CTVR student wins Entrepreneur Prize

APaloma  27 April 2011

 

 

 

Alvaro Palomo Navarro wins first place in the 2011 NUI Maynooth Student Entrepreneur Competition. His company, eBitez, will develop smart phone application software to lead the next generation of supermarket online shopping.

Alvaro is an IRCSET-funded CTVR PhD student in Electronic Engineering with Dr Ronan Farrell’s group.

Sponsors of this annual competition are Bank of Ireland Maynooth and McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors. The judging panel for the final included Conor Boyce, Patent Attorney, FRKelly; Paul Lavery, Solicitor, McCann Fitzgerald; Teresa Gorman, Manager, Bank of Ireland, Maynooth; Conor Mallaghan, Managing Director, Carton House.

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CTVR Director elected Fellow of TCD

11 April 2011

Prof. Linda Doyle, Director of CTVR, was elected a fellow of Trinity College on Monday 11th April – Trinity Monday.

Fellowship is awarded to academic staff who are seen to have excelled in their field of research. Prof. Doyle is renowned for her work in the field of dynamic spectrum management, software radio and cognitive radio platforms and in CTVR is applying her expertise to explore the issues that arise at the optical-wireless interface in telecommunications systems.

In addition, Linda has a strong interest in art and technology, particularly in applications that challenge traditional ideas of connectivity and connection.