Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Computer Science

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

The scholar will be assigned lecturing hours as per their field of expertise and as per the needs of the hosting institute. Courses are subject to change over time. Scholar will be assigned a lecturing module which may include lecturing, practical classes and tutorials where appropriate. It is anticipated that dissertation supervision hours will be allocated under the institute’s normal allocation procedures. Modes of delivery may include e-learning on selected modules.

Grant Length
3 months
Grant Dates

Academic Calendar normally falls from Sept 2021 - May 2022, some dissertation supervision can also run June to August, in addition to the normal academic calendar.

This application which is for a three month term. As much as is possible it is hoped to offer dissertation supervision for student(s) where work is completed in a full time, 3 month term. 

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Computer Science
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Preferred specialization includes:

  • Machine Learning
  • Data Analytics
  • DevSecOps
  • Cyber Security
  • Cloud Computing
  • Storage Technologies
Special Features

The visiting lecturer will given the opportunity to attend approved faculty training, participate in curriculum development and attend meetings as necessary to the normal work of the department. The scholar will be allocated dissertation supervision hours to enable involvement in research opportunities.The visiting scholar will be invited to join the program committee or review panel for an ACM conference.The contact lecturer, Ruth Lennon, will assist the visiting scholar to provide guest speaker in another third level institute or university (UCD, DKIT, DIT) and in obtaining guest speaker slots at OWASP, Microsoft or DevOps meet-ups as relevant, if desired.


Areas covered by Letterkenny Institute of Technology include:

  • M.Sc. in Big Data Analytics; B.Sc. in Digital Healthcare; M.Sc. in Digital Healthcare; M.Sc. in Digital Healthcare by Research
    • Topics: Data Analytics; Business Intelligence; Machine Learning
  • M.Sc. in Cloud Computing Technologies; B.Sc. in Cloud and Green Technologies
    • Topics: Enterprise & Data Center Networking; Storage Technologies; Data Center Industrial Automation
  • MSc in Computing in DevOps (LY_KDVOP_M) ; MSc in Computing and Cloud Technologies ; B.Sc in Applied Computing
    • Topics: DevOps Software Engineering, Project Management, Scripting the Deployment Pipeline; Virtual Server Administration
  • MSc in Computing in Cybersecurity (LY_KSSCT_M) ; MSc in Computing and Cybersecurity Research (LY_KCYBR_M); BSc. In Computer Security and Digital Forensics
Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Approximately 1
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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The Scholars will mainly be based at the School of Business at Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

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