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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

  • IRC

    Irish Research Council (IRC)

  • Cost
    Cost

    Cost Action TD1001

  • FP6

    EU Framework Programme 6

  • NDP

    National Development Plan (NDP)

  • FP7

    EU Framework Programme 7

  • EI

    Enterprise Ireland

  • EPA

    Environmental Protection Agency

  • SFI

    Science Foundation Ireland

  • HEA
    HEA

    Higher Education Authority Ireland (HEA) 

Collaborators

  • Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
    Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
  • University of Rostock
    University of Rostock

    Germany

  • Wheels Bridge AB
    Wheels Bridge AB

    Linköping, Sweden

  • Fiat
    Fiat

    Centro Ricerche Fiat, Italy

  • UCC
    UCC

    University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

  • RCSI
    RCSI

    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

  • University of Linköping
    University of Linköping

    Linköping, Sweden

  • University of Twente
    University of Twente

    Netherlands

  • Intel
    Intel

    Intel Ireland

  • Fiberware
    Fiberware

    Germany

  • UCD
    UCD

    University College Dublin,
    Dublin,
    Ireland

  • City University
    City University

    London, UK

  • University of Liverpool
    University of Liverpool

    UK

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

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Hochschule Wismar
    Hochschule Wismar

    Germany

  • Microsoft
    Microsoft

    Microsoft

  • GEMS
    GEMS

    University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School