University of Limerick (UL) MSSI

University of Limerick (UL) MSSI

The Materials and Surface Science Institute (MSSI) was established in 1998 and is the largest research institute at the University of Limerick. MSSI researchers are engaged in the design, synthesis, processing, characterisation and modelling of materials for use in the following sectors of industrial relevance: health, energy, clean-technology and transport. Expertise in MSSI covers the full range of materials, with unique expertise in pharmaceutical materials, biomaterials/biomedical materials, composite materials, nanomaterials and materials for energy generation & storage. MSSI hosts the Solid State Pharmaceutical Cluster (SSPC) and the Composites Competence Centre (IComp) funded by Science Foundation Ireland and EI/IDA, respectively, and has a strong track record of industrial collaboration. MSSI has 39 academic members supervising over 150 PhD students and 35 post-doctoral researchers. An external review of MSSI carried out in October 2010 rated 90% of our research activity as having international impact, with 10% of our activity receiving the highest possible rating of world-leading. Between 2006 and 2010 MSSI researchers have generated over €30M in research income and over €20M in large capital grants. The MSSI Director is Professor Noel O’Dowd. www.ul.ie/mssi

University of Limerick (UL) MSSI
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