IMU is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr James Walsh as Acting Head, Centre for Pre-University Studies with effect from 16 January 2017. As the Acting Head, Centre for Pre-University Studies, he will be providing academic leadership across the Centre in teaching and responsible for the management of academic staff. Prior to joining IMU, Dr Walsh was the Director of Pre-University Studies at a Malaysian private university for the past 5 years, with addition roles as the Director of Research and cross faculty interdisciplinary teaching (e.g. Languages, MPU studies and IT) at various stages. Before his tenure with this Malaysian private university, he was a Senior Lecturer in the School of Physics in Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Centre for 16 years and had been appointed as Adjunct Associate Professor for University of Houston College of Optometry, Houston, USA in which he had accumulated both research and teaching experience. He has also acted as an educational consultant for the Irish Ambassador in Malaysia and a number of Irish Universities and Colleges since 2012.
A warm welcome to Dr James Walsh!