Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk Tralee, University of Limerick
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) In Biomedical Engineering, PhD in Biomedical Engineering
University of Limerick, Airbus (France)
Senior Research and Development Engineer
Favourite thing to do in science: Problem-solving
About Me: I'm a Kerry girl living in Galway - I love music, travelling and am a huge Munster rugby fan!
My Work: I am a Biomedical Engineer - I help design, develop and test medical devices to treat people with heart problems!
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Honest, motivated and friendly
Who is your favourite singer or band?
Mark Lanegan, Nick Cave, The Chemical Brothers
What's your favourite food?
Cheese - all types, the smellier the better!
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Backpacked around South and Central America
What did you want to be after you left school?
A vet - I still love animals but prefer designing devices to help humans!
Were you ever in trouble at school?
What was your favourite subject at school?
What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?
Presented my work at the World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston
If you weren't a scientist, what would you be?
A surgeon - I love learning about how the human body works!