Dr James Byrne
Dr James Byrne is an Assistant Professor in Operations Management and is a founding member of the Modelling and Simulation Research Group (MSRG) within the business school. He holds a BTech in Information Technology and Telecommunications (2002), an MTech in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (2003) and a PhD related to Operations and Web-based Simulation (2009) from the University of Limerick, Ireland. In the past, he has worked with SAP Research (UK) in Belfast (Northern Ireland) as a Senior Research Scientist in the Technology Infrastructure domain, and has been involved in a number of University startup companies in the simulation area. He has lead work packages and collaborated on a number large EU funded collaborative research projects between industry and academia in the cloud simulation domain including OPTIMIS (FP7), CACTOS (FP7) and RECAP (H2020), as well as nationally funded projects. His research interests include applied modelling and simulation and simulation application development.