Hugh J. Byrne is the Head of the Focas Research Institute, TU Dublin. He has over 25 years experience in research and has published over 250 journal and conference papers. Hugh has been responsible for over €20 million in funded projects, including Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and EU projects and has over 15 years of experience in the management and development of research infrastructure. He has supervised over 30 PhD students.
Hugh was co-founder of the National BioPhotonics and Imaging Platform, Ireland and the Integrated NanoScience Platform of Ireland and is National representative on the ESFRI EuroBioImaging Platform.