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email: hugh.melvin@nuigalway.ie
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Hugh Melvin is a Lecturer in the Department of Information Technology at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Prior to joining NUI,G in 1998, he worked with the Electricity Supply Board for nine years and latterly as C&I Maintenance Manager, Moneypoint Power Station. He received a B.E. degree from University College Dublin, Ireland in 1988, an MBA from the University of Limerick, Ireland in 1997, and an M.Sc. in Applied Computing from the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2000. He is currently a PhD candidate in the Performance Engineering Laboratory in UCD. He is a Member of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland and of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Research Interests
In addition to his work with the ECRG group at NUI,G, his research interests include Internet Multimedia, Time Synchronization, and Real Time Systems. His current PhD work is examining the potential of synchronised time to enhance Quality of Service (QoS) in a Voice-over-IP environment.

IP2000: Responsible for delivery of distributed time synchronisation to enable transaction timestamping in an agent based system.

IP2001: Responsible for delivery and integration of component technologies including, Global Positioning System (GPS), General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), Network Time Protocol (NTP) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).


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