Damian Flynn received MEng and PhD degrees in Electrical & Electronic Engineering at The Queen's University of Belfast in 1991 and 1994, respectively. In 1994 he was appointed as a SERC research fellow at The Queen's University of Belfast, before becoming a lecturer in 1995, and later a senior lecturer, at the same university. In 2009 he joined University College Dublin, where he was appointed as a SFI Stokes Senior Lecturer in Power System Operation and Control, within the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering. His research interests include power system analysis, integration of renewables into electrical networks, and power system flexibility and control. He is also interested in advanced modelling and control techniques applied to power plant.