Award: Fulbright Irish TechImpact Scholar Award
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency
Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Dr Francesco Pilla is an Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering at Trinity College Dublin. His research focuses on understanding complex environmental phenomena to pre-empt the impacts resulting from the interactions between human population and the environment. Sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency, Dr. Pillas Fulbright Tech Impact project focuses on sensing the cyclists health risk related to environmental pollution, spatial constraints and interactions with other road users.