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Assoc. Prof. Michael Walsh

B.Eng. PhD.,

Research Interests

Research Interests:  Cardiovascular Hemodynamics,  Arteriovenous Access, Human diseased soft tissue characterisation

Professional Activities

Committee

  • 2007 Biomedical Engineering Division, Engineers Ireland,
  • 2006 American Society of Mechanical Engineers,

Employment

  • 2007 University of Limerick - Course Director, Biomedical Engineering

Association

  • 2006 Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 2005 Member, Engineers Ireland

Education

  • 2001 University of Limerick - Ph.D.
  • 1996 University of Limerick - B.Eng.

Patent

  • - The Prolong Graft for peripheral bypass surgery
  • - The Prolong II graft
  • - The Isolator Graft for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Publications

Book Chapter

2008

Numerical and Experimental Techniques for the Study of Biomechanics in the Arterial System
O'Brien, T; Walsh, M; Morris, L; Grace, P; Kavanagh, E; McGloughlin, T

2002

Validated Numerical Simulations of Blood Flow Through Idealised and Realistic Graft/Artery Junctions
Walsh, M; McGloughlin, T
Proceedings of Bioengineering in Ireland 8th Annual Conference

2002

Comparative Analysis of Finite Element and Finite Volume Methods for Blood Flow Through a Graft-Artery Junction
O'Brien TP; Walsh, M; McGloughlin, T
Proceedings of Bioengineering in Ireland 8th Annual Conference

Conference Publication

2010
2010

IFMBE Proceedings
Davis L.M., Callanan A., Piterina A.V., Doyle B.J., Walsh M.T., McGloughlin T.M.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-14515-5_36

2009

Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2008
Molony D.S., Callanan A., Doyle B.J., Morris L.G., Walsh M.T., McGloughlin T.M.

2009

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME SUMMER BIOENGINEERING CONFERENCE 2008, PTS A AND B
Carroll, GT; Devereux, PD; Callanan, A; McGloughlin, TM; Walsh, MT

2009

IFMBE Proceedings
Molony D.S., Walsh M.T., McGloughlin T.M.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-03882-2-271

2009

Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference 2009, SBC2009
Lawlor M., Kavanagh E., Grace P., McGloughlin T., Walsh M.

2009

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME SUMMER BIOENGINEERING CONFERENCE 2008, PTS A AND B
Molony, DS; Callanan, A; Doyle, BJ; Morris, LG; Walsh, MT; McGloughlin, TM

2009

Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2008
Doyle B.J., Callanan A., Walsh M.T., Vorp D.A., McGloughlin T.M.

2009

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME SUMMER BIOENGINEERING CONFERENCE 2008, PTS A AND B
Doyle, BJ; Callanan, A; Walsh, MT; Vorp, DA; McGloughlin, TM

2009

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME SUMMER BIOENGINEERING CONFERENCE - 2009, PT A AND B
Lawlor, M; Kavanagh, E; Grace, P; McGloughlin, T; Walsh, M

2009

IFMBE Proceedings
Doyle B.J., Callanan A., Walsh M.T., McGloughlin T.M.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-03882-2-235

2009

IFMBE Proceedings
O'Reilly D.S., Donoghue M.F., McGloughlin T.M., Walsh M.T.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-03882-2-592

2009

IFMBE Proceedings
Donoghue M.F., O'Reilly D., Walsh M.T.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-03889-1-114

2009

Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference 2009, SBC2009
O'Connell B.M., McGloughlin T.M., Walsh M.T.

2007

PROCEEDING OF THE ASME SUMMER BIOENGINEERING CONFERENCE - 2007
Molony, DS; Doyle, BJ; Callanan, A; Morris, LG; Walsh, M; McGloughlin, TM

2007

Proceedings of the Fifth IASTED International Conference on Biomechanics
Walsh, M; OBrien, T; Morris, L; Devereux, P; McGloughlin, T

2007

Proceedings of the Fifth IASTED International Conference on Biomechanics
OConnell, BM; Devereux, PD; Callanan, A; Carroll, GP; McGloughlin, TM; Walsh, MT

2006

Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics
OBrien, T; Walsh, M; Grace, P; Devereux, P; OCallaghan, S; Burke, P; McGloughlin, T

2006

Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics
Carroll, GT; Walsh, MT; McGloughlin, TM

2006

Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics
McGloughlin, TM; Walsh, MT; O Brien, TP

2006

Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics
Devereux, P; OBrien, T; Walsh, M; McGloughlin, T

2006

Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics
Walsh, MT; Devereux, PD; OBrien, TP; Grace, PA; McGloughlin, TM

2005

Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference
Devereux P.D., O'Callaghan S.M., O'Brien T., Walsh M., McGloughlin T.

2005

Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference
Carroll G.T., Morris L., Walsh M., McGloughlin T.

Other Publication

2013

The vascular potential of urinary bladder matrix an extracellular matrix material
Callanan, A,Walsh, MT,McGloughlin, TM
Irish journal of medical science

2011

X-bolt versus the dynamic hip screw (DHS): does this new design variation offer potential? A biomechanical study
O'Neill, F; McGloughlin, T; Lenehan, B; Coffey, JC; Condon, F; Walsh, M
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

2010

PRE-CLINICAL EVALUATION OF THE PROLONG (R) VASCULAR GRAFT
Carroll, GT; McGloughlin, TM; Grace, PA; Walsh, MT
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

2010

HIP AND MUSCLE FORCES IN HIP REPLACEMENT SUBJECTS
O'Reilly, D; Flannery, O; Donoghue, M; Condon, F; Walsh, M
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

2010

Factors that affect mass transport from drug eluting stents into the artery wall
O'Connell, BM; McGloughlin, TM; Walsh, MT
Biomedical Engineering Online DOI: 10.1186/1475-925X-9-15

2010

EXPERIMENTAL RUPTURE OF REALISTIC ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS: CAN RUPTURE LOCATIONS BE PREDICTED NUMERICALLY?
Doyle, BJ; Cloonan, AJ; Walsh, MT; McGloughlin, TM
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

2010

BIOMECHANICAL COMPARISON OF THE DYNAMIC HIP SCREW (DHS), THE X-BOLT AND THE DHS BLADE
O'Neill, F; McGloughlin, T; Condon, F; Walsh, M
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

2010

URINARY BLADDER MATRIX TUBULAR SCAFFOLDS AS A TISSUE ENGINEERED VASCULAR GRAFT
Callanan, A; Walsh, MT; McGloughlin, TM
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

2010

STRENGTH OF ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUE IN CAROTID ARTERY
Lawlor, M; Kavanagh, E; Grace, PA; Walsh, M
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

2010

Regenerative medicine, tissue engineering and vascular surgery: twenty first century clinical challenges
Shaikh, FM; Coakley, DN; Walsh, MT; McGloughlin, TM; Grace, PA
Irish Journal Of Medical Science DOI: 10.1007/s11845-009-0457-7

2009
2007

EFFECTIVENESS OF STROKE PREVENTION USING EMBOLIC PROTECTION DURING CAROTID ARTERY STENTING
Lawlor, M; Kavanagh, EG; Grace, PA; McGloughin, TM; Walsh, M
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

2000

The need for guidelines for surgical techniques to increase bypass graft patency rates
Walsh, M; McGloughlin, T; Grace, P
American Journal Of Pharmaceutical Education

1997

Blood Flow in Vascular Grafts,
McGloughlin, T; Walsh, M
American Journal Of Pharmaceutical Education

Peer Reviewed Journal

2014

On the potential of hydrated storage for naturally derived ECMs and associated effects on mechanical and cellular performance
Davis, LM,Callanan, A,Carroll, GT,Doyle, BJ,Walsh, MT,McGloughlin, TM
Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.32985

2013

Mechanical, biological and structural characterisation of in vitro ruptured human carotid plaque tissue.
Mulvihill JJ, Cunnane EM, McHugh S, Kavanagh EG, Walsh SR, Walsh MT
Acta Biomaterialia DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2013.07.012

2013

Variability of Computational Fluid Dynamics Solutions for Pressure and Flow in a Giant Aneurysm: The ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference CFD Challenge
Steinman, DA,Hoi, Y,Fahy, P,Morris, L,Walsh, MT,Aristokleous, N,Anayiotos, AS,Papaharilaou, Y,Arzani, A,Shadden, SC,Berg, P,Janiga, G,Bols, J,Segers, P,Bressloff, NW,Cibis, M,Gijsen, FH,Cito, S,Pallares, J,Browne, LD,Costelloe, JA,Lynch, AG,Degroote, J,Vierendeels, J,Fu, WY,Qiao, AK,Hodis, S,Kallmes, DF,Kalsi, H,Long, Q,Kheyfets, VO,Finol, EA,Kono, K,Malek, AM,Lauric, A,Menon, PG,Pekkan, K,Moghadam, ME,Marsden, AL,Oshima, M,Katagiri, K,Peiffer, V,Mohamied, Y,Sherwin, SJ,Schaller, J,Goubergrits, L,Usera, G,Mendina, M,Valen-Sendstad, K,Habets, DF,Xiang, JP,Meng, H,Yu, Y,Karniadakis, GE,Shaffer, N,Loth, F
Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.4023382

2013

An Analysis of Three Dimensional Diffusion in a Representative Arterial Wall Mass Transport Model
Denny, WJ,O'Connell, BM,Milroy, J,Walsh, MT
Annals Of Biomedical Engineering DOI: 10.1007/s10439-012-0730-1

2013

Mechanical, biological and structural characterization of in vitro ruptured human carotid plaque tissue
Mulvihill, JJ,Cunnane, EM,McHugh, SM,Kavanagh, EG,Walsh, SR,Walsh, MT
Acta Biomaterialia DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2013.07.012

2011

Wall Shear Stresses Remain Elevated in Mature Arteriovenous Fistulas: A Case Study
Carroll, GT; McGloughlin, TM; Burke, PE; Egan, M; Wallis, F; Walsh, MT
Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.4003310

2011

Dynamic hip screw versus DHS blade A BIOMECHANICAL COMPARISON OF THE FIXATION ACHIEVED BY EACH IMPLANT IN BONE
O'Neill, F; Condon, F; McGloughlin, T; Lenehan, B; Coffey, JC; Walsh, M
Journal Of Bone And Joint Surgery-British Volume DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.93B5.25539

2011

Experimental determination of circumferential properties of fresh carotid artery plaques
Lawlor, MG; O'Donnell, MR; O'Connell, BM; Walsh, MT
Journal Of Biomechanics DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2011.03.033

2010

A Computational Study of the Magnitude and Direction of Migration Forces in Patient-specific Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Stent-Grafts
Molony, DS; Kavanagh, EG; Madhavan, P; Walsh, MT; McGloughlin, TM
European Journal Of Vascular And Endovascular Surgery DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2010.06.001

2010

Engineering Silicone Rubbers for In Vitro Studies: Creating AAA Models and ILT Analogues With Physiological Properties
Corbett, TJ; Doyle, BJ; Callanan, A; Walsh, MT; McGloughlin, TM
Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.4000156

2010

Demonstrating the Influence of Compression on Artery Wall Mass Transport
O'Connell, BM; Walsh, MT
Annals Of Biomedical Engineering DOI: 10.1007/s10439-010-9914-8

2010
2009

Extracellular matrices as advanced scaffolds for vascular tissue engineering
Piterina, AV; Callanan, A; Davis, L; Meaney, C; Walsh, M; McGloughlin, TM
Bio-Medical Materials And Engineering DOI: 10.3233/BME-2009-0598

2009

An Experimental and Numerical Comparison of the Rupture Locations of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Doyle, BJ; Corbett, TJ; Callanan, A; Walsh, MT; Vorp, DA; McGloughlin, TM
Journal Of Endovascular Therapy DOI: 10.1583/09-2697.1

2009

Fluid-structure interaction of a patient-specific abdominal aortic aneurysm treated with an endovascular stent-graft
Molony, DS; Callanan, A; Kavanagh, EG; Walsh, MT; McGloughlin, TM
Biomedical Engineering Online DOI: 10.1186/1475-925X-8-24

2009

Vessel asymmetry as an additional diagnostic tool in the assessment of abdominal aortic aneurysms
Doyle, BJ; Callanan, A; Burke, PE; Grace, PA; Walsh, MT; Vorp, DA; McGloughlin, TM
Journal Of Vascular Surgery DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2008.08.064

2009

Fluid-structure interaction of a patient-specific abdominal aortic aneurysm treated with an endovascular stent-graft.
Molony D.S., Callanan A., Kavanagh E.G., Walsh M.T., McGloughlin T.M.
Biomedical Engineering Online

2009

Experimental modelling of aortic aneurysms: Novel applications of silicone rubbers
Doyle, BJ; Corbett, TJ; Cloonan, AJ; O'Donnell, MR; Walsh, MT; Vorp, DA; McGloughlin, TM
Medical Engineering & Physics DOI: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2009.06.002

2009

In Vitro modelling of an abdominal aortic aneurysm to determine rupture location
Doyle, BJ; Corbett, TJ; Callanan, A; Walsh, M; Vorp, DA; McGloughlin, TM
Journal Of Endovascular Therapy

2009

Improved assessment and treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms: the use of 3D reconstructions as a surgical guidance tool in endovascular repair
Doyle, BJ; Grace, PA; Kavanagh, EG; Burke, PE; Wallis, F; Walsh, MT; McGloughlin, TM
Irish Journal Of Medical Science DOI: 10.1007/s11845-009-0318-4

2009

Realistic Temporal Variations of Shear Stress Modulate MMP-2 and MCP-1 Expression in Arteriovenous Vascular Access
Carroll, GT; McGloughlin, TM; O'Keeffe, LM; Callanan, A; Walsh, MT
Cellular And Molecular Bioengineering DOI: 10.1007/s12195-009-0089-z

2008

Geometrical Enhancements for Abdominal Aortic Stent-Grafts
Molony, DS; Callanan, A; Morris, LG; Doyle, BJ; Walsh, MT; McGloughlin, TM
Journal Of Endovascular Therapy DOI: 10.1583/08-2388.1

2007
2006
2005

3-D numerical simulation of blood flow through models of the human aorta
Morris, L; Delassus, P; Callanan, A; Walsh, M; Wallis, F; Grace, P; McGloughlin, T
Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.1992521

2005
2005

Mass transport disturbances in the distal graft/artery junction of a peripheral bypass graft
Devereux, PD; O'Callaghan, SM; Walsh, MT; McGloughlin, T
Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal Of Engineering In Medicine DOI: 10.1243/095441105X34446

2005

Computational investigations of a new prosthetic femoral-popliteal bypass graft design
O'Brien, TP; Grace, P; Walsh, M; Burke, P; McGloughlin, T
Journal Of Vascular Surgery DOI: DOI 10.1016/j.jvs.2005.08.016

2005

A New Approach to Peripheral Bypass Graft Design.
O'Brien, T; Walsh, M; Grace, P; McGloughlin, T
Journal Of Vascular Surgery

2005

That hemodynamics and not material mismatch is of primary concern in bypass graft failure: An experimental argument
O'Brien, T; Morris, L; Walsh, M; McGloughlin, T
Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.1992532

2005

Injection-moulded models of major and minor arteries: the variability of model wall thickness owing to casting technique
O'Brien, T; Morris, L; O'Donnell, M; Walsh, M; McGloughlin, T
Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal Of Engineering In Medicine DOI: 10.1243/095441105X34347

2003

On the existence of an optimum end-to-side junctional geometry in peripheral bypass surgery - A computer generated study
Walsh, MT; Kavanagh, EG; O'Brien, T; Grace, PA; McGloughlin, T
European Journal Of Vascular And Endovascular Surgery DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2003.08.004

2003

On using experimentally estimated wall shear stresses to validate numerically predicted results
Walsh, M; McGloughlin, T; Liepsch, DW; O'Brien, T; Morris, L; Ansari, AR
Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal Of Engineering In Medicine DOI: 10.1243/09544110360579286