Gerald Gallagher


BE Mech Eng MSc CEng MIEI


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Gerald Gallagher


BE Mech Eng MSc CEng MIEI


School of Mechanical and Design Engineering


Technological University Dublin




Gerald Gallagher


BE Mech Eng MSc CEng MIEI


School of Mechanical and Design Engineering


Technological University Dublin



About Me


I am a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Assistant Lecturer in the School of Mechanical and Design Engineering at TU Dublin Bolton Street with a special interest in fluid simulation, parallel programming and computer hardware.

My research experience primarily lies in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) with application to biofluids, smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) and finite element analysis (FEA), and I have industrial experience working in building information modelling (BIM) environments for the construction of semiconductor plants.

As part of my PhD research under the supervision of Professor Fergal Boyle, I am currently developing a red-blood-cell-incorporating CFD software package for cardiovascular-system fluid flow analysis. The software being developed is a 3D C++ CUDA Lattice Boltzmann Immersed Boundary Blood Solver (CULBIBBS) for coupling with a state-of-the-art spring-network-based red blood cell model.

I enjoy building computers, experimenting with new software packages and developing snippets of code in MATLAB and C++ to solve problems, and I will share code that might be useful to other students and researchers in the Codes section.


Header image: Velocity magnitude contours for flow over a stationary sphere (simulated using the CULBIBBS software package)