Award: Fulbright TechImpact Irish Scholar Award
Sponsor: Georgetown University
University: Waterford Institute Technology
Mr John Sheppard is a lecturer in cybersecurity and digital forensics in the Department of Computing and Mathematics at Waterford Institute of Technology. As a Fulbright TechImpact Cybersecurity Scholar, John will visit Georgetown University in Washington D.C. While at Georgetown John will conduct research into wearable technologies and will investigate the ethical implications of data associated with such devices.