Deputy Provost:Henry Mcloughlin

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Henry Mcloughlin have been involved in computing in both academic and industrial sectors for more than 40 years.

Henry Mcloughlin Graduated from UCD in 1981 and  was appointed to the academic staff in UCD in 1986.

During the period between the late 1980s and the mid 1990s Henry Mcloughlin had a 100% record in attracting research funding both nationally and within the EU. In total Henry Mcloughlin received over 1 Million Euro in funding. My research at that time focused on Technology Assisted Education, Road Transport Informatics and Multi-media Interfaces in Process Control environments.

Arising out of this research in 1995 with my research team we won first prize in the education section of the inaugural Apple Computer Enterprise awards in New York. This was an International competition for the most innovative systems which used Apple equipment and Software. Our system was the first commercially available system for delivering education and training over the web. Henry Mcloughlin set up a company to develop and market our system. The company which is now known as WBT Systems now has a global client base of over 2 million users. Henry Mcloughlin remained  involved as a director with the company for 2 years.

Between 1989 and 1993 Henry Mcloughlin lectured at the National Institute of Business Management in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Between 2008 and 2015 Henry Mcloughlin was the UCD program director for the joint UCD/Fudan BSc.(Software Engineering) which was delivered by UCD and Fudan University in Shanghai.

In 2008 Henry Mcloughlin was one of the first lecturers in UCD to be appointed as a UCD Fellow in Teaching and Academic development.

In 2011 Henry Mcloughlin received an award for being one of the top 10 part-time teachers at Software Schools in China .

Henry Mcloughlin have been the program director for the BSc. (Software Engineering) which is jointly delivered by UCD and BJUT at the BDIC since it began in 2013.

Current interests focus on the problems of constructing correct software and how such techniques can be taught in the undergraduate curriculum.

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