Susan Rea is an associate investigator at Enable and a principal investigator at the Nimbus Centre at Cork Institute of Technology where her current research interests focus on IoT & CPS, specifically embedded infrastructure management using distributed ledger technology and cybersecurity for large scale next generation networks. Susan is an Athena Swan champion and advocate for the the promotion of women in STEMM and is actively engaged with a wide network across the HEI sector to support her commitment to leading and advancing gender inequality in CIT.
Susan holds a PhD in Electronic Engineering from Cork Institute of Technology. Her thesis was entitled “Dynamic Route Management Strategies for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks” and a MENG from Cork Institute of Technology having investigated “Uniform Random Number Generation Using Pseudorandom Binary Sequences”.
She also holds a Diploma in Project Management, from Cork Institute of Technology, a MSc in Information Theory, Coding & Cryptography, University College Cork, (1999) and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering, Cork Institute of Technology (1998).