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Jimmy McGibney is a lecturer in Computer Science at Waterford Institute of Technology and mainly teaches courses in computer security, cryptography and cloud operations. He is joint programme leader of the MSc in Computing (Enterprise Software Systems). He is also an AWS Academy Accredited Instructor. He is a member of WIT's Academic Council.
He occasionally carries out research and supervises students at the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group at WIT. In recent years, he has worked on the projects within the European framework programmes, including Aniketos (trustworthiness and security in service composition), CoMiFin (Communication Middleware for Monitoring Financial Critical Infrastructure), OPAALS (Open Philosophies for Associative Autopoietic Digital Ecosystems) and SEINIT (Security Expert Initiative). He has also had a lead role in some smaller Enterprise Ireland grants for commercialisation projects (sTrust and WMA).
Prior to joining WIT in 2000, he worked in R&D in the software industry for 6 years. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic) degree from University College Dublin and a Master of Engineering degree from Dublin City University.
European framework projects
Courses that I currently teach
Some past courses
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Selected professional training undertaken
Publications (from last 10 years)