Thermal engineer specialising in experimental and numerical research in multiscale thermal sciences and fluid mechanics with a keen interest in innovation particularly in the challenging fields of avionics, spatial applications and energy regeneration. I hold a Bachelors degree and PhD in Mechanical Engineering and have completed a post-doctoral research contract in Grenoble, France. My key competencies include:
· Novel thermal managements solutions
· Experimental and finite element modelling
· Fluid mechanics and microfluidics·
· Member Institution of Engineers of Ireland
· Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers
01/2010 – 01/2011 Thermal Engineer CEA, Leti-Minatec, Grenoble, France
Thermal design engineer in the microelectronics sector conducting a numerical feasibility study on interchip single-phase microscale liquid cooling in advanced 3D-stacked integrated circuits.
09/2009 – 12/2009 Renewable Energy Consultant SIAC Construction, Dublin, Ireland
Technical consultant on a business development feasibility project investigating heat recovery and regeneration
· Analytical evaluation of an Advanced-Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage (AA-CAES) method for domestic wind turbines.
· Evaluation of efficiencies and Coefficient of Performance
· Technical report presented to executive committee including conclusions and recommendations
12/2005 – 09/2008 Thermal Research Engineer (as per applied research in PhD program)
Investigated a novel integrated liquid pump heat exchanger for power electronic components
· Lead necessary analytical calculations and engineering analysis to ensure robust design
· Work closely with the project teams to meet all deliverables per program needs
· Concluding research work produced viable demonstrator and invention disclosure.
09/2004 – 06/2004 Mechanical Engineer Zvijezda, Zagreb, Croatia
Student internship awarded by the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) with Zvijezda – the largest food processor in the Balkans.
· Involved in mechanical maintenance overhaul, component design and installation.
12/2005 – 09/2008 Tutor and Laboratory Demonstrator University of Limerick
· Supervised undergraduates in their practical and theoretical classes including correcting exam scripts and providing additional academic assistance to assigned tutees.
· Taught numerical method of analysis of 2-D heat transfer.
Modules taught: Engineering Science, Heat Transfer, Physiological Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics.
2005 – 2009 PhD in Thermal Sciences and Fluid Dynamics University of Limerick
Thesis title: “A Miniature-Scale Integrated Liquid Pump and Heat Exchanger for Electronics Cooling”
Supervisors: Dr. Jeff Punch and Dr. Ronan Grimes
2001 – 2005 Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons) University College Dublin
Dissertation: “Design and Optimisation of the Cooling System for a Formula Student Race Car Engine” Grade A1
Subjects: Heat Transfer, Material Science, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Applied Dynamics, Chemistry and Engineering Mathematics.
Software: Microsoft Office, UNIX platforms, Lyx,
Engineering: COMSOL, Matlab, Pro Engineer Wildfire, and Insight 3G.
Experimental: Proficient in a range of manometric, velocimetric and infrared thermography measurement techniques including data acquisition and analysis.
Courses: 2010 “Fundamentals of Microscale Heat Transfer”, EPFL, Switzerland
2010 “Clean Room Concept”, CEA, LETI-Minatec, France
2007 “Thermal Management of Electronic Systems”, Limerick, Ireland
2006 “Introduction to Measurement Techniques”, VKI, Belgium
Languages: English – native, French – professional
Awards: 2005-2009Enterprise Ireland PhD Scholarship €84,000
2007 1st place poster Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Symposium, 2007 (National research award for first year mechanical engineering PhDs)
2007 – 2009 Chairperson and former Secretary of the University of Limerick Sub-Aqua Club
2006 – present Master Diver, Dive Instructor and Deep Air Technical Diver
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