Jane graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering (BE) from UCD in 1998. After a year working as a project engineer with ESBI, she returned to UCD to pursue research in biomedical engineering and graduated with a masters (MEngSc) in 2001 and a doctorate (PhD) in 2005. Her research focused on using digital image processing to develop a novel gait analysis system.
Research and teaching interests include computer vision and image processing, biomedical engineering and power systems engineering; Member of several programme committees including the Medical Imaging and Telemedicine conference (MIT), China, 2005, the International Machine Vision and Image Processing conference (IMVIP) 2006 Ė 2017 and the Ninth International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering, Prague, 2010; Reviewer for the Journal of Biomechanics and the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement; Local organising committee for the 48th International Universities' Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2013; Health Engineering and Rehabilitation Team (HEaRT) and People Oriented Technology (TeaPOT) research groups in DIT and an adjunct member of the Vision Systems Group, DCU; Collaborations with UCD's Centre for Research in Infectious Diseases, The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), Trinity College Dublin, the Dept. of Clinical Medicine, St. James's Hospital, Dublin, Valeo Vision Systems, Galway, Advanced Nano Technologies Ltd, Dublin, ESBI and ESB Networks and DITís own School of Biological Sciences. External examiner at PhD and Masters level for DCU and Blanchardstown IT. Currently collaborating with Advanced Nano Technologies Ltd on development of a nanodrop spectrophotometer, Valeo Vision Systems on an Advance Computer Vision course and DITís School of Biological Sciences on a platelet counting system.