Dr Joseph Walsh is the Head of School of STEM and Head of IMaR Technology Gateway at the Institute Of Technology, Tralee (ITT). He has a Ph.D in Electronic Engineering from the University of Limerick and an M.Sc (Eng) in Bio‐engineering jointly from Trinity Collage Dublin (TCD), University College Dublin (UCD) and the University of Limerick (UL).
Dr. Walsh has worked on national and international projects with both industry and research institutes and has received circa. 10 million in research funding over the past 5 years.
His research experience encompasses the field of intelligent mechatronics and sensors, dairy technology, intelligent senor systems, robotics, automation, autonomous systems, bio‐instrumentation and microelectronic circuit test technology and is well published in these areas.
Dr. Walsh was elected Fellow of the Institute of Physics (FinstP) and is a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland (MIEI). He was been awarded the titles of Chartered Engineer and Chartered Physicist. He currently leads a number of targeted Lero projects with Dairymaster, Bons Secours Hospital Group, Liebherr and Kostal.