre and the Optical Fibre Sensor Research Centre (www.ofsrc.ul.ie). He completed his Ph.D., on the Formal Verification of the TTCAN protocol (ISO11898-4), in 2002. Gabriel has received a number of honours including: the IEE, Sir Frederic Calland Williams Premium: Knowledge Services Award; a Highly Commended Award from Emerald Publishing; the Institute of Engineers of Ireland – Young Engineer of the Year Award; the Institute of Engineers of Ireland, Thomond region – Chairman's Medal Award and an Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology (IRCSET) Postdoctoral Fellowship Award. Gabriel has successfully completed several Enterprise Ireland (EI) commercialisation focused awards, and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) fundamental research awards. He is the PI on an SFI Career Development Award (CDA) which is researching and developing novel sensor technologies based on optical fibres.

Education includes:

  • Grad. Dip. Management, University of Limerick, 2005.
  • Ph.D. Research Thesis, University of Limerick, 2002.
  • M.Eng. Research Thesis, University of Limerick, 2000.
  • B.Eng. (1st Hons.), Electronic Engineering, University of Limerick, 1995.

Professional Membership /Roles (current and past) include:

  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (MIEEE)
  • Founding member of the European Space Agency (ESA) Controller Area Network (CAN) in Space Work Group
  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technologies, IEE Computer and Control Engineering Journal and the International Journal of Vehicle Design
  • ISO Technical Committee 22, Sub Committee 3, Work Group 1 - Task Force 6
  • EU Framework program expert evaluator for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Transportation. Proposal reviewer and Project evaluator for FP6, FP7 and H2020
  • Judge for the IEE Electronics Awards in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) - Formula Student 2004, 2005 and 2006 competitions
  • Group leader of the Automotive Systems Research Group
  • Member of the Irish Space Industry Skillsnet Steering committee
  • Founder and Director of the UL spinout company: PolyPico Technologies Ltd. (www.polypico.com)
Patent applications include:

  • An Ultra-high Resolution Temperature Sensor, Poeggel, S., Duraibabu, D., Leen. G., Dooly, G., and Lewis, L. Filed 2015
  • A Fibre Optic Multi Sensor, Reinsch, T., Bremer, K., Leen, G., Lewis, and Lochmann, S. Filed 2012
  • An Optical Method to Non-Invasively Determine Cardiac Output, Timm, U., Lewis, E., Leen. G., Ewald H., Kraitl, J., Koball, S., Hinz., M., Andruschenko, S. and McGrath, D. Filed September 2011.
  • Non-invasive Measurement of Blood Haemoglobin: Timm, U., Lewis, E., Leen. G., Ewald H., Kraitl, J. and McGrath, D. Filed US, EU and Irish patent application September 2010.
  • A method for Dispensing Nano and Pico Litre Volumes of Biomaterial: Bryce, B. and Leen. G. Filed US, EU and Irish patent application September 2010.
  • An Optical Fibre Pressure Sensor: Bremer, K., Leen, G., Lewis, E., Moss, B., Lochmann, S., Mueller, I. (Filed US and Irish patents Jan 2010)
  • A Valve Niven A, Leen, J. and Leen G. Filed July 2008. (Refilled in 2009).
  • Pressure Sensing: Niven A, Leen, J. and Leen G. Filed July 2008. (Refilled in 2009).
  • Engines and Exhaust Systems: Niven A, Leen, J. and Leen G. Filed September 2008. (Refilled in 2009).
  • A Pressure Wave Reservoir: Niven, A, Leen, J. and Leen, G. Filed December 2008. (Refilled in 2009).
  • A Network Gateway Shaheen S., Heffernan D. and Leen G., No: 2004/0395 Date: 6/2004
  • A Method and a Communication System for Transmitting Data between a Plurality of Nodes in a Data Communication System: Leen G. & Heffernan D. No. S2002/0935. Date: 3/12/03
  • A Device to Determine the Thermal Status of an Internal Combustion Engine: Leen G. & Loughrain S. No. S65345. Priority date 28/2/1992.

Research Interests

Current and past research interests include:
  • Automotive Technologies, Hardware, Software and Systems
  • Distributed Embedded Control Networks
  • Formal Verification / Formal Methods
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • On-board Spacecraft Control Systems
  • Micro-drop generation and fluid dispensing
  • Optical fibre sensors for pressure and temperature
  • Medical applications of sensor technology
  • Non-invasive measurement of blood haemoglobin
  • Efficiency of internal combustion engines

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2005 - Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laurets
  • 2003 - EMBARK Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
  • 2002 - IEE F.C. Williams Premium Award 2002
  • 2002 - Highly Commended Award
  • 1995 - Chairman's Medal Award
  • 1995 - Young Engineer of the Year Award
  • 1995 - University Presidential Presentation

Education

  • 2005 University of Limerick - Graduate Diploma
  • 2002 University of Limerick - Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2000 University of Limerick - Master of Engineering
  • 1995 University of Limerick - B.Eng.

Patent

  • 2003 S2002/0935 - A method and a communication system for transmitting data between a plurality of nodes in a data communication system
  • 1999 84296 - A network gateway
  • 1992 S65345 - A device to determine the thermal status of an internal combustion engine?

Committee

  • 2002 European Space Agency ¿ ¿Controller Area Network in Space¿ Working Group,
  • 1899 ISO TC22/SC3/WG1/TF6,

Employment

  • 1995 Leopold KOSTAL, DORTMUND, GERMANY - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

Language

  • German

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Peer Reviewed Journals

2001

Vehicles without wires

Leen, G; Heffernan, D (2001) Vehicles without wires. Computing & Control Engineering Journal :205-211

Books

Book Chapters

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Other Journals

2003

Drive-by-wire technology

Leen, G; Ryan, C; Heffernan, D (2003) Drive-by-wire technology. Newspaper - The Evening Echo, April 1 �03.

2002

Technical Report: Formally Verifying Aspects of Time-Triggered Controller Area Network (phases 1 and 2a) Condensed report: Formal Verification of the TTCAN Protocol

Leen, G; Heffernan, D (2002) Technical Report: Formally Verifying Aspects of Time-Triggered Controller Area Network (phases 1 and 2a) Condensed report: Formal Verification of the TTCAN Protocol. Circulation technical report: ISO Working Group ISO/TC22/SC3/WG1/TF6. PEI/CSRC Report No.: 20020603. Main library, University of Limerick, Ireland. June-2002.

Conference Publications

2015

24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Tosi, D,Poeggel, S,Dinesh, DB,Macchi, EG,Gallati, M,Braschi, G,Leen, G,Lewis, E,Kalinowski, HJ,Fabris, JL,Bock, WJ (2015) 24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS. Optical Coherence Tomography And Coherence Techniques V

2015

CLINICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SPECTROSCOPY AND IMAGING IV

Tosi, D,Perrone, G,Vallan, A,Braglia, A,Liu, Y,Macchi, EG,Braschi, G,Gallati, M,Cigada, A,Poeggel, S,Duraibabu, DB,Leen, G,Lewis, E,Brown, JQ,Deckert V (2015) CLINICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SPECTROSCOPY AND IMAGING IV. Optical Coherence Tomography And Coherence Techniques V

2015

24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Poeggel, S,Duraibabu, D,Lacraz, A,Kalli, K,Tosi, D,Leen, G,Lewis, E,Kalinowski, HJ,Fabris, JL,Bock, WJ (2015) 24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS. Optical Coherence Tomography And Coherence Techniques V

2015

24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Duraibabu, D,Poeggel, S,Lehzen, K,Dooly, G,Lewis, E,Leen, G,Newe, T,Kalinowski, HJ,Fabris, JL,Bock, WJ (2015) 24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS. Optical Coherence Tomography And Coherence Techniques V

2014

23RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Poeggel, S,Tosi, D,Fusco, F,Mirone, V,Sannino, S,Lupoli, L,Ippolito, J,Leen, G,Lewis, E,LopezHiguera, JM,Jones, J,LopezAmo, M,Santos, JL (2014) 23RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS. Optical Coherence Tomography And Coherence Techniques V

2014

NanotechItaly 2014

D. Tosi, E.G. Macchi, M. Gallati, G. Braschi, A. Cigada, S. Poeggel, G. Leen, E. Lewis (2014) NanotechItaly 2014.

2014

FIBER OPTIC SENSORS AND APPLICATIONS XI

Poeggel, S,Tosi, D,Duraibabu, D,Kelly, J,Munroe, M,Leen, G,Lewis, E,Du, HH,Pickrell, G,Udd, E,Baldwin, CS,Benterou, JJ,Wang, A (2014) FIBER OPTIC SENSORS AND APPLICATIONS XI. Optical Coherence Tomography And Coherence Techniques V

2014

Novel miniature pressure and temperature optical fibre sensor based on an extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometer (EFPI) and Fibre Bragg Gratings (FBG) for the Ocean environment

Duraibabu, DB,Poeggel, S,Omerdic, E,Kalli, K,Capocci, R,Lacraz, A,Dooly, G,Lewis, E,Newe, T,Leen, G,Toal, D, (2014) Novel miniature pressure and temperature optical fibre sensor based on an extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometer (EFPI) and Fibre Bragg Gratings (FBG) for the Ocean environment. 2012 Ieee Sensors Proceedings

2014

SMART BIOMEDICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL SENSOR TECHNOLOGY XI

Poeggel, S,Tosi, D,Duraibabu, D,Sannino, S,Lupoli, L,Ippolito, J,Fusco, F,Mirone, V,Leen, G,Lewis, E,Cullum, BM,McLamore, ES (2014) SMART BIOMEDICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL SENSOR TECHNOLOGY XI. Optical Coherence Tomography And Coherence Techniques V

2014

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing

S. Poeggel, D. Tosi, S. Sannino, L. Lupoli, F. Fusco, J. Ippolito, V. Mirone, D. Duraibabu, G. Leen, E. Lewis (2014) SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing.

2014

IEEE Sensors 2014

2. Duraibabu D B, Poeggel S, Omerdic E, Kalli K, Capocci R, Lacraz A, Dooly G, Lewis E, Newe T, Leen G, Toal D (2014) IEEE Sensors 2014.

2014

23RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Tosi, D,Macchi, EG,Braschi, G,Gallati, M,Cigada, A,Rossi, S,Poeggel, S,Leen, G,Lewis, E,LopezHiguera, JM,Jones, J,LopezAmo, M,Santos, JL (2014) 23RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS. Optical Coherence Tomography And Coherence Techniques V

2013

ADVANCED MICROSCOPY TECHNIQUES III

Poeggel, S,Tosi, D,Leen, G,Lewis, E,Beaurepaire, E,So, PTC (2013) ADVANCED MICROSCOPY TECHNIQUES III. Optical Coherence Tomography And Coherence Techniques V

2011

EUROSENSORS XXV

Bremer, K,Lewis, E,Leen, G,Moss, B,Lochmann, S,Mueller, I,Kaltsas, G,Tsamis, C (2011) EUROSENSORS XXV. Engineering Of Sport 8: Engineering Emotion - 8th Conference Of The International Sports Engineering Association (Isea)

2011

Eurosensors XXV

Bremer, K., Lewis, E., Leen, G., Moss, B., Lochmann, S., and Mueller, I. (2011) Eurosensors XXV.

2011

2011 IEEE SENSORS

Bremer, K,Lewis, E,Leen, G,Moss, B,Lochmann, S,Mueller, I, (2011) 2011 IEEE SENSORS. 2011 Ieee Sensors :105-108

2011

IEEE Sensors 2011 Conference.

Bremer,K., Lewis,E., Leen,G., Moss,B., Lochmann, S., Reinsch,T., Schroetter, J. and Mueller,I. (2011) IEEE Sensors 2011 Conference. . :105-108

2010

Proceedings of IEEE Sensors

Bremer K., Lewis E., Leen G., Moss B., Lochmann S., Mueller I., Reinsch T., Schroetter J. (2010) Proceedings of IEEE Sensors. :538-541

2010

2010 IEEE SENSORS

McCarthy, D; OKeeffe, S; Leen, G; Lewis, E (2010) 2010 IEEE SENSORS. :1663-1666

2010

2010 IEEE SENSORS

Bremer, K; Lewis, E; Leen, G; Moss, B; Lochmann, S; Mueller, I; Reinsch, T; Schroetter, J (2010) 2010 IEEE SENSORS. :538-541

2010

Sensors, 2010 IEEE

McCarthy, D and O'Keeffe, S and Leen, G and Lewis, E (2010) Sensors, 2010 IEEE. :1663-1666

2005

56th International Astronautical Congress,

G. Leen (1), M.Porciani (2), F. Granata (2), L. Di Marsico (3) (1) University of Limerick, Ireland, (2) Kayser Italia s.r.l - Italy., (3) University of Pisa ¿ Faculty of Electronic Engineering ¿ Italy (2005) 56th International Astronautical Congress,. :*-*

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