Dr. Declan O’Loughlin
Declan O’Loughlin is a postdoctoral researcher at the National University of Ireland under the supervision of Dr Martin O’Halloran. Having completed his Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic and Computer) degree at NUI Galway with first-class honours in 2014, he was awarded the IRC Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship to work on microwave imaging, focusing on breast cancer detection.
He has worked at the renowned Tyndall National Institute in Cork on wideband vibrational electromagnetic micropower generators on silicon, at the leading semiconductor manufacturer Analog Devices International on characterization of capacitance sensors and as a Graduate Research Trainee at McGill University in Montreal on signal acquisition in the context of microwave breast imaging.
Declan O’Loughlin has received several national and international awards, including the Best Bioelectronics Speaker at Bioengineering in Ireland, BoI National Student of the Year, the UREKA FASTNET Undergraduate Bursary, NUI Galway Entrance Scholarship and University Scholar for outstanding academic results for each undergraduate year and the Hardiman Research Scholarship.