Prof. Orla Feely
Professor Feely holds a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, where her thesis won the DJ Sakrison Memorial Prize for outstanding and innovative research. While at UC Berkeley, she also won the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award. Professor Feely took her primary degree in electronic engineering at University College Dublin and returned to UCD from UC Berkeley in 1992 as a lecturer. She leads a research group in nonlinear circuits and has received three successive SFI Principal Investigator awards, along with grants and prizes from other national, international and industry sources. A Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and former Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Nonlinear Circuits and Systems, Professor Feely is also a Fellow of Engineers Ireland and the Irish Academy of Engineering. She is a director of the Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition and a member of the EU Horizon 2020 Advisory Group on Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions.