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Dr Pat Doody, Board Chairman of RFID in Europe received the ID Community Award in Frankfurt

Nov 7, 2012

Dr Pat Doody, Board Chairman of RFID in Europe received the ID Community Award in Frankfurt

Institute of Technology, Tralee Lecturer and Board Chairman of RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) in Europe, Dr. Pat Doody, was one of the recipients of this year¿s ID People Awards. The exclusive ceremony which is known as the Oscars of the Auto ID industry was recently held during the 11th ID WORLD International Congress in Frankfurt where Dr. Doody was announced winner of the ID Outstanding Achievement Award. The  ID  Community  Award  is  presented  to  an  individual  who  has  most  generously  dedicated time and effort towards supporting the activities of the ID Community over  the years.

"This  award  recognizes  Dr. Pat  Doody¿s  determination  and  success  in  creating  a  federating platform in the development, adoption and usage of RFID to position the European Union as a world leader in RFID excellence," said Sophie B. de la Giroday,  President of Wise Media and Host of the Summit.

Dr. Doody is an experienced Researcher and Lecturer in the Computing Department of the School of Business and Humanities at the Institute of Technology, Tralee and co-founder and Director of the Centre for Innovation in Distributed Systems (CIDS), based at the Tom Crean Business Centre, which was founded in partnership with the Forum for Supply Chain Innovation at MIT.

Commenting on the recent award Dr. Oliver Murphy, President, Institute of Technology, Tralee said, “I join the Governing Body, Management and Staff of IT, Tralee in congratulating Pat on this prestigious award. Pat’s research interests include Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Internet of Things (IOT), Data Analytics including Big Data, Reality Mining and the application of artificial intelligence based neural network algorithms. He has led CIDS in the drive towards RFID and IOT adoption by Irish industry which is proportionally low compared with other EU countries and his research areas continue to benefit companies across the region in a number of sectors”.

This  year¿s  ID  Community  Award  was  presented  by  the  winner  of  the  Honorable  Mention  for  the  Asset  Tracking  Forum  in  2009,  Robert  Leibrandt,  Former  Senior  Program Analyst for Traceability and Information Assurance at the Office of United States Secretary of Defense. The  ID  People  awards  are  presented  in  recognition  of  the  contribution  made  by thought  leaders,  innovators  and  pioneering  adopters  who  distinguished  themselves through their achievements during the past year.