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Kieran Deasy

CIT PhD Student
Embark Initiative Scholar

kieran.deasy_at_tyndall.ie
Tel: 353-21- 490 4879 (office) or 4885 (lab)
Fax: 353-21-490 4880

I graduated from Cork Institute of Technology in 2004 with a B.Sc. in Applied Physics and Instrumentation.  During my time as an undergraduate I developed an interest in research.  This interest was strengthened during my final year project, "Calibration and application of an IR analysis system".  The work I did on this project led me to have an interest in optics and atomic structure, which led me here.

Since September 2004, I have been part of the Quantum Optics Group, under the supervision of Dr. Síle Nic Chormaic.  As part of the group, I am working with cold atoms.    In 2006 I was awarded an IRCSET scholarship under the Embark Initative for my PhD studies.



Kieran in Shanghai, January 2006.


Kieran at the 1st North-South Meeting in October 2008. 
Photo by Amy Watkins.

Kieran Deasy being awarded Third Prize in the Rosse Medal Student competition by IOP President Jocelyn Bell-Burnell in April 2009.


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