Eric Robson , RU Manager DM&SC

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Eric Robson
RU Manager DM&SC
Ph: +353 (0)51 302 960

Personal Summary

Mr Robson joined the Telecommunication Software & Systems Group (TSSG) of Waterford Institute of Technology as a Senior Researcher in February of 2007. During this time he co-founded the Knowledge Discovery and Databases group and successfully collaborated with colleagues, both within the TSSG and in other similar organisations across Europe, to win over €1.2m of competitive funding.

Current Activities / Research Interests

Eric’s current role within the TSSG is as Research Unit Manager for the Data Mining and Social Computing group where he manages a team of researchers that investigates techniques in social network analysis, predictive analytics, data warehousing, context awareness and eLearning.


Eric Robson was awarded a BSc (Hons) in Applied Computing from the Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland, in 2002. In 2009 he completed studying part-time for a MSc in Communication Software at WIT and was awarded a first class honours degree.