Our Team

Aziz Saif

Aziz Saif

Intelligent Grid

Aziz joined the IERC team in November, 2019. At IERC, his role will be to assist in projects related with renewable energy integration, smart grid, distributed energy resources.

Prof Brian Norton

Prof Brian Norton

Professor Brian Norton PhD DSc DUniv(h.c.)  FIAE MRIA is Head of Energy Research at Tyndall National Institute

Brian O’Regan

Brian O’Regan

Software & Systems Integration

Brian joined the team in 2016, and has a Masters in Engineering and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, both from University College Cork and is a PhD Researcher in Institute of Construction Informatics, Technische Universität Dresden.

Dr Carlos Ochoa

Dr Carlos Ochoa

Energy in Buildings

Dr Carlos Ochoa joined the IERC as a Building Energy Senior Researcher, after previous participation in FP7 and H2020 projects with Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Eimear Corridan

Eimear Corridan

Eimear joined the IERC in January 2020. She is responsible for managing the day to day activities of the centre.

Eoin O’Leidhin

Eoin O’Leidhin

Software & Systems Integration

Eoin joined the team in December 2017, and has a Masters in Engineering and a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering both from University of Limerick.

Fábio Silva

Fábio Silva

Software & Systems Integration

Fabio joined IERC team in October 2020, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from FATEC/SP in Brazil, an International Executive MBA in E-business from FGV in Brazil

Farah Tahir

Farah Tahir

Software & Systems Integration

Farah joined the IERC as a Research Assistant in May 2019. She has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (Web Systems Engineering), and is currently progressing with her Masters in Data Science and Analytics, both from University College Cork.

Karen Mould

Karen Mould

Software & Systems Integration

Karen obtained a bachelors degree in Marine Environmental Science from Portsmouth University, after which she spent several years researching coastal environments as a marine biologist, as well working in coastal, marine and heritage tourism.

Lorena Sánchez Relano

Lorena Sánchez Relano

Integrated Energy Services

Lorena Sanchez Relano works as a Research Assistant with the Integrated Energy Systems (IES) Group.

Dr Luciano De Tommasi

Dr Luciano De Tommasi

Integrated Energy Services

Dr Luciano De Tommasi has joined IERC as Senior Research Engineer and Team Leader after more than 15 years of experience in research positions, including academia, public sector and industry.

Maeve McGinn

Maeve McGinn

Maeve has extensive experience in project management, finance management, event management, marketing and communications and has worked in research support environment for more than 15 years. Maeve is a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and also holds a degree in Business & Accounting from MTU