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Dr Patrick Walsh

PhD

Research Interests

Active research fields include, fluid dynamics; aerodynamics; heat transfer; microfluidics; sustainable energy technologies; biofluidic technologies; and novel fan/heat sink technologies. These topics are pursued through both basic research and commercialization activities.

Professional Activities

Patent

  • 2011 US20110141693 A1 - Cooling Device
  • 2010 WO2010016046 - A Cooling Device
  • UNI054 - A Cooling Device

Employment

  • 2010 Cork Institute of Technology - Lecturer in Sustainable Energy
  • 2009 University of Limerick - Lecturer in Civil Engineering (Energy) - Member of Stokes Institute
  • 2007 University of Limerick - Senior Research Fellow
  • 2006 University of Limerick - Research Fellow
  • 2002 Stokes Research Institute, University of Limerick - Research Engineer, Postgraduate Student
  • 2002 IBM Microelectronics Division Ltd. - Engineer
  • 2001 IBM Microelectronics Division Ltd. - Engineer

Award

  • 2006 - PhD in Engineering 2006
  • 2004 - Sir Bernard Crossland Award 2004
  • 2002 - Best Co-Operative Education in College of Engineering 2002
  • 2002 - Advanced Scholars Award 2002

Education

  • 2006 University of Limerick - Ph.D.
  • 2002 University of Limerick - B Eng

Association

  • 2001 Ordinary Member, Engineers Ireland

Language

  • English
  • Irish

License

  • A Cooling Device
  • Cooling Device

Publications

Book Chapter

2011

Non-Boiling Two Phase Flows in Microchannels
Muzychka, YS; Walsh, EJ; Walsh, PA; Egan VM
Handbook of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics

Conference Publication

2010
2009

Proceedings of the ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference 2009, HT2009
Stafford J., Walsh E., Egan V., Walsh P., Muzychka Y.S.

2007

ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering and Summer Heat Transfer Conference
Walsh, EJ; Walsh, P; Grimes, R; Punch, J; Egan, V

2005
2004
2004
2003

MICRO-ELECTRO-MECHANICAL SYSTEMS (MEMS) - 2003
Walsh, EJ; Walsh, PA; Grimes, R; Davies, MRD

Other Journal

Other Publication

2011

Cooling Device
Walsh, EJ; Walsh, PA; Grimes, R; Punch, J;
International Patent Offices

2010

A Cooling Device
Walsh, EJ; Walsh, PA; Grimes, R; Punch, J
International Patent Offices

Peer Reviewed Journal

2013

Review and Extensions to Film Thickness Prediction in Taylor Flows
Howard, JA; Walsh, PA
International Journal Of Multiphase Flow DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2013.04.005

2011

Heat Transfer Enhancement Using Laminar Gas-Liquid Segmented Plug Flows
Muzychka, YS; Walsh, EJ; Walsh, P
Journal Of Heat Transfer-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.4002807

2011
2010

Active cooling of a mobile phone handset
Grimes, R; Walsh, E; Walsh, P
Applied Thermal Engineering DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2010.06.002

2010

Active Cooling of a Mobile Phone Handset
Grimes, R; Walsh, EJ; Walsh, PA
Applied Thermal Engineering

2010

Simple Models for Laminar Thermally Developing Slug Flow in Noncircular Ducts and Channels
Muzychka, YS; Walsh, E; Walsh, P
Journal Of Heat Transfer-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.4002095

2010

Heat transfer model for gas-liquid slug flows under constant flux
Walsh, PA; Walsh, EJ; Muzychka, YS
International Journal Of Heat And Mass Transfer DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2010.03.007

2010

A Novel Approach to Low Profile Heat Sink Design
Stafford, J; Walsh, E; Egan, V; Walsh, P; Muzychka, YS
Journal Of Heat Transfer-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.4001626

2009

An Experimental Study on the Design of Miniature Heat Sinks for Forced Convection Air Cooling
Egan, V; Stafford, J; Walsh, P; Walsh, E
Journal Of Heat Transfer-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.3110005

2009

On viscosity measurements of nanofluids in micro and mini tube flow
Egan, VM; Walsh, PA; Walsh, EJ
Journal Of Physics D-Applied Physics DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/42/16/165502

2009

Profile scaling of miniature centrifugal fans
Walsh, P; Egan, V; Grimes, R; Walsh, E
Heat Transfer Engineering DOI: 10.1080/01457630802293555

2009

Pressure drop in two phase slug/bubble flows in mini scale capillaries
Walsh, E; Muzychka, Y; Walsh, P; Egan, V; Punch, J
International Journal Of Multiphase Flow DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2009.06.007

2009

Thermal Analysis of Miniature Low Profile Heat Sinks With and Without Fins
Egan, V; Walsh, PA; Walsh, E; Grimes, R
Journal Of Electronic Packaging DOI: 10.1115/1.3144150

2009

Correlating viscous scaling effects in miniature centrifugal flow fans
Walsh, PA; Walsh, EJ; Grimes, R
American Soc Mechanical Engineers J. Electronic Packagi

2009

Acoustic Emissions From Active Cooling Solutions for Portable Devices
Walsh, E; Walsh, P; Punch, J; Grimes, R
Ieee Transactions On Components And Packaging Technologies DOI: 10.1109/TCAPT.2009.2027605

2008

Thermal Management of Low Profile Electronic Equipment Using Radial Fans and Heat Sinks
Walsh, E; Walsh, P; Grimes, R; Egan, V
Journal Of Heat Transfer-Transactions Of The Asme DOI: 10.1115/1.2977602

2007

On the out-of-plane divergence of streamtubes in planar mini-scale flow focusing devices
Walsh, PA; Walsh, EJ; Davies, MRD
International Journal Of Heat And Fluid Flow DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2006.05.006

Published Report

2011

Current State-of-the-Art & Gap Analysis
Menzel, K; Walsh, P; Duffy, A; Duffy, M; Hryshchenko, M; Hurley, G; Keane, M; O’Mathuna, C; O’Sullivan, B; Provan, G.

2011

Strategic Research Roadmap
Menzel, K; Walsh, P; Duffy, A; Duffy, M; Hryshchenko, M; Hurley, G; Keane, M; O’Mathuna, C; O’Sullivan, B; Provan, G.