Prof Patrick O’Shea

President, University College Cork

Professor Patrick O’Shea became the 15th President of University College Cork on 1st February 2017. A UCC Physics graduate and former Vice President and Chief Research Officer at the University of Maryland in the US. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and is a University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher. Professor O’Shea attended secondary school at Coláiste Chríost Rí in Cork and holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Maryland.