Donal J. Fitzpatrick
Senior ICT Design Advisor at CEUD, NDA, Ireland
Dr. Donal Fitzpatrick is the Senior ICT Design Advisor with the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design (CEUD) at the National Disability Authority, which is based in Ireland. His work focusses on the digital domain, where he contributes to policy and design efforts at both national and international levels. He also contributes to work on both national and international standards, including revision of EN 301 549. Dr. Fitzpatrick engages in work in the tertiary education sector, and collaborates with key public sector government departments and Higher Education Institutions to promote Universal Design in Education. Prior to joining the CEUD, Dr. Fitzpatrick worked as a faculty member of the School of Computing at Dublin City University, where he conducted research into multimodal usability of user interfaces for blind and vision-impaired people.