Robert Mullins has over 20 years’ experience in the Telecommunications & Software industry. During his career Robert worked with Digital Equipment Corporation, Tellabs, and CMG Wireless Data Solutions and joined TSSG in 2005.
BSc Hons Computer Science and Mathematics, University College Cork
MSc Computer Science By Research, University College Cork
Since joining TSSG, Robert participated in and lead several national and EU research projects.He served as WorkPackage Leader of the ICT Daidalos Pervasive Services Management Team and as the TSSG Representative with the NEM (Networked Media ) consortium, Objectweb ( European Open Source Middleware interest group ) and the Irish Software Association. He was also the Daidalos representative with the EU Commission’s Mobile Services Platform group. He chaired an EU commission sponsored group developing a roadmap for future research in the application of Artificial Intelligence methods to Software Engineering problems particularly in the area of the automatic adaptation and evolution of software systems and of improving and automating the software development and maintenance processes. The results of this work feed into the future EU research agenda for Horizon 2020.
In the past three years he has worked as the chief architect and technical lead on the development of a number of projects including:
- a Cloud Service offering for a startup company which monitors and manages local, remote and cloud based file systems with a view to reducing data proliferation and duplication, improving information security and providing intelligence on document usage and evolving trends etc. and also
- a long term development project to extend a SME Web company’s existing revenue generating rich web application to include gamification and social networking functionality in order to enrich their service offering and extend their market reach.
Robert is the originator and coordinator of the recently started H2020 5G PPP CogNet project. This project aims to research advanced Network Management for 5G utilizing big data gathering and techniques such as Machine Learning. It has a budget of 6 million euro and 10 partner including Telecom operators, Telecom Equipment Vendors, Universities and Research groups from Ireland, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and Israel.