Professor Paul Townsend is the Director of IPIC, Head of the Photonics Centre at the Tyndall National Institute and Research Professor in the Department of Physics at University College Cork in Ireland.
Guillaume Huyet is currently the Head of the Centre for Advanced Photonics & Process Analysis and Head of the Department of Physical Sciences at Cork Institute of Technology. He received his M.Sc. degree from ENS Lyon (France) in 1992 and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (France) in 1995. After postdoctoral positions in Mallorca (Spain), Cork (Ireland) and Glasgow (U.K.), he became a Lecturer at University College Cork (Ireland). He progressed to the level of Senior Research Fellow, and was head of the Photonic Device Dynamics Group in UCC’s Tyndall National Institute.
Liam Barry received his BE (Electronic Engineering) and MEngSc (Optical Communications) degrees from University College Dublin in 1991 and 1993 respectively.