Brendan O’Flynn is a Senior Staff Researcher at the Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork where he has been defining and leading the research activities of Wireless Sensor Networks Group (WSN) since 2004. His multidisciplinary group consists of over 20 researchers, comprising postdoctoral researchers, postgraduate students, engineers and scientists. Brendan’s key contribution to Tyndall Institute’s strategic objectives lies in his work developing, managing & coordinating a world-class, multidisciplinary research group who have successfully focussed on delivering smart sensors, circuits and systems in the application domains of Healthcare, Smart Manufacturing and Smart Agriculture.
The WSN group’s research focus is in developing next generation embedded systems. Solutions are designed around low-power consumption, meeting requirements such as the indefinite, lifetime deployment of sensing systems that are low maintenance while creating information to inform real time, autonomous decision making.