Fiona Lyng holds a BSc (Physics/Chemistry) from Trinity College Dublin and a PhD from University College Dublin. She has held post-doctoral research positions at Daresbury Laboratory, UK; University College Cork and Dublin Institute of Technology and is currently Head of the DIT Centre for Radiation and Environmental Science and leads a team of 15 researchers. She has published over 85 peer reviewed research papers, has filed 3 patents and licensed technology to an Irish start up company. She has supervised 20 PhD students to completion and has successfully won over €2 million in research funding as PI plus over €20 million in research funding as partner. She won the Enterprise Ireland ‘One to Watch’ Award in 2011 for research on new technology for cervical cancer screening based on Raman spectroscopy.
DIT Centre for Radiation & Environmental Science, Focas Research Institute
Dublin Institute of Technology