Dr George D. O'Mahony graduated top of his class with a first-class honors Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University College Cork (UCC) in 2015. He graduated as a UCC Quercus University Scholar and was chosen the UCC College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) Graduate of the year for 2015. He also received the Cork Electronics Industry Association and Engineers Ireland Awards for Top Graduate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 2015. After graduation, he worked as a Project Manager in the pharmaceutical industry with PM Group/MSD. Before commencing his Ph.D. in 2017, he worked as a research intern with United Technologies Research Center Ireland focused on Internet of Things device security and wireless communications.