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The Optical Fibre Sensors Research Centre (OFSRC) was established in 1997 by its director, Prof Elfed Lewis. It is based in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland. There are now over 20 members including academic staff, post docs and post graduate students.

The Centre focuses on research in areas such as gas sensing, food quality, temperature, networked and distributed sensors and the Sustainable Environment and is now a widely recognised centre of excellence with many reputable publications.

Funding Bodies

  • SFI

    Science Foundation Ireland

  • NDP

    National Development Plan (NDP)

  • Cost
    Cost

    Cost Action TD1001

  • EPA

    Environmental Protection Agency

  • FP7

    EU Framework Programme 7

  • EI

    Enterprise Ireland

  • IRC

    Irish Research Council (IRC)

  • FP6

    EU Framework Programme 6

  • HEA
    HEA

    Higher Education Authority Ireland (HEA) 

Collaborators

  • University of Linköping
    University of Linköping

    Linköping, Sweden

  • RCSI
    RCSI

    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

  • UCD
    UCD

    University College Dublin,
    Dublin,
    Ireland

  • Microsoft
    Microsoft

    Microsoft

  • Fiat
    Fiat

    Centro Ricerche Fiat, Italy

  • UCC
    UCC

    University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

  • Fiberware
    Fiberware

    Germany

  • University of Rostock
    University of Rostock

    Germany

  • University of Twente
    University of Twente

    Netherlands

  • Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
    Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
  • Wheels Bridge AB
    Wheels Bridge AB

    Linköping, Sweden

  • Echo Food Solutions Int. Ltd.
    Echo Food Solutions Int. Ltd.

    Limerick, Ireland

  • GEMS
    GEMS

    University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School

  • Intel
    Intel

    Intel Ireland

  • University of Liverpool
    University of Liverpool

    UK

  • City University
    City University

    London, UK

  • Hochschule Wismar
    Hochschule Wismar

    Germany