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Ultan McCarthy

Visiting Research Fellow

School Of Biosystems Engineering

Tel: +353 1 716
Email: ultan.mccarthy@ucd.ie

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2008.
Title: Certificate: Principles of Management
             

Education

Year 2005 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MSc Subject: MSc Engineering Technology
Year 2003 Institution: University College Cork
Qualification: BSc Subject: Foof Technology
Year 2010 Institution: University Colege Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject: Biosystems Engineering
Year 2010 Institution: Dublin Business School
Qualification: MBA Subject: Masters of Business Administration
 

Consultancy

Client: Cephalon
Client: Abbott
Client: Department of Transport, Florida, USA
Client: US DoD
 

Reviews

Computers And Electronics In Agriculture: Reviewer.
Packaging Technology And Science: Reviewer.
The International Journal Of Agricultural And Biological Engineering: Reviewer.
 

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Ultan Mc Carthy, Gashaw Ayalew, Francis Butler, Kevin McDonnell, Shane Ward and J.P. Emond; (2012) 'Restructuring towards a Sustainable Competitive Advantage within Organisations using RFID and the EPCglobal network' In: William D. Nelson (eds). Advances in Business and Management. Volume 5. NY: Nova Science Publishers. Available Online [Details]
Mc Carthy, U., Ayalew, G., Butler, F., McDonnell, K. & Ward, S. ; (2011) 'Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Radio Frequency Identification in Food Supply Chain Management Applications' In: Regina M. Samson (eds). Supply-Chain Management: Theories, Activities/Functions and Problems. NY: Nova Science Publishers. Available Online [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Mc Carthy, U., Ayalew, G., Butler, F., McDonnell, K. & Ward, S. ; (2010) 'The Effect of increased Interrogation zone, Reader Antenna Polarisation and application factors in the performance of UHF RFID tag detection on Modified Atmosphere Packaged Meat'. Packaging Technology and Science, 23 (6):339-350. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ktenioudaki, A., Butler, F., Gonzales Barron, U., Mc Carthy, U., and Gallagher, E. ; (2009) 'Monitoring the dynamic density of wheat dough during fermentation'. Journal of Food Engineering, 95 (2):332-338. [Details]
Mc Carthy, U.,Ayalew, G.,Butler, F.,McDonnell, K.,Ward, S.; (2009) 'The Effects of Item Composition, Tag Inlay Design, Reader Antenna Polarization, Power and Transponder Orientation on the Dynamic Coupling Efficiency of Backscatter Ultra-High Frequency Radio Frequency Identification'. Packaging Technology and Science, 22 (4):241-248. Available Online [Details]
Mc Carthy, U., Ayalew, G., Butler, F., McDonnell, K. & Ward, S. ; (2009) 'Impact of reader antenna polarisation, distance, inlay design, conveyor speed, tag location and orientation on the coupling of UHF RFID as applied to modified atmosphere packaged meat'. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 69 (2):135-141. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ultan Martin Mc Carthy, Gashaw Ayalew, Francis Butler, Kevin Mc Donnell, James Lyng, Shane Ward; (2009) 'Permittivity of Meat Fish and their Components at UHF RFID Frequencies and Industry Relevant Temperatures'. Agricultural Engineering International, XI . Available Online [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Mc Carthy, U., Ayalew, G., Butler, F., McDonnell, K. & Ward, S. ; (2009) Evaluation of the effects of pertinent factors of UHF RFID application in meat supply chain Biosystems Engineering Research Review [Details]
Mc Carthy, U., Ayalew, G., Butler, F., McDonnell, K., & Ward, S. ; (2008) The Effects of Composition, Reader Antenna Type and Random Transponder orientation on Dynamic Coupling Efficiency of Backscatter UHF RFID Applied to a Packaged Material Biosystems Engineering Research Review [Details]
Mc Carthy, U., Ayalew, G., Butler, F., McDonnell, K., Lyng, J., & Ward, S; (2007) Exploring uhf radio frequency identification coupling capabilities through meat dielectric properties Biosystems Engineering Research Review [Details]
Mc Carthy, U., Ayalew, G., Butler, F., McDonnell, K. & Ward, S; (2006) Traceability of modified atmosphere packaged meat using UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) Biosystems Engineering Research Review [Details]
McCarthy, U., Ayalew, G., Butler, F., McDonnell, K., Ward, S. M.; (2006) Traceability of modified atmosphere packaged meat using UHF radio frequency identification The 13th World Congress of Food Science and Technology Nantes, France, , 17-SEP-06 - 21-SEP-06 [Details]
McCarthy, U., Ayalew, G., Butler, F., McDonnell, K. and Ward, S. ; (2006) Meat supply chain traceability using ultra-high frequency radio frequency identification IUFOST 13th World Congress of Food Science and Technology 'Food is Life' Nantes, France, , 17-SEP-06 - 21-SEP-06 , pp.1647-1648 [Details]
McCarthy, U., Ayalew, G., Butler, F., McDonnell, K., Ward, S. M. ; (2006) UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) of modified atmosphere packaged (MAP) meat as a method of item level traceability in the meat supply chain Proceedings of the Second International Congress on Food Science and Food Biotechnology in Developing Countries (FSFB2-2006 Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, , 16-OCT-06 - 18-OCT-06 [Details]
         

Dissertations/Theses

Ultan Mac Carthy; (2010) UHF RFID and the EPCglobal Network as an Organisational Competitive Tool toward a Sustainable Competitive Advantage. Dublin Business School: Dissertations/Theses [Details]
Ultan Mc Carthy; (2009) Assessment of UHF RFID as an automatic ID Data Carrier for item level food supply chain traceability. University College Dublin: Dissertations/Theses [Details]
                                                                             

Research

Research Interests

Dr. Mc Carthys research interests include:

Supply Chain Management

Asset Traceability

AIDC Technologies (RFID, Biometrics, Bar coding)

Technology Development

Bioenergy

     

Collaborators

 

External Collaborators

Collaborators include

University of South Florida Polytechnic

Cephalon

Abbott

Floridas Department of Transport

United States Department of Defense