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Professor Horacio González-Vélez on Ireland’s No.1 Tech Podcast

Here at National College of Ireland, the Cloud Competency Centre is making waves. In May 2024, Professor Horacio González-Vélez was interviewed by Ronan Leonard on the Irish Tech News Podcast.  

Irish Tech News is the number one online tech publication in Ireland and the Irish Tech News Podcast often holds the title of Ireland’s number one tech podcast. Listeners can enjoy over one hundred fantastic episodes on Spotify. Listen to the Irish Tech News Podcast

Back in 2019, Ronan Leonard interviewed Professor Horacio González-Vélez and they discussed Ireland’s first Cloud Competency Centre (CCC) in NCI. Now, the pair are chatting again, this time about how the Cloud Competency Centre has changed over time as well as exploring exciting research areas such as Crypto, Artificial Intelligence, and much more. There is a broad range of impressive research being conducted at the Cloud Competency Centre, including one of the largest research coordination projects entitled Digital for Business which is being led by research coordinator Professor Horacio González-Vélez. He also spoke about the CCC’s contribution to the prestigious Nature Portfolio, sharing how proud the research team is of this achievement as having this research proposal published in the Nature Portfolio is a testament to the groundbreaking ideas that are consistently being worked on. 

Read About the CCC’s Contribution to the Nature Portfolio

“It was a pleasure to speak with Ronan on the Irish Tech News Podcast. We always have fascinating conversations. It is wonderful to be able to discuss the innovative research conducted at the CCC on such an impressive platform.” ~ Professor Horacio González-Vélez. 

In this insightful interview, Professor Horacio González-Vélez shares how the students benefit from the research taking place, because they are given the opportunity to not only engage with the learning materials on the course, now they also have the chance to participate in the research led learning that is fueling the exciting, progressive ideas that are sure to go on to shape many sectors of industry. It is a fantastic interview and if you are at all interested in the world of technology, then it is one you do not want to miss.  

Read More About The Innovative Cloud Competency Centre at NCI

At National College of Ireland, we would like to congratulate Professor Horacio González-Vélez on a brilliant interview, and we extend our thanks to Ronan Leonard and the rest of the Irish Tech News Team.  

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