Professor Barry O'Sullivan holds the Chair of Constraint Programming in the School of Computer Science & IT at University College Cork. He was the Associate Director of the Cork Constraint Computation Centre since 2005 and assumed the Directorship of the Centre in June 2011. Professor O'Sullivan has been a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Principal Investigator since 2006. His SFI PI Award from 2006-2010 focused on the use of artificial intelligence techniques to improve the usability of combinatorial optimisation technology. His SFI PI Award from 2011-2015 focuses on optimisation technology for energy management in data centres and information networks of internet scale. He was listed amongst the 10 Rising Stars of Irish Science by Science Foundation Ireland in their 2010 anniversary publication entitled Celebrating 10 Years of Discovery; he was the only computer scientist so recognised. He is a Fellow of ECCAI (the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence) and a Senior Member of AAAI (the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence).
Governing Body Strategy Committee (elected representative of Academic Council)
Academic Council Research and Innovaton Committee (elected member)
College of Science Engineering and Food Science Committees
College Management Team (Head of Department, Computer Science)
College Sabbatical Leave Committee (chair)
Oxford University, Cambridge University, St. Andrews University, University of Melbourne, KU Leuven, University of Montpellier, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, University of Paris, Strathclyde University, University of Limerick, and several others.
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration (USA). Scientific Reviewer.
NSF - National Science Foundation (USA). Scientific Reviewer.
AgreenSkills - research mobility programme in agriculture. Scientific Reviewer.
CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR). Scientific Reviewer.
FNSNF - Swiss National Science Foundation (CH). Scientific Reviewer.
EPSRC - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (UK). Scientific Reviewer.
Enterprise Ireland. Scientific Reviewer.
Association for Constraint Programming (web)
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (web)
Association of Computing Machinery (web)
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (web)
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Computer Society (web)
European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence (web)