Award: Fulbright Irish Student Award
University: University College Dublin
Mr Oisín Byrne is a PhD candidate in University College Dublin, where he has previously completed his B.Sc. and M.E. in Biomedical Engineering. His 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.