Awards & Achievements

  • ~€60m in competitive research funding (~€10m received directly as Principal Investigator)
  • Research Excellence Award at University of Limerick, 2004
  • Fellow of both Irish Computer Society and British Computer Society
  • Conference Chair responsibility for nine international conferences (seven of which hosted in Ireland for the first time, including 37th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), to be held in Dublin in 2016)
  • Best Conference Paper Awards:
    • 21st International Conference in Information Systems (ICIS), 2000
    • 1st International Conference on Open Source Software, 2005
  • PhD thesis nominated for Best Doctoral Thesis competitions:
    • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), US
    • Distinguished Dissertation in Computer Science, UK
  • Founding President: Irish Chapter of Association for Information Systems
  • Founding Chair: IFIP Working Group 2.13 on Open Source Software
  • Secretary/Vice-Chair and Chair IFIP Working Group 8.2 Organizational & Social Aspects of IS, 2006-2013.
  • Regional representative for Europe, Middle-East & Africa for Association for Information Systems, 2006-2008
  • Invited seminars/keynotes in Austria, Australia, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, India, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Turkey, UK  and US