School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Dr
Bryan
MacDonald

Primary Department
School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
Role
Associate Professor
Phone number: 01 700
8046
Campus
Glasnevin Campus
Room Number
S380

Academic biography

B.Eng. Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Limerick. M.Sc. Aerospace Structures and Materials awarded from the University of Limerick. Worked as a Technical Trainer in Ericsson Systems Expertise. Worked as a Mechanical Engineer in Dublin Bus. Appointed as a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at Dublin City University. Awarded a Ph.D. in non linear finite element analysis from Dublin City University.

Research interests

Design and analysis of orthopaedic and cardiovascular medical devices.Computational modelling of the in-service behavior of implantable medical devices.Medical applications of magnesium based alloys.Design of bio-absorbale medical devices and implants.Computational modelling of complex metal forming operations.
Implementing Artificial Intelligence techniques in the finite element analysis process.