Prof Mike Murphy


Mike is currently the Academic Registrar and the Director of Academic Affairs, Digital & Learning Transformation at Dublin Institute of Technology. In this role he is responsible for a number of DIT-wide functions including:
• Management of academic affairs for DIT
• Office of the Registrar
• Academic quality assurance
• Library services
• Learning Teaching & Technology Centre,
• Information & Communications Technology Services
• Staff development

In addition, he is responsible for two strategic initiatives within Dublin Institute of Technology. These are to:
• Develop a vibrant digital campus, and
• Enable a transformation in how students learn within DIT

Mike spent 7 years as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at DIT, and subsequently 5 years as Dean of the College of Engineering & Built Environment at DIT.

Mike holds PhD and MEng degrees in electrical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in the United States. He holds an Honours Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Dublin Institute of Technology, and BSc (Eng) Honours Degree from Trinity College Dublin. He is a Fellow of Engineers Ireland.

He is the President of the European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI) and is a founding member of the European Engineering Deans Council. He sits on the Board of Directors for HEAnet, EduCampus, and the Central Applications Office.

Mike commenced his industry career with AT&T Bell Labs in New Jersey, and later with Bell Communications Research before returning to the academy.