Prof Lisa Looney
Engineering and Computing
|Name:||Prof Lisa Looney|
|Department:||Engineering and Computing|
|Phone Number:||01 700 5403|
|Campus:||DCU Glasnevin Campus|
Lisa Looney is Dean of Graduate Studies in DCU, with responsibility for strategy, policy and regulation relating to graduate research in the university, and for providing support to DCU's doctoral and research master's students and their supervisors.She leads the Graduate Studies Office, and chairs the DCU Graduate Research Studies Board. Lisa is a member of the IUA Deans of Graduate Studies group, and is a regular contributor to meetings of the European Universities Association Council for Doctoral Education.
Prof. Looney's disciplinary background is engineering, and she carried out her doctoral research at the EU's Institute for Advanced Materials, the Netherlands. She has also worked in research in New Zealand. Lisa was one of the founding members of the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in DCU where she was involved for many years in the development and management of taught undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Prior to taking on the Dean's role, Lisa was Director of the Materials Processing Centre, and she is now affiliated with the Centre for Medical Engineering Research.