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Fergal Coulter

Lecturer

School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment

Staff Group(s)
Product Design

Role

Doctoral Research Student in Biorobotics

Fergal qualified in Electronic and Computer Engineering at University of Limerick, followed by a number of years working with internet and server technologies and user interfacing. In 2010 he completed his MSc in Smart Design at Nottingham Trent University, specialising in the design and fabrication of active facial prosthetics (or artificial muscles) to help sufferers of facial paralysis recover symmetric expression. He is currently pursuing his PhD at NTU, within the discipline of Bio-Robotics and Artificial Muscles via minimum energy structured electro-active polymers (EAPs).

Research areas

  • Product Design

Publications

Development of Innovative Smart Materials for In-Vivo Devices