John Ronan, Researcher / Senior Systems Administrator

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John Ronan
Researcher / Senior Systems Administrator
Ph: +353 (0)51 302938
Email: jronan@tssg.org

Current Activities / Research Interests


  • Ensuring Trustworthiness and Security in Service Composition (EU-FP7 project Aniketos)
  • Exposing the Features in IP version Six protocols that can be exploited/extended for the purposes of designing/building Autonomic Networks and Services (EU FP7 project EFIPSANS)
  • A Geographically Aware Information Support System. (EI-PoC)
  • Added IPv6 support to APRSTLM, a telemetry viewer for APRS capable satellites.
  • Added IPv6 support to PB/PG, software for uploading and downloading from digital satellites (Pacsats)
  • Enabling Efficient and Operational Mobility in Large Heterogeneous IP Networks (EU-FP6 project Enable)
  • Security Expert Initiative (EU-FP6 project SEINIT)
  • CAcert Assurer

Publications


  • J. Ronan and C. O’Connor, A further comparison of different TCP/IP and DTN protocols over the D-Star Digital Data mode, in Proceedings of 30th ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference, pp. 72-79, ARRL, September 2011.
  • J. Ronan, D. Long, and K. Walsh, More experiments with Delay and Disruption Tolerant Networking over AX.25 Networks, in Proceedings of 30th ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference, pp. 65-71, ARRL, September 2011.
  • S. Barré, J. Ronan, and O. Bonaventure, Implementation and evaluation of the Shim6 protocol in the Linux kernel, Computer Communications, vol. 34, no. 14, pp. 1685-1695, 2011. (PDF)
  • John Ronan, Cathal O’Connor, A comparison of different TCP/IP and DTN protocols over the D-Star Digital Data mode, 29th ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference, Portland Oregon, September 2010. (PDF)
  • John Ronan, John McLaughlin, An emperical evaluation of a Shim6 implementation, in Proceedings of the 2nd International ICST Conference on Mobile Networks and Management, September 2010. (PDF)
  • J. Ronan, K. Walsh, D. Long, Evaluation of a DTN Convergence Layer for the AX.25 Network Protocol, in Proceedings of The Second International Workshop on Mobile Opportunistic Networking, (New York, NY, USA), pp. 72-78, ACM 2010 (PDF)
  • J. Ronan, K. Walsh, D. Long, Experiments with Delay and Disruption Tolerant Networking in AX.25 and D-Star Networks, in proceedings of the 28th ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference, Chicago Illinois, September 2009. (PDF)
  • J. Ronan, K. Walsh, GAISS – Live Asset Tracking and Statistical Modelling in Missing Person Search, Next Generation Public Safety Communication Networks and Technologies (NGenSafe 09), in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC 2009), Dresden, Germany, 18 June, 2009. (PDF)
  • John Ronan, Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Adnan K Kiani, Wenbing Yao, On the use of SHIM6 for mobility support in IMS networks, in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks & Communities, Innsbruck, Austria, 2008. (PDF)
  • Leigh Griffin and John Ronan, Xen Installation and Configuration, ;login: The USENIX Magazine, February 2007, Volume 32, Number 1. (PDF)
  • Matthew Ford, Jonathan Stevens, John Ronan, Initial Results from an IPv6 Darknet, Internet Surveillance and Protection, 2006. ICISP ’06.   ICISP ’06. International Conference, (Côte d’Azur, France), pp. 13-17, 26-28 August 2006  (PDF)
  • Latif Ladid, Jimmy McGibney, John Ronan, Micheal O’Foghlu; Security and Privacy with IPv6 , Annual Review of Communications, Vol 58, no. 22, pp. 85-90, 2005. (Link)
  • J. McGibney, M. Ponce de Leon, J. Ronan; SEINIT Security for Heterogeneous Mobile Network Services , eChallenges 2005, Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 2005. (PDF)
  • J. McGibney, M. Ponce de Leon, J. Ronan; Securing Mobile Services, in 1st Euro Conference on Mobile Government (Euro mGov 2005), I.Kushchu & M. Halid Kuscu, eds.. Sussex University, Brighton UK, 10th-12th July 2005 July 2005. (PDF)
  • J. Rossebø, J. Ronan, S.Davy An analysis of IPsec deployment performance in high and low power devices., 17th Nordic Teletraffic Seminar, Norway, August 2004. (PDF)
  • J. Ronan, S.Davy, P. Malone, M. Ó Foghlu Performance Implications of IPsec Deployment, IPS2004 Interdomain Performance and Simulation (Intermon Workshop), Budapest Hungary, March 2004. (PDF)
  • J. Rossebø, J. Ronan, K. Walsh Authentication Issues in Multi-Service Residential Access Networks Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2839, Sep 2003, Pages 381 – 395. (PDF)
  • J. Ronan, P. Malone, M. Ó Foghlu; Overhead Issues for Local Access Points in IPsec enabled VPNs, IPS2003 Interdomain Performance and Simulation (Intermon Workshop), Salzburg Austria, February 2003. (PDF)

Education


2004, Cisco Certified Network Associate, Waterford IT.
2000, MSc. in Computing “Firmware Deployment of Strong Encryption, an Investigation and Implementation”, Waterford IT.
1998 BSc in Computing (Industrial), Waterford IT.
1995 Class A Radio Experimenters License, Cork.
1993 National Certificate in Industrial Computing (Industrial), Waterford IT.