Tim McCarthy

Tim has over thirty years R&D experience in Earth Observation, Geographical Information Science and Geocomputation specialising in a number of research areas including;

  • Earth Observation: Satellite, Airborne & Terrestrial Mapping Systems
  • Autonomous Systems including Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) – Drones
  • Geo-Sensor Technologies (Optical, LiDAR, Navigation, Radar)
  • Machine Learning (Geo), Geospatial Analysis & Modelling
  • Web & Mobile Geospatial Information Services
  • Spatial Decision Support (Cloud-based) Platforms

Over the past fifteen years at Maynooth, he has led (PI/Co-PI) >30 X externally funded research projects (€27.5m funding), published >110 items (articles, standards, datasets), recipient/co-recipient of  8 X RTDI Awardsspun-out 2 X University companies, supervised/co-supervised (successful completion) of 5 X  PhDs & 1 X MRes and continues to supervise/co-supervise PhDs/MRes candidates. He sits on >4 committees/working-groups including the Copernicus programme in Brussels, appointed 2015, as Irish National delegate. He provides RTDI support to Industry, including a number of start-up ventures, based around Geospatial science & technology including; Earth Observation, Mobile Mapping, Decision Support Systems and Drones.