The Performance Engineering Laboratory (PEL) Research Group has a significant presence in UCD and DCU with links to other institutions such as NUI,Galway, Athlone Institute of Technology, National College of Ireland, Carlow Institute of Technology and Letterkenny Institute of Technology.
The group are active in a number of research areas including the evolution of computer and data networks with a particular focus on multimedia. For further details see http://pel.ucd.ie/.
The PEL group at NUI,Galway is led by Dr. Hugh Melvin and Dr. Michael Schukat. The former has worked with PEL since 2000. Research at NUI,Galway centres on the following themes; Quality of Service Issues for Internet Multimedia, Wireless Network Performance Issues, Optical Networks, Network Security, and Distributed Synchronised Time & Timing.
For further details of Dr. Hugh Melvinís research interests, see http://ww2.it.nuigalway.ie/staff/h_melvin/hm_main.html.
For further details of Dr. Michael Schukatís research interests, see http://www2.it.nuigalway.ie/mschukat/.