Deirdre Corr is 23 years old and was born in Dublin. This year she graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology, where she studied Computer Science for 4 years. For her fourth year project, Deirdre developed her Sleep Apnoea Detection System which she submitted to the Undergraduate Awards. This project won Most Innovative Project at the DIT 2015 Project Fair and Runner-Up for the Emutex Software Innovator of the Year competition. Her interest in IoT and recent advancements in health technology is what inspired her to create wearable device prototypes and develop her breathing pattern algorithm. Deirdre aims to continue her research in the future and improve her system so that it could be used in the medical field as an aid for sleep diagnostics.
Undergraduate Award Overall & Programme Winner in 2015
University: Dublin Institute of Technology
Category: Computer Sciences