Vikram Pakrashi works on the topic of mechanics, with a focus on dynamics. His work is often applied to de-risk built infrastructure systems (e.g., bridge, renewable energy). He works in an interdisciplinary manner and often with industrial partners, assimilating fundamental mechanics, monitoring sensors and analytics to deliver maximum impact. Vikram translates his research to practice, creating guidelines and recommendations. He leads the UCD Centre for Mechanics and leads a happy and inquisitive team in School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University College Dublin.