Prof. David Browne
University College Dublin, Ireland
David Browne is Vice-Principal for Research, Innovation and Impact, UCD College of Engineering & Architecture. He is a Professor in Materials Science & Engineering at UCD. Following a BE in Mechanical Engineering from UCD (1985), David worked for the Garrett Corporation (now part of Honeywell) subsidiary in Waterford, Ireland, on casting of turbocharger impellers. From 1987 to 1990 he was involved with joint research (Oxford University and Davy McKee Poole Ltd.) in the UK on twin-roll casting of aluminum alloys. He was awarded an M.Sc. (Materials Science) for this work. In 1990 he joined the faculty of University College Dublin, where he now leads the Phase Transformation Research Group (PTRG), concentrating on alloy solidification and bulk metallic glasses.