Jerry MurphyProfessor of Civil Engineering University College Cork

Professor Jerry Murphy is Professor of Civil Engineering, the 12th person to hold the post since 1849. He was awarded the Engineers Ireland Excellence Award (2015) for best paper/presentation, The Marine Industry Award for Excellence in Marine Research (2017), an adjunct professorship in University of Southern Queensland (2018), a fellowship of the Irish Academy of Engineers in 2019

He is Director of the SFI-funded MaREI Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine, which includes for 200 researchers, 50 industry partners and 12 third level institutes. He is a leading authority on advanced fuels and the circular economy with more than 140 peer review journal papers (h-Index of 50). He has supervised 31 postgraduates and currently has a team of 15 researchers.  

Professor Murphy leads the Biogas Task of the International Energy Agency Bioenergy and has authored/edited numerous IEA Bioenergy reports and provided expert evidence to the IEA and the European Commission.