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Alix Whelan

Award: Fulbright Irish Student Award

Sponsor: Enterprise Ireland

University: Trinity College Dublin

Year: 2018-2019

Ms Alix Whelan is a PhD candidate in Trinity College Dublin, where she has previously completed a B.A.I. and M.A.I. in Biomedical Engineering. Alix was awarded an Irish Research Council Scholarship for her PhD studies, which focuses on the development of bioprosthetic heart valves. As a Fulbright- Enterprise Ireland Awardee, Alix will continue her research in developing a computational model which can enable improved bioprosthetic valve designs, in collaboration with the University of Texas, at Austin.