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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

2007

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

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

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

2010

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

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

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

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

2009

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

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

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

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