Linda Doyle

The Role
Trinity College Dublin


Linda Doyle is Trinity’s Dean of Research and Funded Investigator at CONNECT. She is Professor of Engineering and The Arts in Trinity College Dublin, and served previously as the founding Director of CONNECT.

Prof. Doyle was also the Director of CTVR, the precursor to CONNECT. Her expertise is in the fields of wireless communications, cognitive radio, reconfigurable networks, spectrum management and creative arts practices. Much of her research is currently focused on the OMG group.

She has raised over €70 million in research funding in the past decade and has published widely in her field. Prof. Doyle has a reputation as an advocate for change in spectrum management practices and has played a role in spectrum policy at the national and international level. She is a member of the Ofcom Spectrum Advisory Board in the UK.

Prof. Doyle is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin. She is on the Board of the Festival of Curiosity – a STEM outreach activity for children based on a city-centre yearly science festival. She is also a judge in the BT Young Scientist, Ireland’s premier science competition for school children. She is on the Boards of the Douglas Hyde Gallery and Pallas Studios. Prof. Doyle is a Director of Xcelerit and SRS, two CTVR/CONNECT spin-outs.