Lero Director’s Prize for Research Excellence 2021

Congratulations to Prof Michael O’Neill who was awarded the Lero Director’s Prize for Research Excellence 2021. The annual awards recognise the enormous commitment and contribution of Lero members to the research centre’s success.

On receiving the award Prof O’Neill said “Thank You to Lero, and thank you to everyone who contributed to our shared research success these 20+ years, especially all past and present members of the UCD Natural Computing Research and Applications Group, especially Tony Brabazon, the UCD School of Business, UCD School of Computer Science, UL School of Computer Science and Information Systems, and co-inventors of Grammatical Evolution, Conor Ryan and J.J. Collins who are joint winners of this award“.