Linda is a Professor in the School of Engineering, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland. Her main areas of research are wireless communications, reconfigurable networks, cognitive radio and spectrum management. She is also active in the intersection of art & technology with research focused in this domain.

Linda is the Director of CTVR, and Xcelerit. CTVR is national telecommunication research centre that carries out industry informed research. CTVR is headquartered in Trinity College. It involves six different third level institutions in Ireland and has multiple industry partners. They work both in the wireless and optical domains.