Dr John Cosgrove Head of Graduate Studies & Director – Smart Manufacturing, Technical University of the Shannon – Midlands and Mid-West, Ireland
and is a Principal Investigator with PMTC.
Dr. John Cosgrove is the Head of Graduate Studies at the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) and a Lead Researcher in Manufacturing Automation with over 30 year’s experience working with Industry on innovative solutions. Trained as both an Electrician and Electrical Engineer, John also holds a Masters in Advanced Manufacturing Technology and a Professional Doctorate in Engineering. His Doctoral Thesis is based on the development of advanced analytics for applications in sustainable manufacturing and involved collaboration with leading multinational manufacturing sites in Ireland. As the Director of Smart Manufacturing at the IDEAM Research Institute in TUS, John has been awarded competitive funding of over €3.5 million as PI and was co-ordinator of a large multi-partner project (TEMPO 2011-2015). John is the lead researcher for initiatives in Digitalisation of Manufacturing, including the IDEAM Industry cluster, the Masters in Digitalisation of Manufacturing, the Industrial Skills Academy (LIT), the EU Digital Innovation Hub and the RUN-EU Research Group on Advanced Manufacturing. A regular invited speaker on Industry 4.0, John has a comprehensive list of publications, completed postgraduate projects and industry partnerships.
Specialties: Industrial Automation and Factory Control Systems,
Energy Efficiency Monitoring and Control,
Intelligent Systems in Manufacturing,
Applied Research with Industry Partners