University College Dublin
University College Dublin (UCD) is Ireland's largest and most diverse university with over 30,000 students. UCD is the national leader in research funding, attracting quality investment that has helped the university to establish a reputation as a world-class destination for leading researchers.
The School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering (MME) has three research priorities reflecting the expertise and interests of the academic staff: materials & manufacturing (including advanced manufacturing science, production systems, surface coatings/plasma, and production operations/supply chain management), energy and bioengineering. In addition, the manufacturing research group has recently launched a Learning Factory in Smart Precision Engineering incorporating data analytics.