Prof. David Taylor
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Institution Trinity Centre for Bioengineering
T +353 (0)1 896 1703
E dtaylor@tcd.ie

Prof. David Taylor is the Professor of Materials Engineering at Trinity College Dublin. Educated at Cambridge University’s Department of Materials Science, from where he obtained a degree, PhD and ScD, Prof Taylor joined TCD’s Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering in 1983 and has been there ever since. He is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and holds Fellowships of both Engineers Ireland and the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials and a director of the Association of Consulting Forensic Engineers.

Prof. Taylor’s work in AMBER is in the field of biomechanics, especially considered the strength and fracture of materials and structures. His work ranges from basic studies of material behaviour in a variety of biological materials (e.g. bone, insect cuticle, plant stems) to consultancy work with medical device companies on design and manufacturing issues, along with forensic investigations of component failure to assist the Irish courts.

Staff

  • Dr Lorraine Byrne
  • Deirdre Caden
  • Mary Colclough
  • Emma Leahy
  • Colm McAtamney
  • Cathal McAuley
  • Brendan Ring
  • Richard Twohig
  • Dr Colm Faulkner
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Dr Lorraine Byrne
Executive Director
T +353 (0)1 896 4130
E lorraine.byrne@tcd.ie

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Deirdre Caden
AMBER Funding Manager
T T +353 (0)1 896 3403
E deirdre.caden@tcd.ie

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Mary Colclough
Comms, Outreach & Public Affairs Manager
T +353 (0)1 896 3022
E mary.colclough@tcd.ie

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Emma Leahy
EU Grants Manager
T +353 (0)1 8964085
E Emma.Leahy@tcd.ie

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Colm McAtamney
AMBER General Manager
T +353 (0)1 896 3092
E colm.mcatamney@tcd.ie

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Cathal McAuley
AML Operations Manager
T +353 (0)1 896 4933
E cathal.mcauley@tcd.ie

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Brendan Ring
Head of Business Development
T +353 (0)1 896 3088
E brendan.ring@tcd.ie

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Richard Twohig
Project Manager
T +353 (0)1 896 3016
E rtwohig@tcd.ie

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Dr Colm Faulkner
Business Development Executive
T +353 (0)1 896 4170
E cfaulkne@tcd.ie

Vacancies

  • Open Call for EDGE Scholarship Applications
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Open Call for EDGE Scholarship Applications

EDGE Fellowships are for experienced researchers of any nationality and residing worldwide, seeking a prestigious career development fellowship based in one of ten of Ireland’s third-level institutes. EDGE aims to form the next generation of thought leaders in ICT and develop their skill set to actively interact, collaborate and engage with industry. EDGE fellows will be researchers who are technically strong in their own discipline and capable of performing high-value, interdisciplinary research. The fellowships will provide researchers with the opportunity to work closely with their choice of academic and industry partners relevant to their research, training and professional career development objectives.

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