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Dr David Ireland

Senior Research Scientist


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Dr. David Ireland received a Bachelor of Engineering in Microelectronics and Ph.D. in electronic engineering and computer science from Griffith University. He is now a research scientist at the Australian E-Health Research Centre, CSIRO. His research interests are in therapeutic technology for speech and language disorders found in autism spectrum disorder, Parkinson's disease and dementia.

Prior to CSIRO, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Microwave Imaging Laboratory at the University of Queensland developing imaging algorithms for detecting brain strokes and breast cancer using microwave radiation.

His research interests are diverse and include natural language processing, artificial intelligence, signal processing, human-computer interaction, logic programming, and computational electromagnetics.

He is an active software developer for mobile and server applications and contributes to several open-source communities.

Other Interests

  • Entomology
  • Botany
  • Beekeeping
  • Functional programming
  • Lovecraftian Lisp macros

Academic Qualifications

  • 2004

    Griffith University
    Bachelor of Engineering in Microelectronics

  • 2006

    Griffith University
    Masters of Philiosphy in Engineering

  • 2010

    Griffith University
    Doctor of Philiosphy in Engineering & Computer Science


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