School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Ian Clark

Computing Officer (SAgE - EEE)



I work in a small team supporting all activities within EEE from an IT perspective. I moved from being a Research Associate within the school to IT in July 2004.

Roles and Responsibilities

NUIT Safety Officer.

Deputy EEE Health and Safety Officer.

SAgE IT (NUIT) Heath and Safety Rep.

Deputy EEE Fire Marshall.

EEE Library Rep.

Academic Qualifications

B.Sc.(Eng) (Hons) Electronic Engineering, King's College London, 1991.

Ph.D. Electronic Engineering, King's College London, 2000. Thesis title: "A unified approach to the study of asynchronous communication mechanisms in real time systems".

Other Qualifications

IOSH Managing Safely, 2014.

ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management, 2014.

Previous Positions

Research Associate on the COMFORT and COHERENT projects.



Outside Interests

As with a lot of people I am interested in too many things and with two young children time is scarce. However DIY, fixing, fettling and making things - usually in a shed - keeps me out of mischief.


Ian is not currently research active.

ResearchGate profile

Google Scholar profile

Research Interests

Asynchronous Communication Mechanisms (ACMs), Asynchronous / Wait-Free / Atomic communication.

Petri Nets - for the analysis and synthesis of asynchronous circuits.

Asynchronous Hardware and Metastability.

Esteem Indicators

Program Committee for First Chilean Workshop on Formal Methods (ChWFM 2008).

Web chair for Async 2008 and NoCS 2008.

Publicity chair for Patmos 2012.