Facebook Icon Youtube Icon Twitter Icon Flickr Icon Vimeo Icon RSS Icon Itunes Icon Pinterest Icon
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Search Google Appliance

Patrick O'Shea

Vice President and Chief Research Officer
Division of Research
Primary Expertise: 
Research
Expertise: 
Cybersecurity
Biography: 

Patrick O'Shea is vice president, chief research officer and a distinguished teacher-scholar. He is responsible for overseeing and enhancing the university's innovative research program, which includes $502 million in research funding. His technical expertise lies in the fields of applied electromagnetics, nonlinear dynamics and particle accelerator technology and applications. 

His views on university research have been featured in national and international publications such as The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and The Guardian.

Prior to his appointment to chief research officer, O'Shea served as chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, executive director of the Center for Applied Electromagnetics, co-director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center, and director of the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics - all at UMD. He also played a leading role in the founding of the Maryland NanoCenter, the Maryland Center for Applied Electromagnetics and the Maryland Cybersecurity Center. 

He is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He serves on several boards, including the National Institute for Aerospace, Maryland Life Sciences Advisory Board, and Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites.

Education: 
Ph.D. Physics, University of Maryland
M.S. Physics, University of Maryland
B.S., National University of Ireland, University County Cork