Head of Centre
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Prof. Dirk Pesch is Head of Nimbus Centre. Nimbus Centre carries out research and innovation in Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things (IoT) with applications in energy and water resource management, health and assisted living, smart cities and the built environment.

Dirk's own research interests focus on architecture and design of low power wireless networks and services for the Internet of Things and interoperability issues associated with IoT applications. He has over 25 years research and development experience in both industry and academia and has co-authored over 180 scientific articles.

Dirk is involved in national research initiatives such as the CONNECT Centre and many EU funded research projects, including as coordinator. He has been involved with two startups and contributes to international conference organization in his area of expertise.

Dirk received a Dipl.Ing. degree from RWTH Aachen University, Germany, and a PhD from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, both in Electrical & Electronic Engineering.