Irina is an Assistant Professor at the School of Computing, Dublin City University (DCU), and Academic Lead MSc in Blockchain – Distributed Ledger Technologies (a programme partly funded by Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet). She is also a Lero (Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software) Funded Investigator.

Irina in the past has lectured at the National College of Ireland and was also a Postdoctoral Researcher at DCU working on an H2020 EU project in the area of technology enhanced learning.

Her research interests are focused on:  technology enhanced learning, cyber security, especially usable security, applications of blockchain,  adaptive systems, vehicular communications, and smart cities.

I’m interested in because...
I want to be connected to the standardisation efforts related to Blockchain technology and its use cases
What would you say to leaders in your field about emerging blockchain and DLT standards...
In short, they are the key to a large-scale adoption of these technologies and unlock the their potential for addressing various societal challenges