Researchers at UCD


Muthukumaran Thangaramanujam

Medical Informatics Demonstrator

School of Medicine
C324, UCD School of Medicine,
Health Sciences Building, University College Dublin,
Dublin 4, Ireland



Muthu is my name and I'm a Medical Informatics Demonstrator/ PhD Candidate based at UCD School of Medicine.

I'm a Chartered Physiotherapist with a keen aptitude for Technology. I have more than thirteen years of diverse clinical and management experience, in both public and private sectors. 

I'm currently pursuing a Ph.D in Anatomy & Medical Informatics.

Supervisors: Prof. James Jones, Chair & Head, Department of Anatomy  
                   Prof. Patrick Felle, Head of Medical Informatics & Assoc. Professor in Anatomy

Mentor: Dr. Eoin O'Cearbhaill, Lecturer in Bioengineering

I currently demonstrate and occasionally lecture in the following modules (selected)
- Medical Informatics: Introduction to ICT (MEIN40010)
- Clinical Science and Healthcare Informatics 1 (GPRS20010)
- Patient-Centred Practice (GPRS20140)
- Healthcare Imaging and Information Systems (RDGY10090)
- Neurosciences (ANAT20040)




Honours and Awards

Year: 2015.
Title: Winner - Judges' Choice and People's Choice Awards - Universal Design
Year: 2015.
Title: UCD + NCAD Seed Funding : What is a real limb? Exploring boundaries between Art and Anatomy...



Book Chapters

Aikaterini D. Koutsou, Susanna Summa, Bilal Nasser, Josefina Gutierrez Martinez, Muthukumaran Thangaramanujam (2013) 'Upper Limb Neuroprostheses: Recent Advances and Future Directions' In: José L. Pons and Diego Torricelli (eds). Emerging Therapies in Neurorehabilitation Biosystems & Biorobotics Volume 4, 2014, pp 207-233 -. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. , pp.207-233 Available Online [DOI] [Details]


Research Interests

My clinical research interests include 3D Printing in Anatomy / Medical Informatics / Neuro-rehabilitation / Rehabilitation Robotics / Applications of Technology in Medicine.