Jerry Murphy

Title: Director
Role: Principal/Funded Investigator
Location: University College Cork
Phone: +353 (0)21 490 2286


Jerry is Director of the SFI MaREI Centre and Principal Investigator in Bioenergy Research. He is the Vice Director of  UCC’s Environmental Research Institute and Professor of Bioenergy and Biofuels in the School of Engineering in UCC.  Jerry is the Leader of the International Energy Agency (IEA) “Energy from Biogas” Task. He has served with IEA Bioenergy since 2007 and in this role has edited a book and written a number of reports. Jerry’s particular research focus is on second and third generation gaseous biofuels including for algae biofuels, power to gas concepts, and life cycle analyses of various biofuel systems. He has published ca. 100 peer review journal publications; according to Google Scholar his work has been cited over 4000 times with a H-index of 33.  Jerry is a Civil, Environmental Engineer with a Masters Degree in Anaerobic Digestion (1991 – 1992) and a PhD in energy production from waste (1999 – 2003).

Further Information

Further Information can be found on Prof Murphy’s UCC Research Profile

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