Centres And GroupsConvergent Technologies Research Group

Convergent Technologies Research Group

The Convergent Technologies Research Group (CTRG) is a multi-disciplinary research cluster within the School of Engineering, combining expertise in various fields of technology to deliver innovative solutions for wide-ranging applications.

Current research activities traverse infrastructural technologies (water, energy and the environment), materials development (polymeric formulations, polymer processing and super-critical fluid enabled technologies) and passive and active medical devices (mock cardiovascular loops, catheter technologies and implantable platforms).

CTRG has attracted significant funding and support from SFI, Enterprise Ireland, IOTI and multiple industrial partners in the infrastructural, materials, microelectronic and biomedical sectors.

Contact:;

Dr Austin Coffey

Department of Engineering Technology
Waterford Institute of Technology
Cork Road
Waterford
Ireland   

Tel:  051 302090  

Email:  [email protected]  

Philip Walsh

Department of Engineering Technology
Waterford Institute of Technology
Cork Road
Waterford
Ireland 

Tel:  051 302070  

Email:  [email protected]