Trinity College is an ancient multidisciplinary university in central Dublin, Ireland. It has a student body of about 15,000 at both undergraduate and postgraduate level with s strong international outlook. It has a strategic research focus on five key areas – European & International Integration, Culture & Creative Arts, Materials & Intelligent Systems, Biosciences & Translational Research and Transport, Energy & Environment. In these areas, Trinity has significant research activities. The management structure consists of 20 schools with a number of associated research institutes.
The Mechanical Engineering Department within the school of engineering houses a number of research groups including a fluids, acoustics and vibration group containing 3 professors, 5 post doc researchers and approximately 20 graduate students. This group has access to specialist labs, wind tunnels, PIV systems, laser Doppler scanners and microphone arrays. The group also has expertise in numerical modelling.
The Fluids, Acoustics & Vibration Group from the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Trinity College Dublin has been conducting research for many years on modelling and analysis.