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Dr. Frank Walsh

Title:

Lecturer in Computing

School/ Department:

School of Science & Computing - Dept Computing & Mathematics - Software, Mobile and Web Development - Automotive, Automation & Internet of Things

Telephone:

+353 0 51302089

Room Name/ Num:

F21 1977 - Business Building

Campus:

Main Campus

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My Biography

Frank received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Trinity College, Dublin in 1994, a Masters of Science (Physics) degree from Queens University, Belfast in 1996, and a PhD degree from WIT in 2013 in protocols for molecular communication. 

He is currently a Lecturer at Waterford Institute of Technology, delivering modules in the area of Internet of Things(IoT), Web Development, and Automotive Software Development. Previously he was a researcher with the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group where he worked on a number of European Commission funded projects.  
His interests include the Internet of Things, Javascript/Web programming, and Automotive Systems and Security.  

Research

Publications:

Journals:

  1. F. Walsh, S. Balasubramaniam, “Reliability and delay analysis for multipath Virus-based Nanonetworks", IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 2013.
  2. F. Walsh, S. Balasubramaniam, D. Botvich, and W. Donnelly, “Synthetic protocols for nano sensor transmitting platforms using enzyme and DNA based computing", Nano Communication Networks, vol. 1, no. 1, pp.50-62, 2010.
  3. S. Balasubramaniam, N. T. Boyle, A. Della-Chiesa, F.Walsh, A. Mardinoglu, D. Botvich, and A. Prina-Mello. “Development of Artifcial Neuronal Networks for Molecular Communication Nano Communication Networks", Nano Communication Networks, vol. 2, no. 2-3, 2011.

 

Conference Proceedings:

  1. Atef Alaaeddine Sarraj, Brendan Jackman, Frank Walsh, "Self - Calibration of Fish - Eye Camera for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems", ICCV 2018: 20th International Conference on Connected Vehicles, 2018.
  2. F. Walsh, S. Balasubramaniam, D. Botvich, T. Suda, T. Nakano, S. F.Bush, and M. O. Foghlu, “Hybrid DNA and enzyme-based computing for address encoding, link switching and error correction in molecular communication", Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on Nano-Networks", ICST (Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering), 2009.
  3. Murphy, Richard and Walsh, Frank and Jackman, Brendan (2008) A CAN to FlexRay Migration Framework. In: Advanced Automotive Electronics Show 2008, 23-Sept-2008, Williams F1 Conference Centre, UK.

 

Workshops:

  1. F. Walsh, S. Balasubramaniam, “Reliability of multi-path virus nanonetworks", Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS), IEEE Conference on, 2013.
  2. F. Walsh, N. T. Boyle, A. Della-Chiesa, A. Mardinoglu, D. Botvich, A. Prina-Mello and S. Balasubramaniam, "Artificial backbone neuronal network for nanoscale sensors", Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS), IEEE Conference on, 2011.

 

Reviewer for the following journals:

Teaching

Frank delivers the following modules on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in WIT:

Undergraduate

  • Internet of Things Protocols and Standards
  • Project Semester 2 (IoT)
  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
  • Web Application Development 2
  • Model-based Development

Postgraduate 

  • Computer Systems and Networks (H.Dip in Computer Science)
  • Enterprise Web Development (MSc in Enterprise Software Systems)

Frank also supervises a number of postgraduate and M.Sc. students, both taught and by research, in the Automotive Control Group and as part of the MSc in Enterprise Software Systems

Professional

Before joining the Dept. of Computing and Maths at WIT, Frank held several software engineering roles for General Motors(GM) and Eletronic Data Systems(EDS),  providing software solutions across several GM locations both in EMEA, Asia and South America. In 2000, Frank worked with Orange PCS as a technical consultant, providing customer relationship management  and billing solutions for Orange’s customer contact centres. In 2004, Frank joined the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) at WIT, predominantly investigating next-generation web services.