Dr Emmet O’Reilly is a Lecturer in Polymer/Organic Chemistry in the Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Limerick and the course director for the BSc in Pharmaceutical and Industrial Chemistry.
His research involves investigating novel polymeric materials for applications in bio-sensing and pharmaceutical processing. He has extensive experience in polymer characterisation and synthesis of electroactive polymeric materials. He is an active member of the Bernal Institute currently leading a group of 7 researchers at the including 2 Marie Curie Research Fellows, 1 Post-doctoral researcher and 4 postgraduate students. He as co-authored multiple peer reviewed articles and acts as an international accreditation assessor for the Royal Society of Chemistry.