National University of Ireland, Galway

College of Engineering and Informatics

Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering


University Road

Galway, Galway


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD (Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering), MEngSc (Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering) MApplSc (Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering) ME (Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Discipline is internationally recognised for research excellence in mechanical engineering, biomechanics and biomaterials, with over 60 postgraduate students and post-doctoral researchers. The Discipline is closely linked with the National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science, an interdisciplinary centre where engineers, scientists, and clinicians collaborate on therapeutic solutions to current medical challenges. The Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials, the Energy Research Centre, the Composites Research Unit, the Micromechanics Research Unit, and the Aerospace Research Centre are focal points for other major research activities. The active areas of research are listed below alongside the staff member primarily involved. Admission to a particular degree programme requires the agreement of the Head of Discipline and the support of a staff member who will act as the Research Supervisor. Therefore, applicants should first contact the Discipline for discussions on the selection of a suitable and available research topic.


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