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 - University Presidential Presentation
  • 1995 - Young Engineer of the Year Award
  • 1995 - Chairman's Medal Award

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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Books

Development and Formal Verification of TTCAN: Time-Triggered Controller Area Network

Gabriel Leen
2010
Germany
Lambert Academic Publishing
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Book Chapters

TTCAN - Time-triggered Controller Area Network

Gabriel Leen
2012
Germany
Springer
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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

Femtosecond-Laser-Based Inscription Technique for Post-Fiber-Bragg Grating Inscription in an Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometer Pressure Sensor

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2016
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Spectral eigendecomposition-based algorithm for cavity estimation in fibre-optic Fabry-Perot pressure sensors

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2013
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A comparison of emerging time-triggered protocols for automotive X-by-wire control networks

Gabriel Leen
2003
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Expanding automotive electronic systems

Gabriel Leen
2002
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Fiber-Optic EFPI Pressure Sensors for In Vivo Urodynamic Analysis

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2014
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Differential in vivo urodynamic measurement in a single thin catheter based on two optical fiber pressure sensors

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2015
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A time-triggered control network for industrial automation

Gabriel Leen
2002
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Clinical evaluation of a novel technology for non-invasive and continuous measurement of plasma haemoglobin concentration

Gabriel Leen
2015
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Feedback Stabilized Interrogation Technique for EFPI/FBG Hybrid Fiber-Optic Pressure and Temperature Sensors

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2012
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A review of recent advances in optical fibre sensors for in vivo dosimetry during radiotherapy

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Dr. Sinead O'Keeffe
Gabriel Leen
2015
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Digital networks in the automotive vehicle

Gabriel Leen
1999
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Interactive, consistency on a time-triggered real-time control network

Gabriel Leen
2006
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Recent Improvement of Medical Optical Fibre Pressure and Temperature Sensors

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2015
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Optical Fibre Pressure Sensors in Medical Applications

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2015
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Time-triggered controller area network

Gabriel Leen
2001
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Interactive Consistency on a Time-triggered Real-time Control

Gabriel Leen
2006
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Fiber-optic combined FPI/FBG sensors for monitoring of radiofrequency thermal ablation of liver tumors: ex vivo experiments

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2014
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Intra-Tissue Pressure Measurement in Ex Vivo Liver Undergoing Laser Ablation with Fiber-Optic Fabry-Perot Probe

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2016
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Vehicles without wires

Gabriel Leen
2001
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Optical Fribre Pressure Sensors in Medical Applications.

Gabriel Leen
2015
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Mid-infrared point sensor for in situ monitoring of CO2 emissions from large-scale engines

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2012
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Clinical evaluation of a novel technology for non-invasive and continuous measurement of plasma haemoglobin concentration

Gabriel Leen
2015
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A gateway for time-triggered control networks

Gabriel Leen
2007
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Optical Fibre Pressure Sensors in Medical Applications

Gabriel Leen
2015
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Fiber-optic chirped FBG for distributed thermal monitoring of ex-vivo radiofrequency ablation of liver

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2014
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Adaptive filter-based interrogation of high-sensitivity fiber optic Fabry-Perot interferometry sensors

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2014
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A fibre optic sensor for the in situ determination of rock physical properties

Gabriel Leen
2012
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Clock synchronisation on multiple TTCAN network channels

Gabriel Leen
2004
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A fibre optic sensor for the in situ determination of rock physical properties

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2012
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Monitoring of radiofrequency thermal ablation in liver tissue through fibre Bragg grating sensors array

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Gabriel Leen
2014
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Expanding Automotive Electronic Systems

Gabriel Leen
2002
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TTCAN: a new time-triggered controller area network

Gabriel Leen
2002
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Other Journals

Conception and preliminary evaluation of an optical fibre sensor for simultaneous measurement of pressure and temperature

Gabriel Leen
2009
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Talking to the car - automotive networks are in the throws of change

Gabriel Leen
2000
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Drive-by-wire technology

Gabriel Leen
2003
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ICT Based Research at Limerick Contributes to Automotive 'drive-by-wire' Technology

Gabriel Leen
2002
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Developing a FlexRay Automotive Clock Synchronisation Algorithm in SystemC for use in SoCs

Gabriel Leen
2004
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Technical Report: Formally Verifying Aspects of Time-Triggered Controller Area Network (phases 1 and 2a) Condensed report: Formal Verification of the TTCAN Protocol

Gabriel Leen
2002
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RTDC Group at the University of Limerick contribute to the creation of a standardised architecture for European Space Agency spacecraft.

Gabriel Leen
2003
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Non-invasive Optical Method to determine the Total Heamoglobin content in Real-Time

Gabriel Leen
2010
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Developing a FlexRay Automotive Clock Synchronisation Algorithm in SystemC for use in SOCs

Gabriel Leen
2004
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Developing a FlexRay Automotive Clock Synchronisation Algorithm in SystemC for use in SOCs

Gabriel Leen
2004
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Electronics in the Car: Is the Family Car Growing up to be a Computer Network?

Gabriel Leen
2001
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Conference Publications

2009 6th International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices, SSD 2009

Gabriel Leen
2009
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Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering

Gabriel Leen
2009
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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

Dr. Daniel Toal
Dr. Thomas Newe
Gabriel Leen
2014
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Fibre optic sensors for temperature and pressure monitoring in laser ablation: experiments on ex vivo animal model

Gabriel Leen
2016
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24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Gabriel Leen
2015
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Distributed fiber-optic sensors for thermal monitoring in radiofrequency thermal ablation in porcine phantom

Gabriel Leen
2014
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Fiber Bragg grating sensors for spatially resolved measurements in ex-vivo pancreatic laser ablation

Gabriel Leen
2016
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NanotechItaly 2014

Gabriel Leen
2014
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21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (OFS-21)

Gabriel Leen
2011
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11th IEEE ETFA ¿06 - International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation.

Gabriel Leen
2006
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IEEE Sensors 2011 Conference.

Gabriel Leen
2011
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FOURTH EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Gabriel Leen
2010
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Proceedings of IEEE Sensors

Gabriel Leen
2010
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IEEE Sensors 2014

Dr. Daniel Toal
Dr. Thomas Newe
Gabriel Leen
2014
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24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Gabriel Leen
2015
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CLINICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SPECTROSCOPY AND IMAGING IV

Gabriel Leen
2015
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Low Drift and High Resolution Miniature Optical Fiber combined Pressure- and Temperature Sensor for Cardio-Vascular and Other Medical Applications

Gabriel Leen
2013
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SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing

Gabriel Leen
2014
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Optical Metrology

Gabriel Leen
2013
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Eurosensors XXV

Gabriel Leen
2011
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5th International Conference on Networks and Systems, ICN'06: IEEE Computer Society

Gabriel Leen
2006
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IMC18: International Manufacturing Conference

Gabriel Leen
2001
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SENSORS & THEIR APPLICATIONS XV

Gabriel Leen
2009
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2009 6th International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices, SSD 2009

Gabriel Leen
2009
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24TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Dr. Thomas Newe
Gabriel Leen
2015
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21ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBER SENSORS

Gabriel Leen
2011
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23RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Gabriel Leen
2014
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2012 IEEE SENSORS PROCEEDINGS

Gabriel Leen
2012
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SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing

Gabriel Leen
2014
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European Conference on Biomedical Optics (ECBO)

Gabriel Leen
2013
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Analog Devices DEC2000 Conference.

Gabriel Leen
2000
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SAE World Congress

Gabriel Leen
2007
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Analog Devices DEC2000 Conference

Gabriel Leen
2000
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2010 IEEE SENSORS

Gabriel Leen
2010
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IEEE Symposium on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, ETFA

Gabriel Leen
2006
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BioPhotonics, 2011 International Workshop on

Dr. Sinead O'Keeffe
Gabriel Leen
2011
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SMART BIOMEDICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL SENSOR TECHNOLOGY XI

Gabriel Leen
2014
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FIBER OPTIC SENSORS AND APPLICATIONS XI

Gabriel Leen
2014
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RLS Filter-Based Interrogation of Fiber-Optic Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometry Sensors

Gabriel Leen
2014
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23rd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors OFS23

Gabriel Leen
2014
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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) Europe

Gabriel Leen
2013
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U.K. Institute of Physics - Sensors & Applications XII

Gabriel Leen
2003
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IEE - Irish Signals and System Conference: ISSC2005

Gabriel Leen
2005
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Proceedings of IMC18: International Manufacturing Conference. Dublin.

Gabriel Leen
2001
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2009 6TH INTERNATIONAL MULTI-CONFERENCE ON SYSTEMS, SIGNALS AND DEVICES, VOLS 1 AND 2

Gabriel Leen
2009
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Proceedings of the International Conference on Networking, International Conference on Systems and International Conference on Mobile Communications and Learning Technologies,ICN/ICONS/MCL'06

Gabriel Leen
2006
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Sensors, 2010 IEEE

Dr. Sinead O'Keeffe
Gabriel Leen
2010
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OPTICAL MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS FOR INDUSTRIAL INSPECTION VIII

Gabriel Leen
2013
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2011 IEEE SENSORS

Gabriel Leen
2011
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In-Vivo Urodynamic Pressure Measurement with Fiber-Optic EFPI Pressure Probes

Gabriel Leen
2014
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23rd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors OFS23

Gabriel Leen
2014
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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) Europe, Munich, Germany

Gabriel Leen
2013
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SDSS 2005: First annual Workshop on spacecraft Data Systems and Software

Gabriel Leen
1999
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IEE Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC),

Gabriel Leen
2005
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Proceeedings U.K. Institute of Physics - Sensors&Applications XII. Sept. 2003. P. 245-252.

Gabriel Leen
2003
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2009 6TH INTERNATIONAL MULTI-CONFERENCE ON SYSTEMS, SIGNALS AND DEVICES, VOLS 1 AND 2

Gabriel Leen
2009
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IEE Conference Publication

Gabriel Leen
2005
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EUROSENSORS XXV

Gabriel Leen
2011
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ADVANCED MICROSCOPY TECHNIQUES III

Gabriel Leen
2013
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2013 CONFERENCE ON AND INTERNATIONAL QUANTUM ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE LASERS AND ELECTRO-OPTICS EUROPE (CLEO EUROPE/IQEC)

Gabriel Leen
2013
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Fiber-Optic EFPI/FBG Dual Sensor for Monitoring of Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation of Liver Tumors

Gabriel Leen
2014
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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)

Gabriel Leen
2014
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5th European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors

Gabriel Leen
2013
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11th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation.

Gabriel Leen
2006
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56th International Astronautical Congress,

Gabriel Leen
2005
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IEE - Irish Signals and System Conference: ISSC2005.

Gabriel Leen
2005
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2010 IEEE SENSORS

Gabriel Leen
2010
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International Astronautical Federation - 56th International Astronautical Congress 2005

Gabriel Leen
2005
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U.K. Institute of Physics - Sensors&Applications XII

Conor Ryan
Gabriel Leen
2003
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Optical fibre pressure and temperature sensor system designed for urodynamic applications

Gabriel Leen
2016
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FIFTH EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Gabriel Leen
2013
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2013 CONFERENCE ON AND INTERNATIONAL QUANTUM ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE LASERS AND ELECTRO-OPTICS EUROPE (CLEO EUROPE/IQEC)

Gabriel Leen
2013
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Effects of Autonomic Nervous System on the Quality of Non-invasive Blood Diagnosis by PPG-based Sensor System

Gabriel Leen
2015
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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)

Gabriel Leen
2014
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IEEE Sensors 2013

Gabriel Leen
2013
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11th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation.

Gabriel Leen
2006
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European Geosciences Union General Assembly.

Gabriel Leen
2010
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IEEE ETFA '06 - International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation. WIP. Prague

Gabriel Leen
2006
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EUROSENSOR XXIV CONFERENCE

Gabriel Leen
2010
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2006 IEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation, Vols 1 -3

Gabriel Leen
2006
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Optical fibre multi-parameter sensing with secure cloud based signal capture and processing

Dr. Eoin O'Connell
Dr. Thomas Newe
Dr. Sinead O'Keeffe
Gabriel Leen
2016
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Novel ultra high resolution optical fibre temperature sensor

Gabriel Leen
2016
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23RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS

Gabriel Leen
2014
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Novel FBG femtosecond laser inscription method for improved FPI sensors for medical applications

Gabriel Leen
2014
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A proposed framework for fine-tuning/training a fuzzy controller

Gabriel Leen
2006
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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)

Gabriel Leen
2014
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IEEE Sensors 2012

Gabriel Leen
2012
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ICONS'06 - International Conference on Networks and Systems

Gabriel Leen
2006
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European Geoscience Union General Assembly

Gabriel Leen
2011
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2010 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium, SAS 2010 - Proceedings

Gabriel Leen
2010
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Conference Contributions

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Editorials

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Other Publications

Interview discussing automotive technology particularly Steer-by-Wire and Brake-by-Wire systems in vehicles.

Gabriel Leen
2002
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In-vehicle Communication Infrastructure - An Overview

Gabriel Leen
2003
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Interview discussing Steer-by-Wire and Brake-by-Wire systems in future vehicles.

Gabriel Leen
2002
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The evolution of automotive electronic systems

Gabriel Leen
2003
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Time Triggered Controller Area Network

Gabriel Leen
2003
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Talking to the car -automotive networks are in the throws of change

Gabriel Leen
2000
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Evolving automotive control network technologies and their deployment in spacecraft

Gabriel Leen
2005
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Electronics in the Car: Is the Family Car Growing up to be a Computer Network?

Gabriel Leen
2001
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Formal Verification for the ROBUS Start-up Protocol Technical Report: NASA Langley Research Centre. (Not available to the public)

Gabriel Leen
2004
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ICT Based Research at Limerick Contributes to Automotive 'drive-by-wire' Technology

Gabriel Leen
2002
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Formal Verification of the TTCAN protocol

Gabriel Leen
2000
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Formally Verifying Aspects of Time-Triggered Controller Area Network (phases 1 and 2a)

Gabriel Leen
2002
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A review of recent advances in optical fibre sensors for in vivo dosimetry during radiotherapy.

Dr. Sinead O'Keeffe
Gabriel Leen
2015
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Embedded Control Network Technology

Gabriel Leen
2003
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RTDC Group at the University of Limerick contribute to the creation of a standardised architecture for European Space Agency spacecraft

Gabriel Leen
2003
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Optical Fibre Pressure Sensors in Medical Applications

Gabriel Leen
2015
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Interview discussing present and future trends in automotive technology.

Gabriel Leen
2002
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Formal Verification for the ROBUS Start-up Protocol

Gabriel Leen
2004
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