Dr. Prince Anandarajah received the B.Eng (Electronic Engineering) degree from University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1992. Subsequently, he worked as an Instructor/Maintenance Engineer at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology. On completing his M.Eng (1998), he joined the Radio and Optical Communications Group at DCU where he obtained his PhD degree (2003). He has been working in DCU since 2003, first as a postdoctoral researcher, then as research officer, a senior research fellow and currently as a Lecturer in the School of Electronic Engineering. He has published over 190 articles in internationally peer reviewed journals and conferences and is also a holder of 5 international patents, 2 of which have been licenced to industry. He has received research funding from various sources including awards from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and Enterprise Ireland (EI). He is also a Funded Investigator with the SFI Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications - CONNECT, where he is particularly working on physical layer technologies for service-aware networks. He is also a founder and a director of a spin-off company called Pilot Photonics. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
His main research interests include high-speed optical communications, photonic sensing, direct modulation techniques, generation and optimization of optical frequency combs and short optical pulses, spectrally efficient modulation formats and radio-over-fibre distribution systems