Aisling Ní Annaidh
Dr. Aisling Ní Annaidh is Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Design in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at UCD. After graduating with a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering in 2007, Aisling spend time at Rice University where she worked on Computational Fluid Dynamics. After returning to Ireland, she completed a double PhD (co-tutelle) at UCD and Université Sorbonne (UPMC) in the area of Biomechanics. Upon completing her PhD, Dr. Ní Annaidh worked for a leading multinational medical devices firm. She is currently Principal Investigator of the Tissue Biomechanics group at UCD. Her research interests include Tissue Biomechanics, Medical Device Design and Assistive Technologies. Since her appointment to UCD in 2014, she has supervised 4 PhD students and three postdoctoral researchers to completion. She has published 36 peer reviewed journal publications which have attracted a high number of citations (1600+).