Prof. Michael Gilchrist

University College Dublin, Ireland

Michael Gilchrist, PhD, DEng, FIMechE, FIEI, FIMMM, FInstP, is Full Professor of Mechanical Engineering. His leadership roles have included 7 years as Head of the UCD School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering (2011-18), and 3 years as VP for Research in UCD's College of Engineering, Mathematical & Physical Sciences (2009-11). His teaching activities have variously spanned all undergraduate and postgraduate levels on topics related to materials science, materials processing, and engineering mechanics.