Dr. Derek Molloy is a senior lecturer in the School of Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Computing, Dublin City University, Ireland. He lectures at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in object-oriented programming with embedded systems, digital and analog electronics, and 3D computer graphics. His research contributions are largely in the fields of computer and machine vision, 3D graphics and visualization, and e-Learning.
Derek produces a popular YouTube series on the BeagleBone platform and a wide variety of embedded Linux topics. His videos have introduced millions of people to the BeagleBone, embedded Linux, and digital electronics topics. In 2013, he launched a personal web/blog site, visited by thousands of people every day, which integrates his YouTube videos with support materials, source code, and user discussion.
Derek has received several awards for teaching and learning. He was the winner of the 2012 Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA) national award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning for his learning-by-doing approach to undergraduate engineering education, which utilizes electronic kits and online video content. In 2012, he was also awarded the Dublin City University President's Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, as a result of fervent nominations from his students and peers.
You can learn more about Derek and his work at his personal website