Dr Aisling Ní Annaidh

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Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Design


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 joint 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 and Co-Lead Investigator on the MSCA Innovative Training Network, HEADS (Head Protection: A European Training Network for Advanced for Advanced Designs in Safety). Her research interests include Tissue Biomechanics, Medical Device Design and Assistive Technologies.