Dr Maurice Collins
Bernal vice-lead of composite materials
Maurice received a degree in Materials Science, Masters in Polymer Chemistry and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering all from the University of Limerick. He is a lecturer in the School of Engineering, is the vice-lead of composite materials at the Bernal Institute, is a member of the Bernal Oversight Group and the Bernal Leadership Team.
The principal focus of his research group is on the structure/property relationships of naturally derived macromolecular materials in the application areas of regenerative medicine, drug delivery, transport and energy. He has a strong track record in attracting industrial funding and managing research partnerships with leading multinational companies. To date, Maurice has been awarded >€8million in research funding. He is the lead PI and coordinator of the H2020 LIBRE consortium, the largest sustainable carbon fibre consortium in Europe.
Dr Mario Culebras Rubio
Mr Yan Wang
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