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Active Project Breakdown

The following graph shows the number of active projects (Full National Service and National Capability Service) per scientific field and per application class (to see the list of projects which have expired, please go to this page):

Chemistry (25) 3 class A Chemistry projects 3
8 class B Chemistry projects 8
14 class C Chemistry projects 14
Class A project colour Class A (8)
Class B project colour Class B (39)
Class C project colour Class C (128)
Computer science (6) 0 class A Computer science projects 0
0 class B Computer science projects 0
6 class C Computer science projects 6
Earth sciences (6) 1 class A Earth sciences projects 1
0 class B Earth sciences projects 0
5 class C Earth sciences projects 5
Engineering (32) 1 class A Engineering projects 1
6 class B Engineering projects 6
25 class C Engineering projects 25
Life sciences (41) 0 class A Life sciences projects 0
10 class B Life sciences projects 10
31 class C Life sciences projects 31
Physics (52) 1 class A Physics projects 1
12 class B Physics projects 12
39 class C Physics projects 39
Others (12) 2 class A Other projects 2
3 class B Other projects 3
7 class C Other projects 7
Active research projects per application class & scientific field

Class A Projects

There are currently 8 active Class A projects:

Code PI Title
ndche010a Dr. Simone Meloni Deprotonation of Weak Acids in Water by Temperature Accelerated (hybrid) Monte Carlo
ndmat018a Prof. Gary McGuire Setting a World Record for Discrete Logarithm Based Cryptography
ndmat019a Prof. Frederic Dias High-end computational modelling for wave energy
ndphy056a Dr. Niall English Highly-parallel ab initio molecular simulation and dynamics studies of metal oxide-water interfaces
nmear004a Dr. Rowan Fealy Next Generation, High Resolution, DEcadal and Long-Term Climate Simulations for IrelAnd (DELTA)
tcche028a Prof. Graeme Watson Defects and doping limits in SnO2
tiche041a Dr. Simon Elliott Simulating material transformations across multiple scales (SIMTRAMS)
uleng021a Prof. Michael McCarthy Multi-functional Graphene/Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites

Class B Projects

There are currently 39 active Class B projects:

Code PI Title
dcast005b Dr. Turlough Downes MF-DISK: Protoplanetary disk dynamics: the multifluid magneto-rotational instability, gaps and jets
dclif030b Dr. Mary O'Connell Comparative genomic analysis of protein coding elements in terrestrial and marine mammals
dclif033b Dr. Mary O'Connell Placing the root of the placental mammals
dtast003b Dr. Stephen O'Sullivan Radiation reaction in shear acceleration.
ndlif037b Dr. Simon Furney Anaysis of next generation sequencing data from breast cancer patients
ndmat024b Dr. Lennon O'Naraigh Towards a complete theoretical and numerical description of three-dimensionality in phase separation
ndphy052b Dr. Run Long Excited-State Dynamics on Novel Light Harvesting Materials to Aid Design of Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar cells
ndphy059b Dr. Goar Sanchez Molecular Modeling of Kinase Activation Mechanisms in the Tumor-Suppressive Hippo Pathway via Protein-protein Interactions
ngeng048b Dr. Riona Ni Ghriallais Investigating the Deformation Characteristics of Stented Femoropopliteal Arteries
ngeng054b Dr. Nicola Kelly Endobronchial and Coronary Stent Design and Analysis using the Finite Element Method
nglif015b Dr. Gerhard Schlosser Identification of Six1 and Eya1 target genes in Xenopus laevis using RNA-Seq
nglif018b Dr. Charles Spillane Identification of orphans in sequenced plant species
nglif021b Dr. Noel Harrison Orthopaedic Implant Design and Computational Simulation
nmche002b Dr. Elisa Fadda Conformational dynamics and binding affinity of the F75W XPA69-80 mutant in solution and in complex with its target biomarker ERCC1.
nmlif028b Dr. Gemma Kinsella The GPR21 receptor as an innovative pharmacological target for type 2 diabetes
nmlif029b Dr. Gemma Kinsella Evolution of the Pellino signaling protein
nmphy008b Dr. Niall Moran Topological order of fractional quantum Hall systems on toroidal geometries
tcche042b Prof. Graeme Watson Defect engineering in Cr2O3 to develop a p-type transparent conducting oxide
tcche044b Dr. Jeremy Allen An occupation matrix control methodology for localizing d- and f-electrons with DFT+U
tcche045b Dr. Isabel Rozas Modelling the behaviour of bifunctional organocatalysts: towards a de novo computationally designed catalyst
tclif015b Prof. Martin Caffrey Investigation of the Mode of Action of an Integral Membrane Kinase. Conformational Stability, Flexibility, and Lipid-Protein Interactions
tclif018b Dr. Daniel Bradley Population Genomics of Ancient DNA Using Next-Generation Sequencing Data
tcphy028b Dr. Stefan Sint Scale evolution of the strong coupling constant in four flavour QCD
tcphy038b Dr. Carlo Motta Charge transport in organic crystals with Wannier functions
tcphy043b Dr. Maria Stamenova Time-dependent density functional theory (TDDFT) simulations of laser-induced ultra-fast magnetisation dynamics in transition metals
tcphy047b Dr. Charles Patterson Spectroscopic identification of defects at silicon silica and silicon hafnia interfaces
tcphy049b Dr. Ivan Rungger First principles calculations of light induced conductivity changes
tiche043b Dr. Damien Thompson Modelling polymer stretching in biological environments
tiche047b Dr. Michael Nolan Control of Metal Particle Morphology on Barrier Layers for Advanced Electronic Interconnect
tiche049b Dr. Simon Elliott Understanding the sensing mechanism of explosives with novel receptors
tieng006b Mrs. Lida Ansari First Principle Simulations of Semiconductor and Semimetal Nanowire Transistors
tiphy024b Dr. Ivana Savic Manipulating the thermal conductivity of PbTe via strain
ulche005b Dr. Jacek Zeglinski Crystal Nucleation of Pharmaceutical Compounds : A Molecular Perspective
uleng018b Dr. Daniel Mulvihill Improving the load carrying capacity of multi-bundle carbon nanotube fibres
uleng022b Prof. Michael McCarthy Finite Element Modelling of Automated Tape Laying of Thermoplastic Composites
uleng023b Dr. Hamed Yazdani-Nezhad Study of mechanical response of dynamically loaded fibre-reinforced polymer composite aerospace structures
ulphy007b Dr. Damien Thompson Switching and assembling molecules on coinage metal surfaces
ulphy013b Dr. Pierre-André Cazade Quantum Calculations of Charge Transport through Molecular Tunnel Junctions
ulphy014b Dr. Damien Thompson Investigating the mechanostability of CBM3 domains and its mutants

Class C Projects

There are currently 128 active Class C projects:

Code PI Title
cslif009c Dr. Guiyeom Kang ANGIOPREDICT : Predictive Genomic Biomarkers Methods for Combination Bevacizumab (Avastin) Therapy in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
cslif010c EPIPGX: the pharmacogenetics of epilepsy.
cslif011c Ms. Caragh Stapleton The genetics of renal failure
cslif012c Ms. Amy Cole The genetics of high altitude adaptation
dcche007c Prof. Conor Long Using Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory to Model Excited-State Dynamics of Inorganic and Organometallic systems
dccom033c Dr. Rami Albatal TRECVID 2014 - Insight participate
dceng001c Dr. Ergun Bicici Large Scale Experiments on Machine Translation Performance Prediction for High Quality Machine Translation
dclif028c Mr. Raymond Moran Placing the root of the placental mammals.
dclif031c Dr. Mary O'Connell Gene birth and death rates in taste receptor families across the mammals and an assessment of their protein functional divergence.
dclif032c Dr. Mary O'Connell Comparative genomic analysis for the identification of Gene Fusion events in rodent genomes.
dcphy005c Mr. Cathal OBroin The effect of stochastically varying carrier-envelope phase on Above Threshold Ionisation
dcphy006c Mr. Sean Kelly Modelling of an atmospheric pressure low temperature plasma reference jet
dsast011c Prof. Tom Ray Coupling of the solar atmosphere through small-scale transients
dsear009c Mr. Eric Mandolesi Numerical simulation of electrical response from a two-phase rock
dtast002c Dr. Stephen O'Sullivan Radiation reaction in shear acceleration.
dteng007c Mr. Eoin Murphy Assessment of Helical-Flow-Inducing Stents in the Left Coronary Artery Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
eng001c Dr. Darren Whitaker Enhanced Process Monitoring and Control Technology to Accelerate Development of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices
icast004c Dr. Michael Lysaght Enabling PRMAT on Xeon Phi - PRACE 2IP WP8
icphy005c Dr. Alin Elena The Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything
iocom001c Mr. Joseph Kehoe Heterogeneous Concurrency for Agent Based Model Simulations.
ioeng002c Mr. Andrew Keppel Analysis of viscous body armour systems
iseng001c Mr. Sean Mulligan Numerical and experimental investigation of strong free-surface turbulent vortex flows
mephy001c Dr. Emily Gleeson Physics tuning experiments in version 3.0 of the EC-Earth global climate model
ndcom002c Dr. Jonathan Byrne Evolving Parametric Aircraft Models for Design Exploration and Optimisation.
ndcom003c Dr. Anthony Ventresque Performance Testing of Large Scale Distributed Systems
ndear017c Dr. Yingzi Ying Calculation Cross-correlations of Microseism Noise in a North-East Atlantic 3D Geological Model
ndeng015c Mr. Cian Fitzgerald Analysis of Stresses on an Integrated Drill-Deburring Tool
ndeng016c Ms. Sogol Fallah CPT Based Prediction of Bearing Capacity of the Spudcan for Multi-layered Clay
ndeng017c Ms. Sogol Fallah CPT Based Prediction of Bearing Capacity of the Spudcan for Multi-layered Clay
ndeng018c Mr. Philip Cardiff Finite Volume and Finite Element Analysis of Composite Adhesive Joints
ndeng019c Mr. Soroosh Jalilvand Development of a novel foundation concept for floating offshore platforms - Phase I: study of the effect of shape on anchor capacity
ndeng020c Mr. Mark Conroy Experimental and Numerical analysis of Mixed Mode Fracture
ndeng021c Mr. Declan McNamara Development of Next Generation Polycrystalline Diamond
ndeng022c Mr. Darragh Tobin Numerical Analysis of In-vivo Swellable Microneedle Devices
ndeng023c Mrs. Fatemeh Kavousi The effect of hydrodynamics on oxygen transfer in submerged dense membrane bundles
ndlif025c Mr. Graham Hughes Uncovering the evolution of olfaction in mammals
ndlif026c Ms. Aoife Crowe Peptides Traversing Lipid Membranes
ndlif027c Dr. Niall English Benchmarking of ab initio modelling of proteins active sites
ndlif028c Dr. Donal MacKernan Diabetes mellitus type 2 Advanced Molecular Simulation Investigation of GLp1R receptor and binding properties of selected short peptides
ndlif029c Dr. Kevin O'Brien Protein Backbone Torsional Signaling in Protein Interactions
ndlif032c Dr. Anthony J. Chubb Virtual screening capacity building towards rapid drug discovery.
ndlif034c Dr. Veranika Zobnina Discovery of Inhibitors of CIB-1 and Integrin alpha(IIb)beta(3) Interactions.
ndlif035c Dr. Simon Furney Anaysis of RNA-seq data from colorectal cancer patients
ndlif036c Dr. Emmanuel REYNAUD Visualization, Interactive Analysis and Measurement of Light Sheet Microscopy datasets using CAVE and interactive display
ndlif038c Mr. Shourjya Sanyal Measuring Flexibility of Intrinsically Disordered Protein Linkers.
ndlif039c Dr. Simon Furney Anaysis of next generation sequencing data from longitudinal samples of colorectal cancer patients.
ndmat022c Dr. Miguel Bustamante Genesis and Development of Extreme Events in Fluids
ndmat023c Dr. Miguel Bustamante Extreme Events in highly nonlinear regimes: Spatio-temporal structures of pre-shock singularities in 3D Euler fluid equations
ndphy054c Dr. Goar Sanchez Energy Transfer in Light-harvesting Biomolecular Complexes
ndphy055c Mr. Bartlomiej Tywoniuk Molecular mechanisms controlling the formation and stability of Alzheimers amyloid beta and tau fibrils and oligomers
ndphy057c Mr. Ye Yuan Conformational Dynamics and Structural Stability of hIAPP Protofilaments : Application to Fibril Design
ndphy058c Mr. Ye Yuan Conformational Dynamics of Human Amylin Mutants and Fibril Design
ndphy060c Mr. Bartlomiej Tywoniuk Conformational Dynamics and Stability of Homo- and Heterodimers of SARAH Domains in Cancer-Related Signaling Pathways
ndphy061c Ms. Catherine Kelly Investigation into the structural properties of cell adhesion molecules using steered molecular dynamics
ndphy062c Mr. Christoph Sadee Simulation of amino acid mutations of beta-Amyloid
ndphy063c Prof. Giovanni Ciccotti Development and testing of PaPIM, a parallel code for approximate quantum time correlation functions
ndphy064c Mr. Bikramjit Bhattacharjee Molecular dynamics-based validation and refinement of homology-based molecular models of the first immunoglobulin-like domain of the Aplysia californica cell adhesion molecule
ngche018c Ms. Hannah Smith Development of Anti-Adhesion Based Influenza Blockers
ngche019c Dr. Anuradha Pallipurath Understanding the stability and transformations of pharmaceutical polymorphs using ab initio lattice dynamics
ngear006c Ms. Liz Coleman Modelling future Air Quality over Europe in a changing climate
ngear007c Ms. Liz Coleman Modelling future Air Quality over Europe in a changing climate
ngeng049c Mr. Eoin Larkin Computational modelling of wind farm aerodynamics
ngeng050c Ms. Caoimhe Sweeney Microstructure-Sensitive Modelling of Fatigue with Application to Stents
ngeng051c Dr. Nicola Kelly Endobronchial and Coronary Stent Design and Analysis using the Finite Element Method
ngeng052c Mr. Lei Ren Development of a novel data assimilation procedure for hydrodynamic forecasting in the coastal region
ngeng053c Mr. David Grogan A combined XFEM : cohesive zone model for predicting composite laminate permeability
ngeng055c Mr. Noel Reynolds Simulating the response of cells to applied dynamic loading
ngeng056c Ms. Elizabeth Anne Gallagher Modelling failure of carbon fibre reinforced PEEK on a micro-scale using cohesive zone models
ngeng057c Ms. Heather Doyle Computational and experimental optimisation of ceramic based bone tissue engineering scaffolds
ngeng058c Dr. Nathan Quinlan Computational modelling of flow and blood damage in an implantable blood pump
ngeng059c Dr. Rory Monaghan Prediction and analysis of temperature inhomogeneity in rapid compression machines
nglif020c Dr. Noel Harrison Orthopaedic Implant Design and Computational Simulation
nglif022c Mr. Paul Gunning The Effect of Stent Deployment Asymmetry on the Performance of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
nglif023c Mr. Liam Doonan Assembly of the Hydractinia Transcriptome
ngphy009c Dr. Damien Martin (INFORM) Integrated Volcanic Ash modelling system 2
ngphy010c Ms. Margaret Toohey Monte Carlo modeling of gold nanoparticle enhanced radiotherapy
nmcom005c Dr. Victor Lazzarini Implementation of Parallel Audio DSP programs
nmear005c Dr. Rodney Teck Regional Climatic Research using a Representative Carbon Pathways Approach
nmlif023c Dr. James McInerney development of a rapid microbial identification system
nmlif024c Dr. Elisa Fadda Effect of point mutations on the conformational dynamics of the wild type XPA69-80 peptide.
nmlif025c Dr. Gemma Kinsella Discovery of novel ligands for the orphan GPR21
nmlif026c Dr. Gemma Kinsella Evolution of the Pellino signaling protein
nmlif027c Mr. Adam Curtin Expression, inhibition and in silico screening of nitric oxide synthase enzymes.
nmphy009c Dr. Jonivar Skullerud Heavy quark phenomenology in the quark-gluon plasma
tcast002c Dr. Eamon Scullion High resolution solar image processing.
tcche040c Prof. Graeme Watson Optimization and Scaling analysis of VASP on Fionn
tcche041c Dr. Cristina Trujillo Theoretical study between Guanidinium cation and ATP molecule: towards kinase inhibitors
tcche043c Dr. Cristina Trujillo Modelling the behaviour of bifunctional organocatalysts: towards a de novo computationally designed catalyst
tcche046c Dr. Isabel Rozas Selective antagonists of the alpha2C subtype of the adrenergic receptor
tclif016c Dr. Eduardo Garcia Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Farnesoid X Receptor
tclif017c Mr. Rui Martiniano Whole genome imputation of low coverage Next-Generation Sequencing data of ancient DNA.
tclif019c Mr. Nicholas Fennelly Molecular Epidemiology of Norovirus using Next Generation Sequencing
tclif020c Dr. Lutz Vogeley Structure determination of pharmacologically important membrane protein targets using X-ray diffraction data
tcphy040c Mr. Akinlolu Akande First principles theory for electron transport in organic materials
tcphy042c Mr. Awadhesh Narayan Magnetic impurities in Topological Insulators
tcphy044c Mr. Amaury Souza Theoretical study of photovoltaic cells
tcphy045c Mr. Subhayan Roychoudhury Theoretical Investigation of Spin Crossover Compounds
tcphy046c Mr. Eric Mehes Ab initio studies on semiconductor-oxide interfaces
tcphy048c Mr. Rajarshi Tiwari Monte Carlo study of electrons coupled to classical fields
tcphy050c Mr. Subhayan Roychoudhury Investigation of level-alignment of benzene molecule adsorbed in various configurations on graphene sheet
tcphy051c Mr. Soumya Banerjee Ab inition calculations on Si(110)-(16 × 2)
tcphy052c Mr. pankaj kumar An Optical approach to study defects in metal oxide semiconductors
tcphy053c Dr. Maria Stamenova Laser-induced ultra-fast magnetisation dynamics in transition metal clusters
tcphy054c Mr. Jacopo Simoni Preparation for first principle simulations of laser - induced demagnetisation in GdFeCo ferrimagnets
tcphy055c Dr. Charles Patterson Optical Spectroscopy of the Si(111)-(5x2) and Si(111)-(5x4)Au surfaces
tiche044c Dr. Michael Nolan Simulation of Biogas Oxidation to Syn Gas
tiche045c Dr. Michael Nolan CO2 Activation on Metal Oxide Modified TiO2
tiche046c Mr. Yasheng Maimaiti Molecular Dynamics Simulations on PETN Interaction with Novel receptors
tiche048c Mr. Yasheng Maimaiti Understanding the Energy Landscape of Copper Atomic Layer Deposition Reaction from Copper Dimethylamino-2-propoxide and Diethylzinc
tiche050c Dr. John Carey Investigating metal-oxide slab thickness and metal cluster size for methanol synthesis
tieng007c Mr. Hadi Arefi Tuning the Workfunction of H:SiNWs (hydrogenated silicon nanowires)
tiphy023c Dr. Ivana Savic Reducing the thermal conductivity of PbTe based materials
tiphy025c Mr. Marios Iakovidis Divide Reduce & Conquer Benchmarking
ucche004c Dr. Colm O'Dwyer DFT studies of catalytic processes to improve rechargeability in lithium-air batteries
ucche005c Dr. Colm O'Dwyer DFT studies for role of additives in propylene carbonate (PC)-based electrolytes in lithium-ion batteries
ulcom002c Dr. Grzegorz Nawrocki Study of aqueous single amino acids near the surface of crystalline cellulose Ib in conventional and replica exchange molecular dynamics simulations
uleng024c Mr. Jerry O'Brien Blade Wake Interactions
ulmat004c Dr. Davide Cellai Percolation models of multiplex networks
ulphy003c Mr. Drahomir Chovan Low dimensional and porous NiTi based alloys
ulphy004c Mr. Shane O Mahony Molecular Dynamics Simulations of proteins adsorbing to Self-Assembled Monolayers
ulphy005c Ms. Melissabye Gunnoo Mechanical hypothesis of the cellulosome domain - Carbohydrate Binding Module
ulphy006c Dr. Pierre-André Cazade Quantum Calculations of Charge Transport through Molecular Tunnel Junctions
ulphy008c Mr. Ahmad Ziaee Atomistic Simulation of Adsorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks
ulphy009c Dr. Pierre-André Cazade Study of protein--SAM configuration space and energy landscape by means of Replica Exchange Molecular Dynamics
ulphy010c Dr. Damien Thompson Scaling tests for molecular dynamics simulations of peptide dendrimers
ulphy011c Mr. Shane O Mahony Investigating the Free Energy landscape of Hydrophobin proteins adsorbing to Self-Assembled Monolayers using Steered Molecular Dynamics Simulations
ulphy012c Mr. Shane O Mahony Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Human Epidermal Growth factor adsorbing to Self-Assembled Monolayers

Condominium Shares

As part of a shared services model, a number of HEIs have availed of the opportunity to own shares (or condominiums) on Stokes. The table below gives the details of these condominium shares.

Institution No. Shares No. Cores No. Users
DCU 1 96 61
DIAS 1.5 144 25
NUIG 0.5 48 21
NUIM 2 192 29
UCD 3.25 312 93
UL 0.5 48 31

Expired Projects

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