Fearghal is the Director of the Bio-Inspired Electronics and Reconfigurable Computing Research Group, National University of Ireland Galway. He has over 30 years research and industry experience in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and has published over 120 research papers, conference proceedings and patents. Fearghal worked for seven years in the electronic and communications design industry with Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC). He has 28 years experience teaching Digital Logic and Reconfigurable Computing Systems design to undergraduates, taught Masters, Ph.D/Masters researchers, Training of Trainers and international industry (Europe and USA). He has developed a passion for investigating new ways to enhance Digital System Design education, and applies research-led and workshop-based teaching techniques. Fearghal received the NUI Galway President's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2009.
Frank is a freelance software developer and architect based in Galway Ireland with over 20 years of experience in working with, and leading, development teams to deliver large-scale high-performance software systems. Working primarily in the areas of web technologies and mobile telecoms networks, Frank has designed software that has been deployed in mobile networks, including Tier 1 networks, across the globe.
Seamus led the front end viciLogic platform development. Seamus completed his Ph.D. in 2012 in hardware neural network development and applications, and remote FPGA lab development.
Aedan led the vicilogic FPGA core development. Aedan has over 30 years experience in the electronics industry, including the design of Integrated Circuits, FPGAs, Data Storage Systems, Database Accelerators, Serial ATA controllers and PHYs. He has also been involved in the development of specialist Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools for Integrated Circuit Design. Aedan has worked for Digital Equipment Corporation, Eurologic Systems Ltd and was a founder of Toucan Technology, a company that provided hardware and integrated circuit design services, which was subsequently bought by PMC Sierra. He has been granted 12 patents.
Declan has supported the development of the vicilogic FPGA prototyping and GUI creator application, which enables user (students and engineers) to quickly implement their design on remote and local FPGAs, and to create interactive GUIs which link with remote hardware to illustrate behaviour and enhance understanding.
SAPIENTIA - Hungarian University of Transylvania, Targu-Mures/Corunca. László has collaborated on the vicilogic development since 2014
Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble INP, TIMA. Frédéric has collaborated on the development of the RISC-V Online Tutor course
Development of the viciLab FPGA prototyping and GUI creator application.