People

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Prof Fergal McCaffery

Prof Fergal McCaffery

Professor Fergal McCaffery is founder and director of the Regulated Software Research Centre, and a Professor of Computing Science in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). He is the Medical Device Software Engineering competency area leader in Lero.

Niamh St John Lynch

Niamh St John Lynch

Niamh St John Lynch is a PhD Candidate for Regulatory Requirements of Artificial Intelligence-enabled Medical Devices at DkIT, Regulated Software Research Centre.  Awarded MSc Organisation Psychology, UL, MScSED Software Engineering and Database Technologies and MSc Neuropharmac

Dr Róisín Loughran

Dr Róisín Loughran

Dr Róisín Loughran is the Manager of the Regulated Software Research Centre in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). Dr Loughran obtained a Bachelors degree in Electronic Engineering in UCD before undertaking a MPhil in Music and Media Technology at Trinity College Dublin.

Dr Gilbert Regan

Dr Gilbert Regan

Dr Gilbert Regan is a senior postdoctoral researcher within the Regulated Software Research Centre at DKIT. Gilbert completed his PhD in 2017 where he developed a framework for the assessment and implementation of traceability within the medical device software domain.

Dr Muhammad Adil Raja

Dr Muhammad Adil Raja

Dr Muhammad Adil Raja is a postdoctoral researcher in the "Regulated Software Research Centre” (RSRC) where his role is to research in the broad area of applications of artificial intelligence in medical device software innovation.

Misheck Nyirenda

Misheck Nyirenda

Misheck is a PhD student in the Regulated Software Research Center (RSRC) at Dundalk Institute of Technology. His research focuses on the application of agile practices in medical device software development to prevent defects.

Karla Cepeda

Karla Cepeda

Karla Cepeda is a PhD Student in the Regulated Software Research Center (RSRC) at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT).

Zahid Irfan

Zahid Irfan

Zahid Irfan is a Regulated Software Research Centre research student at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). Zahid obtained his bachelor’s in engineering from GIK Topi, Pakistan, and his master’s degree from Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan.

Jawad Mahmood

Jawad Mahmood

Jawad Mahmood is a PhD student in RSRC in DKIT. His research project is the Development of a Distributed and Scalable Testbed for UAVs. He got his master's degree from China, and he is the winner of prestigious Chinese Government Scholarship.

Buddhika Gayashani

Buddhika Gayashani

Buddhika Gayashani is a PhD student in the Regulated Software Research Centre (RSRC) at Dundalk Institute of Technology. Buddhika has joined the RSRC in March 2023.

Dr Abhishek Kaushik

Dr Abhishek Kaushik

Dr. Kaushik is a dedicated and accomplished academic, currently serving as an Assistant Lecturer at DkIT (Dundalk Institute of Technology) in Ireland.

Sargam Yadav

Sargam Yadav

I am a PhD candidate in artificial intelligence at the Regulated Software Research Centre at Dundalk Institute of Technology. I did my masters in data analytics from Dublin business school.

Dr Jack McDonnell

Dr Jack McDonnell

Dr Jack McDonnell is a lecturer in mathematics and data science in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). Dr McDonnell obtained Bachelors and Masters degrees in pure mathematics from Maynooth University.

Asifa Mehmood

Asifa Mehmood

Asifa Mehmood is a PhD candidate in the Regulated Software Research Centre (RSRC) at Dundalk Institute of Technology. She obtained her master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence from Air University Islamabad, Pakistan in 2023.

Pranay Jaiswal

Pranay Jaiswal
Pranay Jaiswal is a PhD candidates in Regulated Software Research Centre (RSRC) at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKIT). Pranay obtained his undergraduate and graduate(BS-MS) dual degree from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal, India in 2023.

Mugdha Srivastava

Mugdha Srivastava

Mugdha Srivastava is a PhD candidate in the Regulated Software Research Center (RSRC) at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). She is a part of the project called "Regulatory Compliance Framework for Trustworthy AI Medical Device Software (Reg-Fr-AIMs)".