Brian Corcoran


Dr. Brian Corcoran is the Head of the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Dublin City University. A graduate of Bolton Street, College of Technology and of Dublin City University, he is a Chartered Engineer and was a warded his Ph.D. in 2003. He is the Associate Dean of Education in the Faculty of Engineering and Computing. Brian currently lectures on Thermo-Fluids, Sustainable Water Systems and Pneumatics at DCU. He has been awarded the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Research Expertise

Dr. Corocoran’s research interests and expertise include Sustainable Energy Systems, High Purity Water Systems, Wireless Environmental Sensors, Sustainable Water Systems and Lab-on-a-Chip projects. He has collaborative links both nationally and internationally and an excellent research track record. He is currently a Principle Investigator on the Energy Systems Integration Project (ESIPP). His facilitative approach to research has resulted in his engineering group supporting large multi-partner international projects (ESIPP, APT, CLARITY, INSIGHT, BDI, MESTECH) and the development of strong national, international and industrial networks. These networks have led to a sustained level of research output and research funding over the past 10 years.

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