Dr Rocco Lupoi
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Dr. Rocco Lupoi received a Masters degree in mechanical engineering from Politecnico di Torino (Italy) in 2004, and was awarded a PhD from the University of Bath (UK) in 2008. Before joining the School of Engineering in Trinity College Dublin in 2012, he worked as a Research Associate in the Institute for Manufacturing, part of the University of Cambridge (UK), for over 4 years. Dr. Lupoi’s expertise spans from structural mechanics applied to energy dissipation and the simulation of fluids using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), to the micro/nano characterization and processing of metallic materials in bulk and coating form. He is a highly regarded expert of Cold Spray and similar deposition methods, with high-rank publications, patents and an article in a Nature Publishing Group journal. Dr. Lupoi has obtained funding from the EU (he received a prestigious Marie Curie award), Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and the Irish Research Council. Recently, he was awarded a major grant from the European Space Agency to explore a new form of Cold Spray that is capable of processing innovative materials (to include diamond based metal matrix composites) and applicable to near-net-shape manufacturing.
Dr. Lupoi’s research in AMBER is in the area of metal Additive Manufacturing, focusing, in collaboration with DePuy Synthes, on the development of Selective Laser Melting for the free-form printing of orthopaedic implants. This work is developing, through the detailed study of laser/matter interactions in the melt pool, new material design routes to optimise the properties and biomedical compatibility of 3D printed parts.
Dr. Ramesh Babu Padamati
Prof. Werner Blau
Prof. John J. Boland
Prof Conor Buckley
Prof. J.M.D. Coey
Prof Paula Colavita
Prof. Jonathan Coleman
Prof. Graham Cross
Prof. John Donegan
Prof. Georg S. Duesberg
Prof Garry Duffy
Prof James Gleeson
Prof. Yurii Gun’ko
Prof. Anne Marie Healy
Prof David Hoey
Prof. Justin D. Holmes
Prof Paul Hurley
Prof Nathan Jackson
Prof. Daniel Kelly
Dr. Ed Lavelle
Dr Rocco Lupoi
Prof. Mike Lyons
Dr. Aidan McDonald
Dr. Parvaneh Mokarian-Tabari
Prof. Mick Morris
Dr. Bruce Murphy
Prof. Valeria Nicolosi
Prof. Fergal O’Brien
Prof Kevin O’Connor
We have vacancies for a number of fully funded PhD positions across AMBER for enrolment in 2018. Studentships must have started by Sept/Oct 2018. To apply please review the projects listed below. Submit your CV, a cover letter explaining your interest in the programme and a maximum of 3 project selections that are of interest to you to firstname.lastname@example.org. Not all applications will be funded.
Friday 29th June 2018
SFI Industry Fellowship
The SFI Industry Fellowship Programme aims to enhance industry-academia collaborations, and to stimulate excellence through the funding of collaborative industry-academia research projects. This is realised via secondment of academic researchers in industry, or of industry researchers in academia.
If funded, the AMBER centre places researchers, on-site with collaborating companies for 1 year full time or 2 years part time. Alternately it hosts industry researchers on-site. Some applicants transition to full time roles in industry partners, subsequent to completion of the project. Other fellows have leveraged the secondment for:  preparation of large scale successfully funded H2020 funding applications;  publication of high impact academic publications;  pathfinding/seeding new collaborative research projects;  the development of new intellectual property.
To date AMBER has placed candidates across Ireland, Europe and the US addressing challenges in materials research for applications ranging across Bioengineering, Energy, ICT, and Medical Devices.
The next call deadline is Nov 26th - http://www.sfi.ie/funding/funding-calls/sfi-industry-fellowship-programme/. Typically there are 2 calls per annum. Companies or researchers interested in prospective applications can contact email@example.com for further information/informal discussions.
PhD, PostDocs in Biomaterial Scaffold Development
2 Postdoc and 2 PhD positions are available with Dr Cathal Kearney in RCSI arising from his ERC Horizon 2020 Starter Grant funded in the area of biomaterial scaffold development for diabetic foot ulcers. There are several parallel arms to the project that will look at aspects of scaffold design, on-demand drug delivery, nucleic acid delivery and induced pluripotent stem cells.
Postdoc – iPSCs and Scaffold - https://my.corehr.com/pls/coreportal_rcsip/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=013127
Postdoc – biomaterials - https://my.corehr.com/pls/coreportal_rcsip/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=013126
PhD – iPSCs and Scaffold - https://my.corehr.com/pls/coreportal_rcsip/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=013125
PhD – On Demand Delivery - https://my.corehr.com/pls/coreportal_rcsip/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=013145
Open Call for EDGE Scholarship Applications
EDGE is led by Trinity College Dublin on behalf of 10 Irish academic institutions of excellence. In our 2nd call we expect to award up to 45 Fellowships, each 24-months duration, who will relocate to Ireland to join expert supervisors in the ICT (networks, date and materials) field. Career progression is a primary aim of MSCA schemes, and we will provide comprehensive training and development to our Fellows to support their growth as independent research professionals. Researchers currently residing outside of Ireland, with a PhD or equivalent status, can apply by submitting a research proposal before the Call deadline on 1st November 2017.
Before beginning the application process, applicants should:
1. review the eligibility criteria and other information on our website - http://www.edge-research.eu
2. contact a prospective supervisor from those listed on the programme website to gain their support
- Future Networks & Communications
- Advanced Materials & Bioengineering
- Digital Content & Media Technologies
Full topic list: http://edge-research.eu/fellowships/research-themes/
Contact: Richard Twohig, EDGE Programme Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 713567.