graduated from University College Dublin in 1990, with an honours degree
in Electronic Engineering. Following a brief sojourn in industry with
AT&T Ireland, where he
worked with the RF Group in the area of microwave engineering, he returned
to UCD in 1992
to pursue a Master's Degree, in the area of digital image processing.
Under the supervision of
Professor Anthony Fagan, he was awarded the Master of Engineering Science
1994. Subsequently, he lectured in the Department of Electronic Engineering
in UCD, where
he taught courses in C programming and electronics to undergraduate students,
pursuing research in the area of adaptive system identification. He left
UCD in 1999, to join
Segasoft Ireland Ltd., where he worked as an architect and developer of
multimedia Internet applications.
MediaLab Europe in March, 2001, where he is currently investigating the
application of virtual reality technology to biofeedback applications.
Daragh believes that the paradigm of biofeedback has tremendous possibilities
areas of human experience, be it self-healing, self-statement or self-education.
To date, the
use of state-of-the-art multimedia content in biofeedback applications
has been rather
limited. Based on the premise that all people love a good game, his primary
research goal is
to investigate how compelling, immersive computer gaming scenarios, married
biofeedback, can be used to unlock and enhance the potential of the individual.