Safety and Security Processes for Medical Device Software
Dr Fergal Mc Caffery
Director of the Regulated Software Research Centre in Dundalk Institute of Technology
Doctoral Researcher in the Regulated Software Research Group at Dundalk Institute of Technology
About Dr Fergal Mc Caffery
Dr Fergal Mc Caffery is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computing and Mathematics, at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). He is Director of the Regulated Software Research Centre and the Medical Device Software Engineering competency area leader in Lero. He has been awarded over €13 million in funding including SFI funding through the Stokes Lectureship, Principal Investigator, CSET and Centres Programmes to research the area of medical device software. Additionally, he has received H2020, EU FP7 research funding to improve the effectiveness of software development environments for the medical device industry. He also has received Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation funding for a number of different medical device projects. He is Chief R&D Officer for STATSports and Co-founder of Nova Leah. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed conference and journal papers and is on the editorial board/programme committee for a number of leading software engineering conferences and journals. He has also been appointed to an advisory committee for medical devices by the Minister for the Department of Health until the end of 2020. Winner of the DkIT Established Researcher of the Year Award in 2017.
About Ceara Treacy
Ceara received her BSc (Hons) and her M.Ed. at Ulster University and a HDip in Computing at Dundalk Institute of Technology. She is now studying for a PhD in computing by researching the area of Mobile Medical Apps and Data Security under the guidance of Dr Fergal McCaffery and Dr John Loane.