Professor of Constraint Programming
Professor O'Sullivan serves as both the Head of the Department of Computer Science ane the Director of the Cork Constraint Computation Centre at University College Cork, where he holds the Chair of Constraint Programming. He is a Science Foundation Ireland Principal Investigator, a founding Lead PI of INSIGHT - Ireland's Institute for Big Data and Data Analytics, a PI and theme leader in the Centre for Applied Data Analytics Research (CeADAR), a Fellow of ECCAI (European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence) and a Senior Member of AAAI (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence).
Senior External Research Leadership
Past President of the Association for Constraint Programming
Chairman of the Artificial Intelligence Association of Ireland
Coordinator of the ERCIM Working Group on Constraints.
Recent News and AchievementsApril 2013
Professor O'Sullivan delivers an invited course at the University of Padova (Italy) on aspects of combintorial optimisation, constraint programming, and applications.March 2013
Minister Richard Bruton launches the Centre for Applied Data Analytics Research (CeADAR)
at eBay in Dublin.
Professor O'Sullivan is UCC's CeADAR PI, and leads the theme on Data Management.
CeADAR receives €1 million from Enterprise Ireland as its selected Data Analytics
[ RTE News | Irish Times | Irish Independent | UCC Media ]
Minister Richard Bruton announces Science Foundation Ireland's funding of the new
INSIGHT Centre for Data Analytics as part of a €300 million research investment.
The centre brings together researchers from a number of pre-existing centres and clusters
(CLARITY, DERI, CLIQUE, TRIL, and 4C) to develop a new national data analytics centre
that will focus on fundamental science in data analytics and applied research in areas
such as Connected Health and the Discovery Economy, in collaboration with more than 30 industry partners.
[ SFI Press Release | UCC Press Release ]
Professor O'Sullivan visits the University of York as a Distinguished International Speaker to give a talk on Opportunities for Data-driven Optimisation.December 2012
The MAXBE FP7 STREP is launched in Porto, Portugal.November 2012
The DISCUS FP7 Integrated Project is launched in Ghent, Belgium.October 2012
Professor O'Sullivan is shortlisted for the Irish Software Association Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year Award 2012.
Professor O'Sullivan gives one of the invited talks at the annual conference on the Principles and Practice of Constrait Programming (CP 2012) in Quebec City, Canada.September 2012
Professor O'Sullivan becomes the Head of the Department of Computer Science at UCC.
Professor O'Sullivan is named as a SICSA Distinguished Visiting Fellow at St. Andrews University, Edinburgh University, University of Glasgow, and Dundee University.August 2012
Professor O'Sullivan becomes a Fellow of the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence at ECAI 2012 held in Montpellier, France.July 2012
Professor O'Sullivan becomes a Senior Member of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence at AAAI 2012 held in Toronto, Canada.
Professor O'Sullivan is co-program chair of the 2012 International Conference on Computational Sustainability held at ITU in Copenhagen.