Andrew Irish is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).
His research interests include mapping and localization, machine learning, signal processing, and wireless communication.
He is a founder of ShadowMaps, a UCSB spinoff commercializing localization and 3D mapping based on GNSS shadow matching, where he is taking the lead in implementing and scaling GNSS SNR–based localization and mapping techniques.
In addition to his time at ShadowMaps, he has acquired more than two and half years of industry research and development experience, which includes time spent at Qualcomm, InterDigital, and the National Research Council of Canada.
He graduated with a bachelors of engineering in electrical engineering from McGill University, in Montreal, Canada.