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Meet the Team

The STAM Research Group consists of a multi-disciplinary team based at the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering focused on developing and implementing Manufacturing Innovation.

Principal Investigators

Associate Principal Investigators

Research Fellows

Name Area Email
Dr. Mark Culleton Additive Manufacturing
Dr. Thomas Lupton Energy System Integration
Dr. Jeff Morgan Industry 4.0 [javascript protected email address]
Dr. Sean Nolan Systems and sensors [javascript protected email address]
Dr. Marios Kazasidis Additive Manufacturing
Dr. William Abbott Additive Manufacturing
Dr. Stephen Davitt Pulsed Laser Deposition
Mr. Jonathan Cassidy Additive Manufacturing
Dr. Xingchen Yan Additive Manufacturing TBC

PhD Students

Name Area Email
Luke Dowling [3] Additive Manufacturing
Lara Flanagan [1,5] Design for Additive
Richard Jenkins [2] Additive Manufacturing
Dominik Seiler [1] Manufacturing Processes
Harry Shipley [3] Additive Manufacturing
Bobby Gillham Additive Manufacturing
Tom McKenna Additive Manufacturing
Chi Ho Ng TBC
Ningsong Fan Additive Manufacturing

Research Engineers

Name Area
Richard Coull 3D Printing Laboratory Head Engineer
Jack Shiels INDUSTRY 4.0 - "Visual Factory" - Elite Electronics and FUSION partnership
Alex Conway 3D Printing Laboratory Engineer

Taught Masters Projects - MAI 2017/18

Name Project
Joseph Adegbemi [3] Development of a Smart Vortex Tube
David Butler [1] Machining of Freeform Shapes in Polymer for Biomedical Applications
Alex Conway [1] Process Monitoring in Additive Manufacturing and Metal 3D Printing
John Dawson [3] Cryogenic Machining of Biomedical Grade Materials
Aoife Geraghty [2] Manufacture of Bespoke Energy Absorbing Materials using Additive Manufacturing
David Heaphy [3] Development of a device for IOL Extraction after Micro-Milling
Ben Hunter [2] Laser Annealing of Cold Spray Deposits for Additive Manufacturing Applications
Dean Kilroy [1] Finite Element Analysis in Machining Systems for Aeroengine Components
Jennifer Long [2] Metal 3D Printing for Prosthesis Manufacturing
Callum McMahon [2] Laser Engraving of Glass for Cold Spray Deposition
Katie Petherbridge [3] Friction Stir Welding of Aluminium to Steel


Graduated PhD Students

Name Date of Award Current Position
Dr. Paul Harris 2011 [1] MCRF UC Davis - US
Dr. Brian Donohue 2011 [1] Industry - Ireland
Dr. Andrea Bareggi 2012 [1] Research - France
Dr. Daniel Trimble 2013 [1] Professor - TCD
Dr. Emma Brazel 2013 [1] DePuy Synthes
Dr. Paul Ervine 2013 [1] Industry - Netherlands
Dr. Kevin Kerrigan 2013 [1] AMRC - UK
Dr. Eoin O Driscoll 2014 [1] Industry - US
Dr. Rory Stoney 2014 [1] Entrepeneur - StoneyCNC
Dr. Niall Aughney 2015 [1] Intel
Dr. Stuart Murphy 2015 [1] DePuy Synthes
Dr. Ivor Humphreys 2015 [1] Sonitus Systems
Dr. Barry Aldwell 2015 [1] TCD Research Fellow
Dr. Jeff Morgan 2015 [1] TCD Research Fellow - Industry 4.0
Dr. Darren McDonnell 2017 [1] Induchem Group
Dr. Mark Culleton 2017 [4] TCD Research Fellow - AMBER DePuy Synthes
Dr. Morten Meyer 2018

Graduated Masters by Research

Name Date of Award Current Position
John Gilchrist 2010 [1] Industry - UK
Dr. Kevin Kerrigan 2010 [1] AMRC Sheffield
Giovanni Borza 2011 [1] Industry - Ireland
Donal Lynch 2011 [1] Industry - New Zealand
Dorotta Skupinska 2011 [1] Industry - Poland
Peadar Golden 2011 [1] Jaguar Landrover
Dr. Andrew Kelly 2011 [1] Bristol-Myers Squibb
Dr. Darren McDonnell 2013 [1] Induchem Group
Michael Reilly 2014 [1] TCD
Priyanka Mishra 2016 [2] Industry
Cian Martin 2017 [1] Stryker
Supervisors: [1] Garret O'Donnell; [2] Rocco Lupoi; [3] Daniel Trimble; [4] Kevin Kelly; [5] Craig Meskell