Primary Department
Faculty of Engineering and Computing
Assistant Professor
Work Area/Key Responsibilities
Assistant Professor
Phone number:
01 700
Room Number

Academic biography

Irina is an Assistant Professor, School of Computing, Dublin City University(DCU), and Academic Lead MSc in Blockchain – Distributed Ledger Technologies (partly funded by ICT Skillnet). She is teaching mainly in the Cyber Security area. Prior to joining DCU as an Assistant Professor, Irina was a Lecturer with National College of Ireland and Programme Director MSc Cybersecurity (part-time) and BSc in Computing and Business Information Systems (3rd and 4th years). She was also a Postdoctoral Researcher at DCU working on a H2020 EU project in the area of technology enhanced learning.  Her research interests are in the following areas:  technology enhanced learning, cyber security, especially usable security, applications of blockchain,  adaptive systems, vehicular communications and smart cities.  Irina is the PI of the SFI funded project: PRIVATT - Irish Attitudes to Privacy in COVID19 Times. She is also a collaborator on the SFI Discover project: AI In My Life: AI, Ethics & Privacy Transition Year Workshops.

Research interests

cyber security
usable security
applications of blockchain
technology enhanced learning
vehicular networks
smart cities