Dr
Silvana
MacMahon

Primary Department
Faculty of Engineering and Computing
Role
Assistant Professor
Work Area/Key Responsibilities
Computing
Phone number: 01 700
5620
Campus
Glasnevin Campus
Room Number
L2.28

Academic biography

I am an Assistant Professor in the School of Computing in Dublin City University. My research interest are: Risk Management of Health Information Technology Systems: Medical Device Software Testing: and Standards Development and Adoption. My PhD research focused on the development of an international technical report that allows healthcare delivery organisations assess the capabilities of their risk management processes related to medical IT network. This technical report was published as ISO/TR 80001-2-7. I acted as international project leader, author and editor of the report. Previously, I worked as a research fellow in the Regulated Software Research Centre in Dundalk Institute of Technology on a project funded by Lero,the Irish Software research Centre and continue to be a member of Lero This project focused on the development of a framework for the testing of medical device software. I am currently leading the process aspects of the revision of IEC 80001-1 which focuses on Risk Management of Health Information Technology Systems. I am a member of the ISO TC215 IEC SC 62A JWG7 Leadership team and have received the National Standards Authority of Ireland 1997 award for standard development. I currently teach Business Information Management and Software Testing.

Research interests

My research interest are: Risk Management of Health Information Technology Systems: Medical Device Software Testing: and Standards Development and Adoption. My PhD research focused on the development of an international technical report that allows healthcare delivery organisations assess the capabilities of their risk management processes related to medical IT network. This technical report was published as ISO/TR 80001-2-7. I acted as international project leader, author and editor of the report. Previously, I worked as a research fellow in the Regulated Software Research Centre in Dundalk Institute of Technology on a project funded by Lero,the Irish Software research Centre and continue to be a member of Lero This project focused on the development of a framework for the testing of medical device software. I am currently leading the process aspects of the revision of IEC 80001-1 which focuses on Risk Management of Health Information Technology Systems. I am a member of the ISO TC215 IEC SC 62A JWG7 Leadership team and have received the National Standards Authority of Ireland 1997 award for standard development.