27 & 28 October 2009

Invited Speaker :

Fazel Famili . Barry McCollum . Paul McMullan

Dr. Barry McCollum

Queen’s University of Belfast

Dr Barry McCollum is a lecturer in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EEECS) at The Queen's University of Belfast and is a Managing Director of two Queen's University IT companies, Realtime Solutions Limited and EventMap Limited.

His main professional interest is investigating how Intellectual Property developed through leading edge research can be exploited within an industrial setting. Commercialization of research and technology transfer are key aspects of this interest and represent areas he is keen to promote within an entrepreneurial agenda. In particular, he is interested in the complex fields of optimization and scheduling. Related real world environments encompass many characteristics which continue to challenge researchers, users and software providers alike.