Shane Mcloughlin, LERO, National University of Ireland

Dr Shane McLoughlin is an SFI and Intel funded Post-Doctoral Researcher for LERO (The Irish Software Research Institute) at National University of Ireland Maynooth, under PI Professor Brian Donnellan. He holds a PhD in Information Science from University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, sponsored by the HW Wilson Foundation. Shane’s current research examines the development and adoption of disruptive digital innovations with societal benefit. He focuses on approaches to urban data/IoT and Autonomous Vehicle service development, and related sustainable business models. In this respect, Shane have been case studying the EU H2020 project ‘Organicity’ as a ‘Living Lab’ approach to support public innovation, and has been carrying out use-cases on the urban IoT/Data ecosystem it supports.  Shane is Collaborator on a SFI Science Policy project examining peer review in relation to grant funding (award: ‘17/SPR/5319’) led by PI Professor Kalpana Shankar at UCD. As Collaborator, he is contributing to Science Policy & best practice in the context of peer review for grant funding of industry-academic collaborations.

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