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Awards for Journal Papers

  1. Institution of Marine Engineering science and Technology IMarEST Denny Medal - Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology most worthy paper 2007/2008 “A Low Directivity Ultrasonic Sensor for Collision Avoidance and Station Keeping on Inspection-Class AUVs”, Authors – S. Nolan and D. Toal.


Journal Papers

    2017
  1. Ebrahimi Salari, M., Coleman, J., Toal, D. (in review) ‘Analysis of Direct Interconnection Technique for Offshore Airborne Wind Energy Systems under Normal and Fault Conditions’. Energy, ISSN: 0360-5442.
  2. Sivcev, S., Coleman, J., Omerdic. E., Dooly, G., Toal, D. (in review) ‘Underwater manipulators: A review, In Ocean Engineering’, Elsevier, ISSN: 0029-8018.
  3. Sivcev, S., Rossi, M., Coleman, J., Dooly, G., Omerdic. E., Toal, D. (in review) ‘Fully Automatic Visual Servoing Control for Work-class Marine Intervention ROV, In Control Engineering Practice, Elsevier, ISSN: 0967-0661.
  4. Sivcev, S., Omerdic. E., Dooly, G., Toal, D. (in review) ‘ANFIS enhanced Position Based Visual Servoing Algorithm for ROV Manipulator Target in Motion Following’, In Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsivier, ISSN: 0921-8890.
  5. Mathur, A., Newe, T., Elgenaidi, W., Rao, M., Dooly, G., Toal, D. (2017) ‘A Secure End-to-End IoT Solution’, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 2017, 263, 291-299. DOI: 10.1016/j.sna.2017.06.019, ISSN: 0924-4247.
  6. Yuan, H., Poeggel, S., Newe, T., Lewis, E., Viphavakit, C., Leen, G. (2017) ‘An Experimental Study of the Effects of External Physiological Parameters on the Photoplethysmography Signals in the Context of Local Blood Pressure (Hydrostatic Pressure Changes)’, Sensors 2017, 17(3), article number 556. DOI: 10.3390/s17030556.
  7. Duraibabu, D.B., Leen, G., Toal, D., Newe, T., Lewis, E., Dooly, G. (2017) ‘Underwater Depth and Temperature Sensing Based on Fiber Optic Technology for Marine and Fresh Water Applications’, Sensors 2017, 17(6), article number 1228. DOI: 10.3390/s17061228.
  8. Capocci, R., Dooly, G., Omerdic, E., Coleman, J., Newe, T., Toal, D. (2017) ‘Inspection-Class Remotely Operated Vehicles — A Review’, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 5(1), article number 13. DOI: 10.3390/jmse5010013.
  9. Duraibabu, D.B., Poeggel, S., Omerdic, E., Capocci, R., Dooly,, G., Lewis, E., Newe, T., Leen, G., Toal, D. (2017) ‘An Optical fiber depth (pressure) sensor for remote operated vehicles in underwater applications’, Physical Sensors, 17(2), article number 406. DOI: 10.3390/s17020406.
  10. Conway, T. (2017) ‘On the Effects of a Routing and Reservation System on the Electric Vehicle Public Charging Network’, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, PP(99), 1-8. DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2016.2641981, ISSN: 1524-9050, eISSN: 1558-0016.
  11. Doherty, O., Conway, T., Conway, R., Murray, G., Casey, V. (2017) ‘An Objective Measure of Noseband Tightness and Its Measurement Using a Novel Digital Tightness Gauge’, PLOS ONE, 12(1), e0168996. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168996.
  12. 2016
  13. Dhirani, L.L., Newe, T., Nizamani, S. (2016) ‘Tenant - Vendor and Third Party Agreements for the Cloud: Considerations for Security Provision’, International Journal of Software Engineering and Its Applications, 10(12), 449-460. DOI: 10.14257/ijseia.2016.10.12.37.
  14. Elgenaidi, W., Newe, T., O’Connell, E., Toal, D., Dooly, G. (2016) ‘Secure and efficient key coordination algorithm for line topology network maintenance for use in maritime wireless sensor networks’, Sensors 2016, 16(12), 1-19. DOI: 10.3390/s16122204.
  15. Conway, T. (2016) ‘On the effects of a centralized computer routing and reservation system on the electric vehicle public charging network’, arXiv preprint arXiv: 1607.06965.
  16. Meehan, P.J., O'Sullivan, D., Limjoco, A.S., Mcguinness, P., Macasaet, J.J., Eco, J.A., Conway, T. (2016) ‘Varactor-Based Passive Ripple Filter With Automatic Tuning for Low-Noise Power-Supply Systems’, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 32(6), 4741-4752. DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2016.2598639, ISSN: 0885-8993, eISSN: 1941-0107.
  17. Elgenaidi, W., Newe, T., O’Connell, E., Dooly, G. (2016) ‘Trust security mechanism for maritime wireless sensor networks’, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 1-13. DOI: 10.1002/cpe.3945.
  18. Mathur, A., Newe, T., Rao, M. (2016) ‘Defence against black hole and selective forwarding attacks for medical WSNs in the IoT’, Sensors, 16(1), 118. DOI: 10.3390/s16010118.
  19. Rao, M., Newe, T., Grout, I., Mathur, A. (2016) ‘High speed implementation of a SHA-3 Core on Virtex-5 and Virtex-6 FPGAs’, Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers (JCSC), 25(7). DOI: 10.1142/S0218126616500699.
  20. Rao, M., Newe, T., Grout, I., Mathur, A. (2016) ‘An FPGA-based reconfigurable IPSec AH core with efficient implementation of SHA-3 for high speed IoT applications’, Security and Communication Networks, 9(16), 3282–3295. DOI: 10.1002/sec.1533.
  21. Dooly, G., Omerdic, E., Coleman, J., Miller, L., Kaknjo, A., Hayes, J., Braga, J., Ferreira, F., Conlon, H., Barry, H., Marcos-Olaya, J., Tuohy, T., Sousa, J., Toal, D. (2016) ‘Unmanned vehicles for maritime spill response case study: Exercise Cathach’, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 110(1), 528-538. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.02.072, ISSN: 0025-356X.
  22. Coleman, J., Ahmad, H., Toal, D. (2016) ‘Development and Testing of a Control System for the Automatic Flight of Tethered Parafoils’, Journal of Field Robotics. DOI: 10.1002/rob.21652, ISSN: 15564959.
  23. Newe, T., O'Connell, E., Meere, D., Yuan, H., Leen, G., O'Keeffe, S., Lewis, E. (2016) ‘Optical fibre multi-parameter sensing with secure cloud based signal capture and processing’, Proc. SPIE 9916, Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 99162V. DOI: 10.1117/12.2236632.
  24. 2015
  25. Becirovic, E., Osmic, J.,Toal, D., Kusljugic, M., Peric, N. (2015) ‘Analysis and Initialization of GE Wind Turbine Control Model’, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 789-790, 1085-1098. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.789-790.1087.
  26. Salim, M.R., Yaacob, M., Ibrahim, M.H., Azmi, A.I., Ngajikin, N.H., Dooly, G., Lewis, E. (2015) “An optical spectroscopic based reflective sensor for CO2 measurement with signal to noise ratio improvement”, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Material (JOAM), 17(5-6), 519 – 525. Available online: here.
  27. 2014 and older
  28. Zacharias, S., Newe, T., O'Keeffe, S., Lewis, E. (2014) ‘A Lightweight Classification Algorithm for External Sources of Interference in IEEE 802.15.4-Based Wireless Sensor Networks Operating at the 2.4 GHz’, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 10(9). DOI: 10.1155/2014/265286.
  29. Coleman, J., Ahmad, H., Pican, E., Toal, D. (2014) ‘Modelling of a synchronous offshore pumping mode airborne wind energy farm’, The International Journal of Energy, 71, 569-578. DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2014.04.110, ISSN: 0360-5442, eISSN: 1873-6785.
  30. O'Connell, E., Healy, M., O'Keeffe, S., Newe, T., Lewis, E. (2014) ‘A Mote Interface for Fiber Optic Spectral Sensing With Real-Time Monitoring of the Marine Environment’, IEEE Sensors Journal, 13(7), 2619-2625. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2013.2258760.
  31. Osmic, J., Kusljugic, M., Becirovic, E., Toal, D. (2013) ‘Analysis of active power control algorithms of variable speed wind generators for power system frequency stabilization’, Turkish Journal Of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, 21(1). DOI: 10.3906/elk-1307-193, ISSN: 1300-0632, eISSN: 1303-6203.
  32. Thurman, E., Riordan, J., Toal, D. (2013) ‘Real-Time Adaptive Control of Multiple Colocated Acoustic Sensors for an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle’, Oceanic Engineering, IEEE Journal of, 38(3), 419–432. DOI: 10.1109/JOE.2012.2227585, ISSN: 0364-9059.
  33. Pican, E., Omerdic, E., Toal, D., Leahy, M. (2011) ‘Analysis of parallel connected synchronous generators in a novel offshore wind farm model’, Energy, 36(11), 6387–6397. DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2011.09.035, ISSN: 0360-5442, eISSN: 1873-6785.
  34. Pican, E., Omerdic, E., Toal, D., Leahy, M. (2011) ‘Direct interconnection of offshore electricity generators’, Energy, 36(3), 1543–1553. DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2011.01.006, ISSN: 0360-5442, eISSN: 1873-6785.
  35. Manap, H., Dooly, G., O’Keeffe, S., Lewis, E. (2011) ‘Cross-sensitivity evaluation for ammonia sensing using absorption spectroscopy in the UV region’, Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 154(2), 226–231. DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2010.03.057, ISSN: 0925-4005.
  36. Toal, D., Nolan, S., Omerdic, E., Hammad, A., Horgan, J. (2010) ‘Extending ROVs – meeting the challenges in offshore science and industry’, The Journal of Ocean Technology, 5(3), 9-19. ISSN: 1718-3200.
  37. Omerdic, E., Toal, D., Finn P. (2010) ‘New tools for easing system integration, deployment, monitoring and maintenance of ocean energy devices’, Renewable Energy and Power Quality Journal, 8. ISSN: 2172-038X.
  38. Ahmad, H., Young, T. M., Toal, D., Omerdic, E. (2010) ‘Design of control law and control allocation for B747-200 using a linear quadratic regulator and the active set method’, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 224(7), 817-830. DOI: 10.1243/09544100JAERO555, ISSN: 0954-4100.
  39. Omerdic, E., Toal, D., Leahy, M. (2010) ‘Assistive tools for system integration, deployment, monitoring, and maintenance of ocean energy devices’, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, 224, 155–172. DOI: 10.1243/14750902JEME210, ISSN: 1475-0902.
  40. Toal, D., Riordan, J., Thurman, E., Ahmad, H. (2010) ‘Novel multi-sonar controller and other advanced features developed and tested on Latis, a smart, remotely operated vehicle’, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, 224(4), 309-325. DOI: 10.1243/14750902JEME207, ISSN: 1475-0902.
  41. Thurman, E., Riordan, J., Toal, D. (2010) ‘Terrain-adaptive ping sequencing of UUV integrated multibeam echosounder and sidescan sonar system’, Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology, 9(1), 37-46. DOI: 10.1080/20464177.2010.11020230, ISSN: 1476 1548.
  42. Möller, S., Newe, T., Lochmann, S. (2009) ‘Selection application for platforms and security protocols suitable for wireless sensor networks’, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 178(1), article 012034. DOI:10.1088/1742-6596/178/1/012034.
  43. Omerdic, E., Toal, D., Omerdic, E. (2009) ‘SMART ROV (LATIS): flexible survey platform for surface and underwater operations’, Mechatronic Systems, 1(1), 23-30. ISSN: 1986-5147.
  44. Marr, S., Toal, D. (2009) ‘ROV Latis, a new smart survey ROV’, Journal of Ocean Technology, 4(1), 31-35. ISSN: 1718-3200
  45. Toal, D., Nolan, S., Riordan, J., Omerdic, E. (2009) ‘A flexible, multi-mode of operation, high-resolution survey platform for surface and underwater operations’, International Journal of the Society for Underwater Technology, 28(4), 159-174. DOI: 10.3723/ut.28.159, ISSN: 1756-0543, eISSN: 1756-0551.
  46. Muda, R., Dooly, G., Clifford, J., Mulrooney, J., Flavia, G., Merlone-Borla, E., Chambers, P., Fitzpatrick, C., Lewis, E. (2009) ‘Simulation and measurement of carbon dioxide exhaust emissions using an optical-fibre-based mid-infrared point sensor’, Journal of Optics A-Pure and Applied Optics, 11(5). DOI: 10.1088/1464-4258/11/5/054013, ISSN: 1464-4258, eISSN: 1741-3567.
  47. Lewis, E., Dooly, G., Hawe, E., Fitzpatrick, C., Chambers, P., Zhao, W.Z., Sun, T., Grattan, K.T.V., Lyons, W.B., Lucas, J., Degner, M., Ewald, H., Lochmann, S., Bramann, G., Wei, C., Hitchen, D., Merlone-Borla, E. (2008) ‘On board exhaust emission monitoring of road vehicles - a high tech solution to pollution from traffic ?’, International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intellignet Systems, 1(1), 176–186. ISSN: 1178-5608.
  48. Dooly, G., Fitzpatrick, C., Lewis, E. (2008) ‘Deep UV based DOAS system for the monitoring of nitric oxide using ratiometric separation techniques’, Sensors and Actuators B, 134(1), 317-323. DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2008.05.011, ISSN: 0925-4005.
  49. Power, M., Tosi, S., Conway, T. (2008) ‘Reduced Complexity Path Selection Networks for M-Algorithm Read Channel Detectors’, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, 55(9), 2924-2933. DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2008.920110, ISSN: 1549-8328, eISSN: 1558-0806.
  50. Dooly, G., Fitzpatrick, C., Lewis, E. (2008) ‘Optical sensing of hazardous exhaust emissions using a UV based extrinsic sensor’, Energy: The International Journal, Energy Journal, 33(4), 657-666. DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2007.11.009, ISSN: 0360-5442.
  51. Hawe, E., Fitzpatrick, C., Chambers, P., Dooly, G., Lewis, E. (2008) ‘Hazardous gas detection using an integrating sphere as a multipass gas absorption cell’, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 141(2), 414-421. DOI: 10.1016/j.sna.2007.10.070, ISSN: 0924-4247.
  52. Omerdic, E. (2008) ‘Delving Deeper: unifying underwater vehicle control systems’, Engineering & Technology, 3(4), 40-43. DOI: 10.1049/et:20080411, ISSN: 1750-9637, eISSN: 1750-9645.
  53. Nolan, S., Toal, D. (2008) ‘A low directivity ultrasonic sensor for collision avoidance and station keeping on inspection-class AUVs’, Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology, 7(1), 1–11. Taylor & Francis. DOI: 10.1080/20464177.2008.11020206, ISSN: 2046-4177, eISSN: 2056-8487.
  54. Molnar, L., Omerdic, E., Toal, D. (2007) ‘Guidance, navigation and control system for the Tethra unmanned underwater vehicle’, International Journal of Control, 80(7), 1050-1076. DOI: 10.1080/00207170701245039, ISSN:0 0020-7179, eISSN: 1366-5820.
  55. Dooly, G., Fitzpatrick, C., Chambers, P., Lewis, E. (2007) ‘On-board monitoring of vehicle exhaust emissions using an ultra-violet optical fibre based sensor’, Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics, 9(6), S24-S31. DOI: 10.1088/1464-4258/9/6/S05, ISSN: 1741-3567, eISSN: 1464-4258.
  56. Dooly, G., Lewis, E., Fitzpatrick, C., Chambers, P. (2007) ‘Low concentration monitoring of exhaust gases using a UV based optical sensor’, IEEE Sensors Journal, 7(5), 685-691. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2007.894133, ISSN: 1530-437X.
  57. van de Ven, P.W.J., Johansen, T.A., Sorensen, A.J., Flanagan, C., Toal, D. (2007) ‘Neural network augmented identification of underwater vehicle models’, Control Engineering Practice, 15(6), 715–725. DOI: 10.1016/j.conengprac.2005.11.004, ISSN: 0967-0661.
  58. Tosi, S., Power, M., conway, T. (2007) ‘Multitrack Digital Data Storage: A Reduced Complexity Architecture’, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 43(3), 1101-1111. DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2006.888915, ISSN: 0018-9464, eISSN: 1941-0069.
  59. Tosi, S. Conway, T. (2006) ‘Detector target response optimization for multitrack digital data storage’, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 42(7), 1926-1928. DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2006.874097, ISSN: 0018-9464, eISSN: 1941-0069.
  60. Toal, D., Flanagan, C., Lyons, W.B., Nolan, S., Lewis, E. (2005) ‘Proximal object and hazard detection for autonomous underwater vehicle with optical fibre sensors’, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 53(3-4), 214–229. DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2005.09.007, ISSN: 0921-8890.
  61. van de Ven, P.W.J., Flanagan, C., Toal, D. (2005) ‘Neural network control of underwater vehicles’, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 18(5), 533–547. DOI: 10.1016/j.engappai.2004.12.004, ISSN: 0952-1976.
  62. Sowerby, N.W.A., Omerdic, E., Roberts, G.N. (2005) ‘System identification and fault accommodation for thruster propelled UUVs’, Proceedings of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology Part A: Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology, 4(2), 41–50. DOI: 10.1080/20464177.2005.11020191, ISSN: 2046-4177, eISSN: 2056-8487.
  63. Conway, T., Conway, R., Tosi, S (2005) ‘Signal processing for multitrack digital data storage’, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 41(4), 1333-1339. DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2005.845394, ISSN: 0018-9464, eISSN: 1941-0069.
  64. Riordan, J., Toal, D., Flanagan, C. (2005) ‘Towards real-time simulation of the sidescan sonar imaging process selective refinement of seafloor mesh geometry’, Proceedings of the 4th WSEAS International Conference on Signal Processing, Robotics and Automation, 4(2), 247–252. ISSN: 1109-2750, eISSN: 2224-2872.
  65. Conway, T. (2004) ‘A partial response read channel for two dimensional optical data storage’, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, 50(4), 1107-1112. DOI: 10.1109/TCE.2004.1362506, ISSN: 0098-3063.
  66. Conway, T. (2004) ‘Galois field arithmetic over GF(p/sup m/) for high-speed/low-power error-control applications’, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, 51(4), 709-717. DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2004.923659, ISSN: 1549-8328, eISSN: 1558-0806.
  67. Omerdic, E., Roberts, G. (2004) ‘Thruster fault diagnosis and accommodation for open-frame underwater vehicles’, Control Engineering Practice, 12(12 SPEC. ISS.), 1575–1598. DOI: 10.1016/j.conengprac.2003.12.014, ISSN: 0967-0661.
  68. Molnar, L., Omerdic, E., van de Ven, P., Toal, D., Flanagan, C. (2004) ‘On the development of Tethra submersible vehicle for autonomous and remotely operated modes’, WSEAS Transactions On Circuits And Systems, 3(6), 2454–2460. ISSN: 1109-2734.
  69. Toal, D., Flanagan, C. (2004) ‘Whisker sensors enable mini AUV deployment near hazards’, WSEAS Trans. Comput. (Greece), 3(3), 750–755. ISSN: 1109-2734.
  70. Omerdic, E., Roberts, G.N., Vukic, Z. (2003) ‘Reconfigurable control for ship steering’, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, 217(1), 25–39. DOI: 10.1243/147509003321623121, ISSN: 1475-0902, eISSN: 2041-3084.
  71. Dooly, G., Toal, D., Lewis, E., Lyons, W. (2003) ‘An optical fibre sensor for underwater proximity measurement’, Institute of Physics Series in Sensors, Proc. Sensors and Their Applications XII, 511-517, IOP publishing, S&A XII Limerick, ISBN: 0-7503-0978-4.
  72. Flanagan, C., Toal, D., Leyden, M. (2003) ‘Subsumption and Fuzzy-Logic, Experiments in Behavior-Based Control of Mobile Robots’, International Journal of Smart Engineering System Design, 5(3), 161–175.DOI: 10.1080/10255810305048, ISSN: 1025-5818, eISSN: 1607-8500.
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Articles

  1. Omerdic, E. (2012) ‘Underwater Automation’, Article in Euroasia Industry, 3.
  2. Omeridc, E. (2010) ‘Smart ROV Systems Underwater’, Advantage Business Media: Product Design & Development.
  3. Omeridc, E. (2009) ‘Smart ROV LATIS: Flexible Survey Platform for Surface and Underwater Applications’, NI Days2009 Paper contest.
  4. Omeridc, E. (2008) ‘Delving Deeper [Control - UAV Development]’, in Engineering & Technology, 3(4), 17 Jun. ISSN: 1750-9637.
  5. Omeridc, E. (2008) ‘Delving Deeper [Subsea Vehicle control]’, in Engineering & Technology, 3(4), 8 Mar. ISSN: 1750-9637, eISSN: 1750-9645.
  6. Omeridc, E. (2006) ‘Virtual Underwater Lab: Efficient Tool for System Integration & UUV Control Development’, National Instruments international competition LabVIREW in Curriculum 2006 Paper Contest (Winner Paper).
  7. Conway, T. (2000) ‘Open Source RISC processor for Communication Systems’, scholar article, 28 Jan.

Conference Papers

  1. Ebrahimi Salar, M., Coleman, J., Toal, D. (2017) ‘Operation of Direct Interconnected AWE Systems under Normal and Fault Conditions’, Airborne Wind Energy Conference 2017 (AWEC2017), Frieburg, Germany, 5-6 Oct. link
  2. Mathur, A., Newe, T., Rao, M., Elgenaidi, W., Toal, D. (2017) ‘Cluster Head Election and Rotation for Medical based Wireless Sensor Networks’, 4th International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies (CoDIT'17), Barcelona, Spain, 5-7 Apr.
  3. Elgenaidi, W., Newe, T., O'Connell, E., Mathur, A., Toal, D., Dooly, G. (2017) ‘Reconfiguration of Neighbouring Nodes in Coastal Monitoring Wireless Sensor Networks based on Leader Node Recommendation’, 4th International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies (CoDIT'17), Barcelona, Spain, 5-7 Apr.
  4. Talpur, A., Newe, T., Shaikh, F.K., Sheikh, A.A., Felemban, E. (2017) ‘Bloom Filter based Data Collection Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks’, in 31st International Conference on Information Networking, ICOIN 2017, Da Nang, Vietnam, 11-13 Jan.
  5. Omerdic, E., Toal, D., Vukic, Z. (2016) ‘User Interface for Interaction with Heterogeneous Vehicles for Cyber-Physical Systems’, in 14th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2016), Phuket, Thailand, 13-15 Nov. DOI: 10.1109/ICARCV.2016.7838747, ISBN: 978-1-5090-4757-4, eISBN: 978-1-5090-3549-6.
  6. Rao, M., Newe, T., Coleman, J. (2016) ‘An FPGA based reconfigurable IPSec ESP Core suitable for IoT applications’, in 10th International Conference on Sensing Technologies (ICST 2016), Nanjing, China, 11-13 Nov. DOI: 10.1109/ICSensT.2016.7796269, eISSN: 2156-8073.
  7. Elgenaidi, W., Newe, T., O’Connell, E., Toal, D., Dooly, G., Coleman, J. (2016) ‘Memory storage administration of security encryption keys for line topology in maritime wireless sensor networks’, in 10th International Conference on Sensing Technologies (ICST 2016), Nanjing, China, 11-13 Nov. DOI: 10.1109/ICSensT.2016.7796268, eISSN: 2156-8073.
  8. McLoughlin, D., O’Connell, E., Elgenaidi, W., Newe, T., Coleman, J. (2016) ‘Review and evaluation of WSN simulation tools in a cloud based environment’, in 10th International Conference on Sensing Technologies (ICST 2016), Nanjing, China, 11-13 Nov. DOI: 10.1109/ICSensT.2016.7796270, eISSN: 2156-8073.
  9. Kaknjo, A., Omerdic, E., Toal, D. (2016) ‘Measurement of Network Latency in Remote Presence Applications’, 10th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine SystemsCAMS, 13-16 Sep, Trondheim, Norway, 49(23), 193-198. DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.342.
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  11. Newe, T., O'Connell, E., Meere, D., Yuan, H., Leen, G., O'Keeffe, S., Lewis, E. (2016) ‘Optical fibre multi-parameter sensing with secure cloud based signal capture and processing’, Proc. SPIE 9916, Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limerick, Ireland, 31 May, 9916. DOI: 10.1117/12.2236632.
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  91. Ahmad, H., Young, T. M., Toal, D., Omerdic, E. (2006) ‘Compensation of jammed control surface of large transport aircraft by control reconfiguration’, in Valavanis, K., Antsaklis, P., Kovacic, Z., chairs, Proceedings of 15th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Athens, Greece, 27-29 Jun.
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  93. van de Ven, Pepijn W. J., Refsnes, J. E., Johansen, T. A., Flanagan, C., Toal, D. (2006) ‘Identification of Minesniper's damping parameters using neural networks’, in 14th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Australia, 29-31 Mar, 321-325. DOI: 10.3182/20060329-3-AU-2901.00046.
  94. Ahmad, H., Hamm, C., Papiernik, W., Tröndle, H-P. (2006) ‘Identifying plant parameters using linear least squares and stochastic techniques (Genetic Algorithms)’, in PCIM (Power Electronics Intelligent Motion Power Quality) Conference, Europe 2006, Nuremberg, 30 May - 1 Jun.
  95. Ahmad, H., Hamm, C., Papiernik, W. (2006) ‘Feed forward control of multi-inputs multi-outputs (MIMO) systems using non parametric modeling (Matrix of impulse responses)’, in PCIM (Power Electronics Intelligent Motion Power Quality) Conference, Europe 2006, Nuremberg, 30 May-1 Jun.
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  97. Shaw, A., Al-Shamma'a, A., Wylie, S. R., Toal, D. (2006) ‘Present investigations of electromagnetic waves propagations in water and sea water’, in proceedings of IEEE Fourth International Workshop on Scientific Use of Submarine Cables and Related Technologies 2006 (SSC '06), Dublin, 7-10 Feb.
  98. Mulero, Y., Conway, T. (2005) ‘A new spectral factorization of 2D channel response and its application to decision feedback equalizer for multitrack recording’, in Proceedings of 2005 International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems 2005 (ISPACS 2005), Hong Kong, China, 13-16 Dec. DOI: 10.1109/ISPACS.2005.1595479, ISBN: 0-7803-9266-3.
  99. Grehan, A. J., Wilson, M., Guinan, J., Riordan, J., Molnar, L., Omerdic, E., Ullgren, J., Le Guilloux, E., Toal, D., Brown, C. (2005) ‘ROV investigations of cold-water coral habitats along the Porcupine Bank Margin, West Coast of Ireland’, in Swart, P., chair, 3rd International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals, Miami, USA, 28 Nov - 2 Dec.
  100. Dooly, G., Hawe, E., Fizpatrick, C., Lewis, E., Zhao, W. Z., Sun, T., Grattan, K. T. V., Degner, M., Ewald, H., Lochmann, S., Bramman, G., Wei, C., Hitchen, D., Al-Shamma'a, A., Merlone-Borla, E., Faraldi, P., Pidria, M. (2005) ‘Optical fibre sensors for vehicle exhaust gas detection in the ultra violet wavelength range’, in Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sensing Technology, Palmerston North, 21-23 Nov, 42-47.
  101. Sousa, R. V., Inamasu, R. Y., Porto, A. J. V., Toal, D., Flanagan, C. (2005) ‘Composition and coordination of reactive fuzzy behaviors for autonomous navigation of a mini-robot platform’, in 18th International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM 2005), Ouro Preto, Brazil, 6-11 Nov.
  102. Omerdic, E., Toal, D. (2005) ‘Control allocation of over-actuated thruster propelled underwater vehicles’, in 1st Workshop on Networked Control System and Fault Tolerant Control, Ajaccio, France, 6-7 Oct, 163-171.
  103. van de Ven, P. W. J., Hayes, M. J., Flanagan, C., Toal, D. (2005) ‘On thethe identification and control of underwater vehicle dynamics: a neural network approach’, in Complexity Workshop, Maynooth, Ireland, 16 Sep.
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Books & Book Chapters

  1. Sivcev, S., Omerdic. E., Dooly, G., Coleman, J., Toal, D. (2018) ‘Towards Inspection of Marine Energy Devices Using ROVs: Floating Wind Turbine Motion Replication’, in Ollero, A., Sanfeliu, A., Montano, L., Lau, N., Cardeira, C., eds., ROBOT 2017: Third Iberian Robotics Conference, Springer, Cham, 196-211. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-70833-1_17, ISBN: 978-3-319-70832-4, eISBN: 978-3-319-70833-1.
  2. Elgenaidi, W., Newe, T. , O’Connel, E., Fraifer, M., Mathur, A., Toal, D., Dooly, G. (2017) ‘Implementing Secure Key Coordination Scheme for Line Topology Wireless Sensor Networks’, in Sen, J. ed., Advances in security in Computing and Coomunications, InTech Book, ch6. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69484, ISBN: 978-953-51-3345-2, eISBN: 978-953-51-3346-9.
  3. Newe, T., Rao, M., Toal, D., Dooly, G., Omerdic, E., Mathur, A. (2017) ‘Efficient & high speed FPGA bump in the wire implementation for data integrity and confidentiality services in the IoT’, in Postolache, O.A., Mukhopadhyay, S.C., Jayasundera, K.P., Swain, A.K., eds., Sensors for Everyday Life, Springer International Publishing, 259-285. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-47319-2_13, ISBN: 978-3-319-47318-5, eISBN: 978-3-319-47319-2.
  4. Ebrahimi Salari, M., Coleman, J., Toal, D. (2016) ‘Airborne wind energy - a review’, in Oral, A. Y., Bashi Oral, Z. B., eds., 3rd International Congress on Energy Efficiency and Energy Related Materials (ENEFM2015), Springer International Publishing, 81-92. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-45677-5, ISBN: 978-3-319-45676-8, eISBN: 978-3-319-45677-5.
  5. Omerdic, E., Toal, D., Dooly, G. (2013) ‘OceanRINGS: smart technologies for subsea operations’, in Gal, O., ed., Advanced in Marine Robotics, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN-13: 978-3-659-41689-7, ISBN-10: 3659416894.
  6. Coleman, J., Ahmad, H., Pican, E., Toal, D. (2013) ‘Non-reversing generators in a novel design for pumping mode airborne wind energy farm’, in Ahrens, U., Diehl, M. and Schmehl, R., eds., Airborne Wind Energy, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 587–597. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-39965-7, ISBN: 978-3-642-39965-7.
  7. Omerdic, E., Toal, D., Nolan, S., Ahmad, H. (2012) ‘ROV LATIS: Next generation smart underwater vehicle’, in Roberts, G.N. and Sutton, R., eds., Further Advances in Unmanned Marine Vehicles, Institute of Engineering & Technology, 9-44. DOI: 10.1049/PBCE077E, ISBN: 9781849194792.
  8. Ahmad, H., Young, T., Toal, D., Omerdic, E. (2011) ‘Application of evolutionary computing in control allocation’, in Balint, A., ed., Advances in Flight Control Systems, InTech, 77–92. DOI: 10.5772/16145, ISBN: 978-953-307-218-0.
  9. Toal, D., Omerdic, E., Riordan, J., Nolan, S. (2010) ‘Multi-mode operations marine robotic vehicle - A mechatronics case study’, in Bradle, D. and Russell, D.W., eds., Mechatronics in Action: Case Studies in Mechatronics - Applications and Education, Springer London: London, 103–120. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84996-080-9_7, ISBN: 9781849960793.
  10. Omerdic, E., Toal, D., Wallace, J., Ibrahimovic, I., Funnell, C., Grehan, A. (2009) Marine Monitoring Platforms [online], Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyn. ISBN: 1-4438-1356-7.
  11. Omerdic, E. (2009) Thruster Fault-Tolerant Control: Thruster Fault Diagnosis and Accommodation System for Underwater Vehicles, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller. ISBN: 978-3-639-11739-4.
  12. Horgan, J., Toal, D. (2009) ‘Computer vision applications in the navigation of unmanned underwater vehicles’, in Inzartsev, A. V., ed., Underwater Vehicles, InTech, 195–214. DOI: 10.5772/6703, ISBN: 978-953-7619-49-7.
  13. Thurman, E., Riordan, J., Toal, D. (2009) ‘Multi-Sonar Integration and the Advent of Senor Intelligence’, in Silva, S.R., ed., Advances in Sonar Technology, I-Tech Education and Publishing, 151–164. DOI: 10.5772/39412, ISBN: 978-3-902613-48-6.
  14. van de Ven, P., Flanagan, C., Toal, D. (2008) ‘Identification and control of marine vehicles using artificial intelligence techniques. A novel approach’, in Bernstein, R.B. and Curtis, W.N., eds., Artificial Intelligence: New Research, Nova Science Publishers, 163–205. ISBN: 978-1-61728-141-9.
  15. Toal, D. (Ed.) (2008) Mechatronics 2008, Proceedings of the 11th Mechatronics Forum Biennial International Conference, Limerick: University of Limerick. ISBN: 1905952058.
  16. Toal, D., Omerdic, E., Thurman, E., Horgan, J. (Eds.) (2008) 2nd IFAC Workshop Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles [online], International Federation of Automatic Control. ISBN: 978-3-902661-35-7.
  17. Omerdic, E., Roberts, G.N. (2006) ‘Control allocation for over-actuated thruster-propelled underwater vehicles’, in Roberts, G. and Sutton, R., eds., Advances in Unmanned Marine Vehicles, London: The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 87–104. ISBN: 0863414508.
  18. Sousa, R., Inamasu, R., Porto, A., Toal, D., Flanagan, C. (2005) ‘Composition, Coordination and Simulation of Reactive Fuzzy Behaviors for an Mobile Agricultural Robot’, in Miyagi, P.E., Horikawa, O. and Villani, E., eds., ABCM Symposium Series Mechatronics, Volume 2, Rio de Janeiro: ABCM – Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering. ISBN: 978-85-85769-26-0.
  19. Toal, D. (2004) Sensor Driven Autonomous Robots from Experimental Wheeled Robots toward Intervention AUVs. Ph.D. Thesis, UL library.
  20. Arrabales, R., Flanagan, C., Toal, D. (2002) ‘An adaptive video event mining system for an autonomous underwater’, in Intelligent Engineering Systems through Artificial Neural Networks, 585–591. ISBN: 0-7918-0191-8.


Theses

  1. Coleman, J. (2014) Distributed control system and novel power take off method for pumping-mode airborne wind energy (Ph.D.), University of Limerick. Abstract.
  2. Zeng, J. (2013) Using DotNetNuke in development and implementation of Marine Robotics Research at University of Limerick (M.Eng), University of Limerick. Abstract.
  3. Pican, E. (2011) Direct interconnection of offshore electricity generators (Ph.D.), University of Limerick. Abstract.
  4. Ahmad, H. (2009) Fault adaption by reconfiguring flight controls using control allocation (Ph.D.), University of Limerick. Abstract.
  5. Thurman, E. W. (2009) Novel real-time adaptive control of multiple co-located acoustic sensors for ocean mapping and other hydrographical applications (Ph.D.), University of Limerick. Abstract.
  6. Nolan, S.P. (2007) A high frequency wide field of view sensor for short range collision avoidance applications on intervention class underwater vehicles (Ph.D.), University of Limerick. Abstract.
  7. Molnar, L. (2006) A hybrid control architecture development for the guidance, navigation and control of the tethra prototype submersible vehicle (Ph.D.), University of Limerick. Abstract.
  8. Riordan, J. (2006) Performance optimised reverberation modelling for real-time synthesis of sidescan sonar imagery (Ph.D.), University of Limerick. Abstract.
  9. van de Ven, P.W.J. (2005) Identification and control of marine vehicles using artificial intelligence techniques: a novel approach (Ph.D.), University of Limerick. Abstract.
  10. Nolan, S.P. (2003) The development of testbed vehicles for underwater systems testing and AUV controller experimentation (M.Eng.), University of Limerick. Abstract.
  11. Leyden, M. C. (2000) The design of an autonomous mobile robot built to investigate behaviour based control (Ph.D.), University of Limerick. Abstract.


  1. Meehan, P.J., Conway, T., Brokaw, A.P., O'Sullivan, D.G. (Publication Date: 28 Mar 2017) ‘Resonance detection and filtering circuitry’ US 9608515 B2.
  2. Poeggel, S., Duribabu, D.B., Leen, G., Dooly, G., Lewis, E. (Publication Date: 23 Nov 2016) ‘A temperature Sensor’, EP 3096117 A1.
  3. Meehan, P.J., Kelly, M.T., Hurrell, C.P., Conway, T.A., O'Sullivan, D., Hennessy, M., Hunt, W. (Publication Date: 22 Nov 2016) ‘Method of improving noise immunity in a signal processing apparatus, and a signal processing apparatus having improved noise immunity’, US 9503055 B2.
  4. Limjoco, A.S., Cusack, M., O'Sullivan, D.G., Meehan, P.J., Conway, T. (Publication Date: 29 Jun 2015) ‘Vertical magnetic barrier for integrated electronic module’, US 20160380606 A1.
  5. Tatar, F., Herdier, R., Lewis, E., Dooly, G. (Publication Date: 21 Oct 2015) ‘Optical sensor for oil saturation’, EP 2932240 A1.
  6. Meehan, P.J., Conway, T., Limjoco, A., O'Sullivan, D.G. (Publication Date: 11 Nov 2014) ‘Switching regulator with integrated resonant circuit for ripple filtering’, US 8885376 B2.
  7. Conway, T., Conway, R. (Publication Date: 1 Mar 2011) ‘Bit detection for multitrack digital data storage’, US 7900124 B2.
  8. Toal, D., Pican, E., Leahy, M. (Priority Date: 02.12.2010.) ‘Improvements in and relating to wind farms’, European Patent Office, EP2647098.
  9. Conway, T. (Publication Date: 28 Oct 2008) ‘Data detector system’, US 7443933 B2.
  10. Riordan, J., Toal, D., Thurman, E. (Priority Date: 15.07.2007.) ‘A method and apparatus for determining the topography of a seafloor and a vessel comprising the apparatus’, European Patent Office, EP2165214.
  11. Coene, W., Immink, A., Conway, T. (Publication Date: 18 Nov 2004) ‘Symbol detection apparatus and method for two-dimensional channel data stream with cross-talk cancellation’, US 20070085709 A1.
  12. Conway, T., Byrne, J. (Publication Date: 8 Jul 2003) ‘Efficient interpolator for high speed timing recovery’, US 6591283 B1.
  13. Riordan, J., Toal, D., Thurman, E. (2007) ‘Method and apparatus for determining the topography of a seafloor’, Short term Irish patent application S2007/0430.
  14. Conway, T., Quinlan, P. (Publication Date: 18 Feb 2003) ‘Processor for digital data’, US 6522705 B1.
  15. Byrne, J., Conway, T. (Publication Date: 26 Nov 2002) ‘Digital timing recovery using baud rate sampling’, US 6487672 B1.
  16. Conway, T. (Publication Date: 18 Dec 2001) ‘Data recovery system having offset compensation’, US 6332205 B1.
  17. Conway, T. (Publication Date: 19 Jun 2001) ‘Data recovery system particularly for systems utilizing partial response maximum likelihood detection’, US 6249395 B1.


  1. MMRRC contributed to the Green Paper of Defence.

  1. Omerdic, E. (2017) ‘Modelling and Simulation of ROV (Matlab/Simulink)’, Hands-On Tutorial, EXCELLABUST Expert Visit, 18 Jan, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
  2. Omerdic, E. (2017) ‘Modelling and Simulation of ROV (Matlab-LabVIEW)’, Hands-On Tutorial, EXCELLABUST Expert Visit, 19 Jan, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
  3. Omerdic, E. (2017) ‘Control of ROV/USV (LabVIEW)’, Hands-On Tutorial, EXCELLABUST Expert Visit, 19 Jan, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
  4. Omerdic, E. (2017) ‘Thruster Control using FPGA (LabVIEW)’, Hands-On Tutorial, EXCELLABUST Expert Visit, 20 Jan, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
  5. Omerdic, E. (2016) ‘Thruster Control using LabVIEW Real-Time & FPGA Graphical Programming’, Tutorial, 6 Oct, Breaking the Surface Workshop 2016, Biograd na Moru, Croatia.
  6. Omerdic, E., Rossi, M. (2016) ‘LabVIEW FPGA Graphical Programming for Embedded Monitoring and Control Systems’, Tutorial, 9 Jun, AWESCO First Summer School, Limerick, Ireland.
  7. Coleman, J. (2016) ‘Direct Interconnect Demo’, Tutorial, 9 Jun, AWESCO First Summer School, Limerick, Ireland.
  8. Pican, E., Ebrahimi Salari, M., Omerdic, E. (2016) ‘Direct Interconnection – Lab Demo’, Demonstration, 10 Jun, AWESCO First Summer School, Limerick, Ireland.
  9. Scaradozzi, D., Omerdic, E. (2015) ‘Remote control of an ROV using a force feedback joystick and 3D reconstruction chain of an underwater environment, Tutorial, 18-21 May, Oceans ’15 MTS/IEEE, Genova, Italy.
  10. Omerdic, E. (2014) ‘Remote Presence: long endurance robotic systems for routine inspection of offshore subsea oil & gas installations and marine renewable energy (MRE) devices,’ Tutorial, 9 Oct, Breaking the Surface Workshop 2014, Biograd, Croatia.
  11. Omerdic, E. (2014) ‘Control allocation & fault-tolerant control systems’, Tutorial, Sep, Oceans ’14 MTS/IEEE, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.
  12. Omerdic, E. (2011) ‘ROV LATIS: next generation Smart ROV - motivation, challenges, sensors, integration, problems and solutions’, Tutorial, 28 Oct, IEEE Sensors 2011, Limerick, Ireland.


Invited Lectures & Talks, Presentations and Technology Demonstration

  1. Rossi, M., Sivcev, S. (2017) ‘Automating ROV Intervention and Inspection Operations’, MaREI Online Seminar, 14 Mar, Limerick, Ireland.
  2. Omerdic, E. (2017) ‘MORUS Project: Data Exchange between HMI and ROS, Solution for data exchange between various system components’, 2nd Internal Workshop: NATO SfP MORUS Project, 6 Feb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
  3. Dooly, G. (2017) ‘Bringing Smart Underwater Manipulators & Vision to Work-Class ROVs: Recent Field Trials’, Invited Talk, 18 Jan, H2020 project EXCELLABUST - Excelling LABUST in marine robotics, Centre of Excellence ACROSS and IEEE Croatia Section, Robotics and Automation Chapter, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
  4. Omerdic, E. (2017) ‘Modelling & Simulation of Marine Craft’, Expert Lecture, EXCELLABUST Expert Visit, 18 Jan, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
  5. Omerdic, E. (2017) ‘Control of Marine Craft’, Expert Lecture, EXCELLABUST Expert Visit, 19 Jan, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
  6. Omerdic, E. (2017) ‘Brushless DC Motor using FPGA’, Expert Lecture, EXCELLABUST Expert Visit, 20 Jan, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
  7. Ebrahimi Salari, M. (2016) ‘Direct Interconnection of Offshore Airborne Wind Energy Systems’, MaREI Online Seminar, 15 Nov, Limerick, Ireland.
  8. Omerdic, E. (2016) ‘User Interface for Interaction with Heterogeneous Vehicles for Cyber-Physical Systems’, Presentation, 14th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2016), 13 Nov, Phuket, Thailand.
  9. Toal, D. (2016) ‘Robotics for challenging ocean intervention in marine renewable energy and other applications’, Invited Talk, 6 Oct, Breaking the Surface Workshop 2016 Workshop, Biograd na Moru, Croatia.
  10. Omerdic, E. (2016) ‘Measurement of Network Latency in Remote Presence Applications’, Presentation, 10th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems (CAMS 2016), 13 Sep, Trondheim, Norway.
  11. Omerdic, E. (2016) ‘MORUS Project: Human Machine Interface, Current state of development of HMI for MORUS project’, 1st Internal Workshop: NATO SfP MORUS Project, 20 Jun, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
  12. Omerdic, E. (2016) ‘OceanRINGS: Current State of Development and Future Work’, Invited Talk, 15 Jun, EMRA Workshop, Newcastle, UK.
  13. Toal, D., Pican, E., Coleman, J. (2016) ‘Interconnection of Multiple Wind Energy’, Presentation, 9 Jun, AWESCO First Summer School, Limerick, Ireland.
  14. Toal, D. (2016) ‘Introduction to MMRRC and SFI MaREI Research Centre’, Presentation, 7 Jun, AWESCO First Summer School, Limerick, Ireland.
  15. Dooly, G. (2016) ‘Remote Presence / Challenges for remote inspection, monitoring and intervention in MRE’, Invited Talk, LEWIS Symposium, 29 Feb, Cork, Ireland.
  16. Coleman, J. (2016) ‘Ocean energy: developments & plans’, Presentation, 12th Feb, MaREI Limerick docs operation, 7th Ocean Energy Industry Forum 2016, Marine Renewables Industry Association (MRIA), Dunlaoghaire, Ireland.
  17. Toal, D., McKeown, D., Dullaghan, C., Keogh, L. (2016) ‘Robotics in space, underwater, industry and the law’, Invited Talk, 2 Feb, Engineers Ireland, Mechanical and Manufacturing Devision, Dublin, Ireland. Watch it here.
  18. Toal, D., Omerdic, E. (2016) ‘Overview of research activities in Mobile & Marine Robotics Research Centre, University of Limerick”, Invited Talk, 22 Jan, H2020 project EXCELLABUST – Excelling LABUST in marine robotics and IEEE Croatia Section, Robotics and Automation Chapter, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
  19. Omerdic, E. (2015) ‘Advanced input devices for real-time control of marine robots’, Tutorial, 8 Oct, Breaking the Surface Workshop 2015 (BtS 2015), Biograd na Moru, Croatia.
  20. Omerdic, E. (2015) ‘Remote Presence: long endurance robotic systems for routine inspection of offshore subsea oil & gas installations and marine renewable energy devices’, Presentation & Live Technology Demonstration, 29 May, Technology & Innovation in Developing the Potential of our Water Resources Workshop, part of STAMAR Project (Showcase Technology Applicable to Maritime SMEs in the Atlantic Area), Ballina, Ireland.
  21. Scaradozzi, D., Omerdic, E. (2015) ‘Remote control of an ROV using a force feedback joystick and 3D reconstruction chain of an underwater environment’, Tutorial, 18-21 May, Oceans’15 MTS/IEEE, Genova, Italy.
  22. Toal, D., Omerdic, E. (2014) ‘Long endurance observation mini ROV system’, 26 Nov, 3rd Annual SmartBay Ireland User Workshop 2014, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Ireland.
  23. Omerdic, E. (2014) ‘Remote Presence: technology demonstration’, Technology Demonstration, 26 Nov, 3rd Annual SmartBay Ireland User Workshop 2014, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Ireland.
  24. Omerdic, E. (2014) ‘Remote Presence: long endurance robotic systems for routine inspection of offshore subsea oil & gas installations and marine renewable energy (MRE) devices’, Tutorial, 9 Oct,
  25. Dooly, G., Omerdic, E., Rossi, M. (2014) ‘Remote Presence: technology demonstration’, 1 Oct, Part of Networked systems for situational awareness and intervention in maritime incidents (NETMAR) Galicia Demo 2014, Pobra do Caraminal, Spain.
  26. Omerdic, E. (2014) ‘Internet-enabled Smart ROVs: future of ROV piloting’, Presentation & Technology Demonstration, 19 Sep, Marine Institute, Memorial University St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.
  27. Omerdic, E. (2014) ‘Internet-enabled Smart ROVs: future of ROV piloting’, Presentation & Technology Demonstration, 20 Aug, Software Technology Workshop 2014, Fugro Subsea Services, Milton Keynes, UK.
  28. Coleman, J., Omerdic, E. (2014) ‘Long range high bandwidth radio networking during marine disaster exercise “Cathach”, Remote Presence: presentation & technology demonstration’, Presentation & Technology Demonstration, 1 Apr, 17th Wireless Research Colloquium 2014, Communications and Radio Science into the 21st century, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin.
  29. Toal, d. (2013) ‘Robotics products and services development and commercialisation (business devel. challenges)’, Seminar Presentation, 9 Oct, INFOMAR Seminar 2013, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland.
  30. Dooly, G. (2013) ‘2013 Shannon Estauary marine disaster control trials’, Seminar Presentation, 9 Oct, INFOMAR Seminar 2013, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland.
  31. Omerdic, E. (2013) ‘Control allocation & fault tolerant control systems’, Presentation & Technology Demonstration, 30 Oct, XXIV International Conference on Information, Communication and Automation Technologies, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  32. Omerdic, E. (2013) ‘Testing smart technologies for subsea operations in real-world enviromnent: recent results’, Invited Lecture, 4 Oct, Breaking the Surface Workshop 2013 (BtS 2013), Murter, Croatia.
  33. Omerdic, E. (2013) ‘OceanRINGS in action: integration of smart technologies for subsea operations with DARIUS’, Presentation & Technology Demonstration, 11-12 Jun, Deployable SAR Integrated Chain with Unmanned Systems (DARIUS) Demonstration Days, NMCI Cork, Ireland.
  34. Omerdic, E. (2013) ‘Real-time control of mini ROVs through internet’, Technology Demonstration, 30 May, National Instruments Seminar: Research Platforms for Embedded Control and Design, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
  35. Omerdic, E. (2013) ‘An overview of the underwater navigation control and guidance techniques for remote operated vehicles’, Invited Lecture, 23 May, University of Ancona, Italy.
  36. Omerdic, E., Toal, D. (2012) ‘OceanRINGS: System Concept & Applications’, Invited Lecture, May, Video Ray Research and Development Conference, Murter, Croatia.
  37. Omerdic, E. (2012) ‘OceanRINGS: smart technologes for subsea operations’, Keynote Talk, 21 Mar, National Instruments Offshore Measurment & Control Summit, Aberdeen, UK.
  38. Toal, D. (2011) ‘Smart Robotics Research for Renewable Ocean Energy, Addressing Challenges in Operations Support for Wind, Wave and Tidal Energy’, Invited Plenary, 17 Nov, Korean Unmanned Underwater Vehicles Conference, Yeosu Campus, Chonnam National University.
  39. Toal, D. (2011) ‘Ocean Systems Modelling and Advanced Robotics: Supporting Technologies for Ocean Energy Systems’, Invited Technical Presentation to Marine Robotics Engineering Research and Applications Team, 16 Nov, Industry Collaboration Centre, Chosun University, Korea.
  40. Omerdic, E. (2011) ‘Future of ROV piloting: application of smart ROV technologies in the field of renewable ocean energy systems’, Invited Lecture, 28 Sep, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  41. Omerdic, E. (2011) ‘Future of ROV piloting: application of Smart ROV LATIS’, Invited Lecture, 19-24 Sep, Breaking the Surface Workshop 2011 (BtS 2011), Murter, Croatia.
  42. Toal, D. (2011) ‘Marine Research Smart Technology versus Heavy Engineering’, Keynote Presentation and Workshop, 19 Sep, Breaking the Surface Workshop 2011 (BtS 2011), 3rd International Interdisciplinary Field Training of Marine Robotics and Applications, Murter, Croatia.
  43. Omerdic, E. (2011) Technology Demonstration, 2 Sep, Marine Renewables Industry Association (MRIA) council Meeting, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland.
  44. Omerdic, E. (2011) ‘Future of ROV piloting: next generation Smart ROVs’, Keynote Talk, 9 Aug, Workshop on Autonomous Robotics, NUI Maynooth, Ireland.
  45. Omerdic, E. (2011) Technology Demonstration, 5-6 Jul, Marine Institute Galway, Ireland.
  46. Toal, D. (2011) ‘Marine Energy Seminar’, 24 Feb, Limerick – Clare Energy Agency Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland.
  47. Omerdic, E. (2011) ‘Ocean systems modelling: supporting technologies for ocean energy systems’, Keynote Talk, 22 Feb, National Instruments Technical Symposium, Dublin, Ireland.
  48. Omerdic, E. (2010) ‘Assistive tools for system integration, deployment , monitoring and maintenance of ocean energy devices’, Invited Lecture, Oct, The 2nd International Interdisciplinary Field Training of Marine Robotics and Appliction (FP7 CURE Project), Breaking the Surface Workshop 2010 (BtS 2010), Murter, Croatia.
  49. Omerdic, E. (2009) ‘Virtual lab for ocean systems modelling and simulation’, Invited Lecture, Oct, The 1st International Interdisciplinary Field Training of Marine Robotics and Appliction (FP7 CURE Project), Breaking the Surface Workshop 2009 (BtS 2009), Murter, Croatia.
  50. Omerdic, E., Toal, D. (2009) ‘Smart ROV LATIS: from design concepts to test trials’, Plenary Talk, 18 Sep, IFAC 8th Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft (MCMC 2009), Guaruja, Brasil.
  51. Toal, D., Nolam, S., Riordan, J., Omerdic, E., Marr, S. (2008) ‘Flexible survey platform that enables off shore capabilities in inshore operations: operations from the beach to 1,000m’, Invited Paper and Presentation, 23-24 Sep, The 10th Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Showcase, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton.
  52. Omerdic, E., Riordan, J., Toal, D. (2007) ‘Easing offshore ops through the use of augmented reality support tools’, Presentation, 26-27 Sep, Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Showcase, Southampton.
  53. Omerdic, E. (2007) ‘Virtual underwater lab: efficient tool for system integration & UUV control development’, Presentation, Aug, National Instruments Week 2007, Austin, USA.
  54. Omerdic, E. (2007) ‘Virtual underwater lab: efficient tool for system integration & UUV control development’, Presentation, 19-21 Sep, CAMS 2007, Bol, Croatia.
  55. Toal, D. (2007) ‘Challenges of ROV system integration for deep water habitat mapping’, Mapping European Seabed Habitats (MESH) Subtidal Workshop, Invited Speaker, 30 Jan, Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway, Ireland.


Seminars

  1. Newe, T. (2014) ‘Recent Activities from SG4.2, Wireless Architecture and Data Security’, Workshop for COST Action TD1001, Novel and Reliable Optical Fibre Sensor Systems for Future Security and Safety Applications OFSESA, Prague, Czech Republic, 24-25 March.
  2. Newe, T. (2013) ‘Recent Activities from SG4.2, Wireless Architecture and Data Security’, Workshop for COST Action TD1001, Novel and Reliable Optical Fibre Sensor Systems for Future Security and Safety Applications OFSESA, Ghent, Belgium, 9-10 Oct.
  3. Newe, T. (2012) ‘Security & Vulnerabilities in Networked Embedded Systems for Wireless Sensing: Present and Future’, Workshop for COST Action TD1001, Novel and Reliable Optical Fibre Sensor Systems for Future Security and Safety Applications OFSESA, Madeira, 6-7 Sep.
  4. Newe, T. (2012) ‘Future Security and Safety Applications: The Requirements & Challenges for Secure Communications’, Workshop for COST Action TD1001, Novel and Reliable Optical Fibre Sensor Systems for Future Security and Safety Applications OFSESA, Birmingham, UK, 3-4 May.
  5. Newe, T. (2011) ‘Wireless architecture and data security’, COST Action TD1001 Workshop, SG4.2, Limerick, Ireland, 4-5 May.
  6. Toal, D. (2011) ‘Developing Europe’s Ocean Energy Hub’, Seminar, Research Showcase: Leading the way in Marine Energy Research, 12 Apr, Thomond Park, Limerick, Ireland.
  7. UL Mathematics and Statistics Seminar Series. April 7, 2006. High Resolution Mapping of Complex Seabed Terrains - Technical Challenges. Cold Water Corals at 800 - 1,200m on the Margins of the Continental Shelf off West Coast Ireland.
  8. ‘Challenges in High Resolution Seabed Mapping with ROV Deployed Multibeam Sonar on Marine Robots Operated Close to the Seabed’, Invited Seminar, Apr, Landscapes to Liners: Recent events in Irish Maritime History and Archaeology, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
  9. Nano Technology & Robotics Research Seminar, University of Limerick, delivered a talk on Mobile & Marine Robotics at a seminar organised by the UL Research Office Technology Transfer Initiative.
  10. Mobile Robots and Steam Power? Surely not! :Computational Intelligence Group Seminar Series
  11. Autonomous Mobile Robots, Electronic & Computer Engineering Seminar Series


  1. Dooly, G., Coleman, J., Pierantozzi, S. (2017) ‘ROV pilot training’, 3-14 Jul, The Underwater Centre Fort William, UK.
  2. Omerdic, E., Capocci, R. (2017) ‘SeaFest 2017’, 29 Jun-3 Jul, Galway, Ireland.
  3. Hegarty, A., Sivcev, S. (2017) ‘Oceans '17 MTS/IEEE’, 19-22 Jun, Aberdeen, UK.
  4. Omerdic, E., Baric, O. (2017) ‘EMRA '17’, 15-16 May, Girona, Spain.
  5. Rossi, M. (2017) ‘Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision 2017 (WACV17)’, 27-30 Mar, Santa Rosa, USA.
  6. Pierantozzi, S., Trslic, P. (2017) ‘RAMSES Sparse-LBL training’, 14-15 Mar, Aberdeen, UK.
  7. Toal, D., Coleman, J., Pierantozzi, S. (2017) ‘Drone and Tech Expo Ireland’, 10-12 Mar, Dublin, Ireland.
  8. Coleman, J., Adley, D., Pierantozzi, S. (2017) ‘Dingle IOThon’, 3-5 Mar, Dingle, Ireland.
  9. Dooly, G., Omerdic, E. (2017) ‘EXCELLABUST Expert Visit’, 18-20 Jan, Faculty of electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
  10. Dooly, G., Sivcev, S., Rossi, M., Trslic, P., Omerdic, D., Pierantozzi, S. (2016) Portroe quarry ROV trials, 21-25 Nov, Portroe, Ireland.
  11. Omerdic, E. (2016) 14th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2016), 13-15 Nov, Phuket, Thailand.
  12. Toal, D., Omerdic, E., Coleman, J., Rossi, M., Sivcev, S., Trslic, P., Pierantozzi, S., Baric, O. (2016) Breaking the Surface Workshop 2016, 2-9 Oct, Biograd na Moru, Croatia.
  13. Baric, O., Trslic, P. (2016) Community Festival of Science, 20 Nov, Cork, Ireland.
  14. Omerdic, E., Coleman, J., Capocci, R., Ebrahimi Salari, M., Trslic, P. (2016) UL Open Days 2016, 20-21 Oct, Limerick, Ireland.
  15. Sivcev, S., Pierantozzi, S. (2016) ‘First S&T Training for EXCELLABUST: Unmanned vehicles - building cooperative control and perception’, 19-20 Jun, Institute for Research of Intelligent Systems for Automation - ISSIA, National Research Council of Italy - CNR, Genova, Italy.
  16. Sivcev, S., Pierantozzi, S. (2016) ‘Innovation management training for EXCELLABUST: Patent: A tool to promote (basic fundamentals)’, 18 Jun, National Research Council of Italy - CNR, Genova, Italy.
  17. Coleman, J. (2016) ‘Marine robotics: explorers and workhorses of our oceans’, Pint of Science, 26 May, Limerick, Ireland.
  18. Toal, D., Omerdic, E., Dooly, G., Coleman, J., Sivcev, S., Rossi, M., Pierantozzi, S. (2016) Oceanology International, 15-17 Mar, London, UK.
  19. Coleman, J., Baric, O. (2015) Careers Fair, John Baptiste School, Hospital, Ireland, 23 Nov.
  20. Dooly, G., Rossi, M., Strunz, B. (2015) Teledyne Reson sonar training, 16-17 Nov, Aberdeen, UK.
  21. Omerdic, E., Sivcev, S., Rossi, M. (2015) Breaking the Surface Workshop, 4-11 Oct, Biograd na Moru, Croatia.
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