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    • 3D Printing of Microspheres for Tissue Engineering Scaffolds 

      Lohfeld, Stefan; Salash, J. R.; McHugh, Peter E.; Detamore, M.S. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2015-09)
      Microspheres have tremendous potential as a scaffold material for tissue engineering applications due to their capability of encapsulation and controlled release of factors that assist tissue regeneration in the desired ...
    • An abstract framework for modeling argumentation in virtual communities 

      Groza, Tudor; Handschuh, Siegfried; Breslin, John G.; Decker, Stefan (IGI Global, 2009)
      Classic argumentative discussions can be found in a variety of domains from traditional scientific publishing to today’s modern social software. An interactive argumentative discussion usually consists of an initial ...
    • The Accelerating Campus Entrepreneurship (ACE) initiative: Creating entrepreneurial graduates for Ireland 

      Coleman, Maébh; Cormican, Kathryn (2009)
      This paper will discuss how Irish HEIs can improve their provision of entrepreneurship education in order to affect positive economic growth. In particular this research explores the approach, process and research of the ...
    • The Accelerating Campus Entrepreneurship (ACE) initiative: Creating entrepreneurial graduates for Ireland 

      Coleman, Maébh; Cormican, Kathryn (2010)
      According to the GEM Ireland Report (2008), in Ireland those that have exposure to entrepreneurship education have an increased propensity to start a new venture. The importance of entrepreneurial skills was picked up by ...
    • Accounting for research induced environmental impacts using life cycle assessment 

      Cooney, Ronan; Tahar, Alexandre; Kennedy, Alan; Clifford, Eoghan (Frontiers Media, 2021-03-18)
      Since the 1970's the number of scientific publications with sustainability as a keyword has increased from 1 in 1975 to 13,628 in 2019. Research, like all human endeavors, has impacts on the environment due to the activities ...
    • Accurate 2D facial depth models derived from a 3D synthetic dataset 

      Khan, Faisal; Basak, Shubhajit; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-05-13)
      As Consumer Technologies (CT) seeks to engage and interact more closely with the end-user it becomes important to observe and analyze a user’s interaction with CT devices and associated services. One of the most useful ...
    • Achieving nearly zero-energy buildings - A lifecycle assessment approach to retrofitting buildings 

      Moran, Paul; Goggins, Jamie; Hajdukiewicz, Magdalena (NUI Galway, 2015-04-23)
      It is now widely recognised in the academic and business worlds that energy efficiency in buildings provides significant environmental and economic opportunities, but also challenges. The building sector offers considerable ...
    • An Active-Node Fault Diagnosis System for CEBus Networks 

      Corcoran, Peter; Nolan, Paul J.; Humborg, Kenn; Lusted, Karl (IEEE, 1995)
      The design and implementation of an active-node fault diagnosis system for CEBus networks is described. The system uses an IBM PC with a user-friendly GUI to provide statistical information on network traflic and ...
    • An actuatable soft reservoir modulates host foreign body response 

      Dolan, Eimear B.; Varela, C. E.; Mendez, K.; Whyte, W.; Levey, R. E.; Robinson, S. T.; Maye, E.; O’Dwyer, J.; Beatty, R.; Rothman, A.; Fan, Y.; Hochstein, J.; Rothenbucher, S. E.; Wylie, R.; Starr, J. R.; Monaghan, M.; Dockery, P.; Duffy, G. P.; Roche, E. T. (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2019-08-28)
      The performance of indwelling medical devices that depend on an interface with soft tissue is plagued by complex, unpredictable foreign body responses. Such devices—including breast implants, biosensors, and drug delivery ...
    • Adaptive artifact removal for selective multistatic microwave breast imaging signals 

      Elahi, Muhammad Adnan; Glavin, Martin; Jones, Edward; O'Halloran, Martin (Elsevier, 2017-02-01)
      Microwave imaging is one of the most promising alternative breast imaging modalities. Early-stage artifact removal is an important signal processing component of a microwave breast imaging system. In this paper, a monostatic ...
    • Adaptive Mesh Multi-Scale Modelling of Tidal Hydraulics and Material Transport 

      Nash, Stephen; Hartnett, Michael (2011)
      Multi-scale modelling for structured meshes is achieved by nesting high resolution grids within lower resolution grids. By specifying high resolutions in areas of interest only, computational cost can be reduced. Adaptive ...
    • An adaptive mesh solute transport model 

      Nash, Stephen; Hartnett, Michael (2009)
      An adaptive mesh solute transport model is presented. The adaptive mesh scheme is implemented in a one-way multiply nested version of the hydrobiological model DIVAST (Depth Integrated Velocity and Solute Transport). The ...
    • Addressing challenges and opportunities of the European seafood sector under a circular economy framework 

      Ruiz-Salmón, Israel; Margallo, María; Laso, Jara; Villanueva-Rey, Pedro; Mariño, Dolores; Quinteiro, Paula; Dias, Ana Cláudia; Nunes, Maria Leonor; Marques, António; Feijoo, Gumersindo; Moreira, María Teresa; Loubet, Philippe; Sonnemann, Guido; Morse, Andy; Cooney, Ronan; Clifford, Eoghan; Rowan, Neil; Méndez-Paz, Diego; Iglesias-Parga, Xesús; Anglada, Clémentine; Martin, Jean-Christophe; Irabien, Ángel; Aldaco, Rubén (Elsevier, 2020-02-11)
      The European seafood and aquaculture sectors are facing important challenges in terms of environmental threats (climate change, marine debris, resources depletion), social development (worker rights, consumer's awareness) ...
    • The adoption of enabling technology to enhance research commercialisation and technology transfer 

      Cormican, Kathryn; Coleman, Maébh (2009)
      This paper examines how the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway has benefited from implementation of an intellectual property (IP) management tool to enhance its research commercialization outcomes. The paper uses ...
    • Advanced hardware real time face detector 

      Bigioi, Petronel; Zaharia, Corneliu; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2012)
      Face detection and tracking can be considered an enabling technology for a range of image enhancements technologies, authentications and advanced UIs in handheld devices. Several modes of implementing a face detection ...
    • Advanced Material Catheter (AMCath), a minimally invasive endocardial catheter for the delivery of fast-gelling covalently cross-linked hyaluronic acid hydrogels 

      Dolan, Eimear B.; Kovarova, Lenka; O'Neill, Hugh; Pravda, Martin; Sulakova, Romana; Scigalkova, Ivana; Velebny, Vladimir; Daro, Dorothee; Braun, Nathalie; Cooney, Gerard M .; Bellavia, Gabriella; Straino, Stefania; Cavanagh, Brenton L.; Flanagan, Aiden; Kelly, Helena M.; Kelly, Helena M.; Duffy, Garry P.; Murphy, Bruce P. (SAGE Publications, 2018-10-25)
      Injectable hydrogels that aim to mechanically stabilise the weakened left ventricle wall to restore cardiac function or to deliver stem cells in cardiac regenerative therapy have shown promising data. However, the clinical ...
    • Advances in the detection & repair of flash-eye defects in digital images - a review of recent patents 

      Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi`, Petronel (Bentham Science, 2012)
      Red-eye and flash-eye defects in still photography continue to cause problems for digital imaging devices. New variants of flash-eye defects have appeared as cameras and cameras sub-systems get smaller in size. This paper ...
    • Altered mechanical environment of bone cells in an animal model of short- and long-term osteoporosis 

      Verbruggen, Stefaan W.; McGarrigle, Myles J.; Haugh, Matthew G.; Voisin, Muriel C.; McNamara, Laoise M. (Biophysical Society, 2015-04-07)
      Alterations in bone tissue composition during osteoporosis likely disrupt the mechanical environment of bone cells and may thereby initiate a mechanobiological response. It has proved challenging to characterize the ...
    • Altering the granularity of neutrality in a multi-layered genetic algorithm 

      Hill, Seamus; O'Riordan, Colm (SciTePress Digital Library, 2014)
      By adopting a basic interpretation of the biological processes of transcription and translation, the multilayered GA (MGA) introduces a genotype-phenotype mapping for a haploid genotype, which allows the granularity of the ...
    • Analysing the impact of dimensionality on diversity in a multi-layered Genotype-Phenotype mapped genetic algorithm 

      Hill, Seamus; O'Riordan, Colm (IEEE, 2013-06-20)
      This paper examines the impact of changes in dimensionality on a multi-layered genotype-phenotype mapped GA.  To gain an understanding of the impact we carry out a series of experiments on a number of well understood ...