IT Sligo Staff Profiles

DR Cian Taylor

Jt Assistant Lecturer

Contact Details

Assistant Lecturer
Environmental Science
B1089

T: 071 980 5819
W: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Cian_Taylor?ev=hdr_xprf
Jt Assistant Lecturer
Address

E: taylor.cian@itsligo.ie
 
researcher

Biography

  • Co-PI at CERIS (Centre for Environmental Research Innovation and Sustainability), IT Sligo.
  • Investigating Hydrogen Sensing Using Optical Methods for Renewable Energy Applications.
  • Other Research Interests:  Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensing, Modelling of Optical Imaging Systems, Confocal Microscopy, Biological Imaging,  Optical Coherence Tomography.
  • Also interested in research collaboration on any of the above themes.
  • Lecturing in Physics, Statistics, IT, Maths.
  • Member of Optical Society of America (OSA) and Institute of Physics. Journal Referee for OSA.

Research Interests

  • Co-PI at CERIS (Centre for Environmental Research Innovation and Sustainability), IT Sligo.
  • Investigating Hydrogen Sensing Using Optical Methods for Renewable Energy Applications.
  • Other Research Interests:  Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensing, Modelling of Optical Imaging Systems, Confocal Microscopy, Biological Imaging, Optical Coherence Tomography.
  • Also interested in research collaboration on any of the above themes.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2017) 'Theoretical investigation into the optimisation of an optical fibre surface plasmon resonance hydrogen sensor based on a PdY alloy'
F. Downes, C. M. Taylor (2017) 'Theoretical investigation into the optimisation of an optical fibre surface plasmon resonance hydrogen sensor based on a PdY alloy'. MEASUREMENT SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 28 [DOI] [Details]
(2003) 'Three-Dimensional Imaging of Microspheres with Confocal and Conventional Polarization Microscopes'
Yang, L; Taylor, CM; Rakovich Y; McCabe, EM (2003) 'Three-Dimensional Imaging of Microspheres with Confocal and Conventional Polarization Microscopes'. Applied Optics, 42 (28) [Details]
(2002) 'Effects of source coherence and aperture array geometry on optical sectioning strength in direct-view microscopy'
Taylor, CM; McCabe, EM (2002) 'Effects of source coherence and aperture array geometry on optical sectioning strength in direct-view microscopy'. Journal of the Optical Society of America A-Optics Image Science and Vision, 19 (7) [Details]
(2001) 'Switchable fiber coupling using variable-focal-length microlenses'
Smith, PJ; Taylor, CM; McCabe, EM; Selviah, DR; Day, SE; Commander, LG (2001) 'Switchable fiber coupling using variable-focal-length microlenses'. Review of Scientific Instruments, 72 (7) [Details]
(2000) 'Programmable array microscopy with a ferroelectric liquid-crystal spatial light modulator'
Smith, PJ; Taylor, CM; Shaw, AJ; McCabe, EM (2000) 'Programmable array microscopy with a ferroelectric liquid-crystal spatial light modulator'. Applied Optics, 39 (16) [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2016) SPIE Photonics Europe
Downes, F; Taylor, CM (2016) Theoretical investigation into the optimized design of a durable OFSPR hydrogen sensor based on a PdY alloy SPIE Photonics Europe [Details]
(2015) Eurosensors 2015
Downes, F; Taylor, CM (2015) Optical Fibre Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensor Based on a Palladium-Yttrium Alloy Eurosensors 2015 [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Optical Society of America Ordinary Member /
Institute of Physics Elected Member /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Intel Ireland Ltd. Process Engineer 01-JUN-03 / 01-JUN-08

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2009 NUI Galway PG DIP Education
1997 UCD Degree Experimental Physics
2001 Trinity College Dublin Doctor of Philosophy Physics

Reviews

  Journal Role
Applied Optics Reviewer
Sensors Reviewer
Optics Express Reviewer
Optics Letters Reviewer

Teaching Interests

Lecturing in Physics, Statistics, IT, Maths, to diverse groups including: Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Science, Environmental Protection, Applied Archaeology.