Brendan Duffy

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CREST Centre Manager


Tel: 01-220 6907

  • Experienced team leader with over 20 years’ experience in industrial materials development and testing
  • Manages a team of up to 25 full time researchers and supervised 11 PhD students to completion
  • Leads industrial partnerships with indigenous and multinational companies
  • Oversees a research services team working with over 50 companies per year
  • Generates income in excess of €1.2m per annum and has secured funding for over €2m in equipment upgrades
  • Oversees and manages CREST intellectual property including patenting and licencing to industry
  • Responsible as academic lead on spin out company, Kastus Technologies
  • Participates in and leads large project consortia (EU H2020)Manages national service contracts with ESB, DAFM, OPWTechnical Committee Member of NSAI/TC 048/SC 23 "Paints and varnishes”

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