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The Optical Fibre Sensors Research Centre (OFSRC) was established in 1997 by its director, Prof Elfed Lewis. It is based in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland. There are now over 20 members including academic staff, post docs and post graduate students.

The Centre focuses on research in areas such as gas sensing, food quality, temperature, networked and distributed sensors and the Sustainable Environment and is now a widely recognised centre of excellence with many reputable publications.

Funding Bodies

  • FP6

    EU Framework Programme 6

  • EI

    Enterprise Ireland

  • HEA
    HEA

    Higher Education Authority Ireland (HEA) 

  • IRC

    Irish Research Council (IRC)

  • Cost
    Cost

    Cost Action TD1001

  • EPA

    Environmental Protection Agency

  • NDP

    National Development Plan (NDP)

  • FP7

    EU Framework Programme 7

  • SFI

    Science Foundation Ireland

Collaborators

  • UCC
    UCC

    University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

  • University of Liverpool
    University of Liverpool

    UK

  • UCD
    UCD

    University College Dublin,
    Dublin,
    Ireland

  • University of Rostock
    University of Rostock

    Germany

  • Fiat
    Fiat

    Centro Ricerche Fiat, Italy

  • City University
    City University

    London, UK

  • Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
    Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
  • Wheels Bridge AB
    Wheels Bridge AB

    Linköping, Sweden

  • RCSI
    RCSI

    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

  • Hochschule Wismar
    Hochschule Wismar

    Germany

  • Microsoft
    Microsoft

    Microsoft

  • Intel
    Intel

    Intel Ireland

  • University of Twente
    University of Twente

    Netherlands

  • GEMS
    GEMS

    University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School

  • Echo Food Solutions Int. Ltd.
    Echo Food Solutions Int. Ltd.

    Limerick, Ireland

  • University of Linköping
    University of Linköping

    Linköping, Sweden

  • Fiberware
    Fiberware

    Germany