Padraic Morrissey is Technology Manager of the PIXAPP Pilot Line for Photonic Packaging and Assembly. His research interests focus on the development of standardized photonic packaging technologies leading to new optical and electrical packaging schemes for Si and InP based photonic systems. He has a demonstrated history of leading and managing photonic technology research across large, multi-partner EU projects and industrial engagements. He received his BSc. in Physics from University College Cork (UCC), Ireland in 2009. In 2014, he received is Ph.D in Physics from the Tyndall National Institute with a thesis entitled “Photonic Integrated Circuits for the Generation of Coherent Optical Signals”.