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Alan Godfrey


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Please contact me if you have an interest in wearable technology in healthcare. This includes but not limited to: system design, algorithms and analytics, sports and instrumentation.

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Research interests

Bioinformatics, Connected Health, Healthcare Technology, Sports Technology, Wearable Systems


Dr Godfrey is lead for his departments Digital Health & Wellbeing research group as well as Deputy REF lead. He received his BEng in electronic engineering and PhD in biomedical electronics from the University of Limerick, Ireland. He also holds the MBA from Newcastle University. 

His major research is in algorithms for data science and analytics in healthcare. This includes areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining and multidimensional signal processing. He has a portfolio of translational-based research supported by different funding agencies. He has published over 90 papers on these topics in various engineering and medical journals. He also publishes regularily at international conference proceedings. He serves as Editor, Associate Editor and International Advisory board member to Maturitias, Journal of NeuroEngineering & Rehabilitation and Physiological Measurement, respectively. Dr Godfrey is a Member of the Institution Engineering Technology (MIET) and Senior Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (SMIEEE). He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Education/Academic qualification

Business Administration, MBA, Newcastle University

26 Sep 201631 Aug 2017

Award Date: 31 Aug 2017

Electronics, PhD, University of Limerick

1 Jan 20052 Oct 2008

Award Date: 6 Nov 2008

Engineering, BEng, University of Limerick

14 Sep 200015 May 2004

Award Date: 28 Jun 2004

External positions

National University of Ireland, Galway

1 Mar 2012 → …


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