Areas of interest
Dr. John Eaton
Computational and experimental fluid dynamics; aerodynamics of flight vehicles, propulsion systems and components; aeroacoustics of turbulent flows; turbomachinery fluid dynamics; biofluid mechanics and flow systems; multidisciplinary design optimisation.
Dr. Padraig Molloy
Machine design; manufacturing process development; product design and development, automated systems and electro pneumatics; product development in respiratory, cardiovascular, and orthopaedic areas; renewable energy technologies.
Professor Peter McHugh
Biomechanics of hard and soft tissue; computational methods in biomedical engineering applied to linear and non-linear problems; medical implant and device analysis and design.
Dr. Nathan Quinlan
Biofluid dynamics in the heart and lung, thermoregulation, and applications to medical devices; particle image velocimetry; particle based techniques for computational fluid dynamics.
Dr. Mark Bruzzi
Medical device design and development; fracture and failure of materials; computational modelling.
Professor Abhay Pandit
Tissue engineering; scaffold design, biomimetics; biomaterial enhanced repair and regeneration.
Dr. Dimitrios Zeugolis
Biomimetic biomaterials; self-assembly; stabilisation & functionalisation of scaffolds; tissue engineering; cell-material interactions; macromolecular crowding; collagen research; nanotechnology; soft & hard tissue repair/regeneration.
Dr. Sean Leen
Experimental and computational solid mechanics; Structural integrity of mechanical and biomechanical components, devices and machines; Plasticity, fatigue and fracture; Tribology, fretting and wear, corrosion; Manufacturing processes, including high temperature sheet forming, e.g. superplastic forming; Thermo-mechanical fatigue and creep; Fatigue of composites; Marine renewable energy design and analysis of devices; Offshore engineering, flexible riser technology.
Dr. Patrick McGarry
Biomechanics of cells and tissue; design and analysis of cardiovascular stents; design of orthopaedic implants; microscale wear and friction.