Group Members Ellen Cahill and Kevin Krieger present at the Bioengineering in Ireland Conference 2016

UCD Medical Device Design Group Members Ellen Cahill and Kevin Krieger presented on their PhD research at the 22nd Bioengineering in Ireland Conference which was held in Galway.

Ellen Cahill, currently in the second year of her PhD , gave a presentation entitled ‘Analysis of Porous 316l Stainless Steel as a Microneedle Drive Delivery Material’.

Kevin Krieger, a first year PhD student, presented on his project ‘Development of Flexible Microneedle Electrodes as Wearable Sensors for Long-term Evaluation of Dynamic Muscle Performance’.

The conference was hosted by the National University of Ireland Galway and took place between the 22nd – 23rd January 2016  in the Salthill Hotel in Galway.

Bioengineering in Ireland is the Annual Conference of the Section of Bioengineering of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland. It is established as one of Ireland’s longest-running and most active research conferences in engineering and science, and brings together multidisciplinary researchers working across a range of applications targeted at improving health and healthcare.