Alan Dunne is a Staff Research Engineer at the Wyss Institute focusing on Living Cellular Devices. He holds a B.E. in Computer Engineering from the University of Limerick and an M.Eng.Sc. Electrical and Electronic Engineering from NUI Galway, specializing in Biomedical Engineering. He worked previously in the telecommunications industry as a Network Integration Engineer for L. M. Ericsson, helping to develop and deploy IP-based networks for major communication service providers in Europe. Since joining the Wyss Institute in August 2011, he has created software systems for a variety of medical and biologically inspired devices including mobile and touch screen interfaces, wireless communication, motor control, sensor characterization, and human subject data collection. These systems are currently being applied in the development of wearable sensors and mobile therapeutic devices, as well as durable medical equipment and rehabilitation technologies.