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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

  • EI

    Enterprise Ireland

  • FP6

    EU Framework Programme 6

  • SFI

    Science Foundation Ireland

  • HEA
    HEA

    Higher Education Authority Ireland (HEA) 

  • EPA

    Environmental Protection Agency

  • NDP

    National Development Plan (NDP)

  • IRC

    Irish Research Council (IRC)

  • Cost
    Cost

    Cost Action TD1001

  • FP7

    EU Framework Programme 7

Collaborators

  • University of Linköping
    University of Linköping

    Linköping, Sweden

  • UCD
    UCD

    University College Dublin,
    Dublin,
    Ireland

  • University of Liverpool
    University of Liverpool

    UK

  • Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
    Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
  • Hochschule Wismar
    Hochschule Wismar

    Germany

  • City University
    City University

    London, UK

  • Intel
    Intel

    Intel Ireland

  • Fiberware
    Fiberware

    Germany

  • UCC
    UCC

    University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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

    Limerick, Ireland

  • University of Twente
    University of Twente

    Netherlands

  • Microsoft
    Microsoft

    Microsoft

  • RCSI
    RCSI

    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

  • University of Rostock
    University of Rostock

    Germany

  • Fiat
    Fiat

    Centro Ricerche Fiat, Italy

  • GEMS
    GEMS

    University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School

  • Wheels Bridge AB
    Wheels Bridge AB

    Linköping, Sweden