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Principal Investigator

Asst. Prof. Cormac McGuinness
School of Physics
Trinity College Dublin
Phone: +353 1 8963547
E-mail: Cormac.McGuinness@tcd.ie
Fax: +353 1 6711759
Office: SNIAM 1.04

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There are currently 2 students studying under my direction. They are:

  • Stephen Callaghan
  • Martin Duignan
I have graduated five students from my research group
  • Declan Cockburn, Ph.D. - now working for ASML, Eindhoven, Holland
  • Brian Kennedy, Ph.D. - now working at MAX-lab, Lund, Sweden.
  • Nikolaos Peltekis, Ph.D. - now working in Intel, Leixlip and Arizona.
  • Brendan Arnold, M.Sc. - now studying for Ph.D. at Bristol University
  • Daniel McNally, M.Sc. - now studying for Ph.D. at State University of New York, Stonybrook

I have closely worked with two other students in their Ph.D. projects under other supervisors within Trinity College Dublin as well as one external to Trinity.

  • Brendan Holland, Ph.D. - supervised by Prof. McGovern, TCD.
  • John Cunniffe, Ph.D. - supervised by Prof. McGilp, TCD.
  • Timothy Learmonth, Ph.D. - supervised by Prof. Smith, Boston University.