Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Fulbright Scholar Award

Computer Science

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award 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.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length and Period

3 months

Academic Calendar normally falls from Sept 2022 - May 2023, 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 projects in the following disciplines will be considered
Computer Science
Areas of Interest

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
Activity Type
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Early Career Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.


Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in a particular profession.

Number of Recipients
Approximately 1
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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