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Group Member Oisín Byrne receives Fulbright Irish Student Award

Tuesday, 19 January, 2021

Group member and 3rd year PhD candidate (opens in a new window)Oisín Byrne has received a Fulbright Irish Student Award to conduct research over in the (opens in a new window)Therapeutic Technology Design and Development Laboratory of (opens in a new window)Professor Ellen Roche at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Oisín’s PhD research focuses on 3D printing medical grade polymers onto cylindrically shaped substrates with applications in coronary artery bypass grafting. As a Fulbright Student to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he will conduct research into ways to promote the mechanical coupling of medical devices to tissue.