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August Conferring 2013

29.08.2013
August 2013 Conferring
Pictured Here: Adrian Lynch, PhD, John Mulvihill, PhD, Dr Michael Walsh and William Denny, PhD

MSSI graduated 12 PhD students at the conferring ceremonies on 28th and 29th August 2013.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Robert Flynn
Thesis: Property Prediction and Residual Stresses in Aluminium Alloy 7010
Internal Supervisor: Dr Jeremy Robinson
Internal Examiner: Professor Michael Pomeroy
External Examiner: Professor Murat Tiryakioglu, University of North Florida, USA
Chair: Professor Conleth Hussey


Aisyah Sharif
Thesis: Self-assembly of Molecular Wires on Au and Cu for Molecular Electronics
Internal Supervisors: Dr Christophe Silien / Professor Noel Buckley
Internal Examiner: Dr Fernando Rhen
External Examiner: Professor Manfred Buck, University of St Andrews, Scotland
Chair: Dr Ian Clancy

Susan Dwane
Thesis: The Regulation of Focal Adhesion Kinase by the Scaffolding Protein RACK1
Internal Supervisor: Dr Patrick Kiely
Internal Examiner: Dr Jakki Cooney
External Examiner: Dr Aideen Long, Trinity College Dublin
Chair: Dr Audrey O'Grady

Nicole Höfer
Thesis: Crystallization and Structure Determination of Gramicidin D and the Cytosolic Domain of CzrB
Internal Supervisors: Dr Tewfik Soulimane / Professor Martin Caffrey
Internal Examiner: Dr Peter Davern
External Examiner: Dr Christian Kambach, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Chair: Dr Teresa Curtin

Emma Mullane
Thesis: Nanowires, Nanorods and Azial Heterostructures of Silicon and Germanium Synthesised in a Solvent Vapour System
Internal Supervisor: Dr Kevin M. Ryan
Internal Examiner: Dr J J Leahy
External Examiner: Professor Justin Holmes, University College Cork
Chair: Professor Edmond Magner

Marcus O'Mahony
Thesis: A Solution-mediated Polymorphic Transformation of the Pharmaceutical Compound Carbamazepine
Internal Supervisors: Professor Kieran Hodnett / Professor Åke Rasmuson
External Supervisor: Dr Denise Croker
Internal Examiner: Dr Jakki Cooney
External Examiner: Dr Linda Seton, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
Chair: Dr Catherine Adley

Clifford Ó'Ciardha
Thesis: Numerical Modelling of Crystallisation Processes: Kinetics to Optimization
Internal Supervisor: Dr Patrick Frawley
Internal Examiner: Professor Åke Rasmuson
External Examiner: Professor Jim Litster, Purdue University, Indiana, USA
Chair: Professor Tim McGloughlin

William Denny
Thesis: Modelling Diffusion from Drug Eluting Stents in Compressed Arterial Tissue
Internal Supervisor: Dr Michael Walsh
Internal Examiner: Dr Patrick Frawley
External Examiner: Professor Rosaire Mongrain, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Chair: Professor Tim McGloughlin

Ger Hickey
Thesis: Development and Fabrication of Room Temperature Mixed Metal Oxide Based Ozone Sensing Elements for Health and Safety Applications
Internal Supervisor: Professor Khalil Arshak
Internal Examiner: Dr Colin Fitzpatrick
External Examiner: Professor George Kiriakidis, University of Crete, Greece
Chair: Dr Donal Heffernan

Adrian Lynch
Thesis: Towards the Development of Guidelines for the Surgical Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease: A Cranial Perfusion Approach
Internal Supervisor: Dr Michael Walsh
Internal Examiner: Dr David Newport
External Examiner: Dr Frank Gijsen, Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Chair: Dr Patrick Frawley

Vishnu Mogili
Thesis: Quantitative Analysis of Lattice Strains and Crystal Polarity in Semiconductor Nanomaterials Using Convergent Bean Electron Diffraction
Internal Supervisors: Dr David Tanner / Professor Shohei Nakahara
Internal Examiner: Professor Michael Pomeroy
External Examiner: Professor David Cherns, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Chair: Dr Peter Tiernan

John Mulvihill
Thesis: Towards the Development of Guidelines for the Surgical Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease: A Tissue Characterisation Approach
Internal Supervisor: Dr Michael Walsh
Internal Examiner: Dr Conor McCarthy
External Examiner: Professor Gerhard Holzapf, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Chair: Professor Michael McCarthy