Professor Drew Harrison joined the Physical Education and Sport Sciences department in April 1995. He has a B.Ed. (Hons) in Physical Education (Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow, 2003), an MSc by research in biomechanics (University of Strathclyde, 1987) and a PhD in Biomechanics (University of Salford, 1997). Drew is an Associate Professor in the Department, served as Department Head from 2006 to 2012. Drew established and co-directs the Sport and Human Research Centre and the Biomechanics Research Unit at the University of Limerick. He was President of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sport (2011-2013), received the Geoffrey Dyson award of ISBS in 2014 and was made an honorary life member of ISBS in 2015. Drew has authored or co-authored over 100 international peer-reviewed publications, 5 book chapters, one co-edited book on biomechanics and several international keynote presentations. Drew currently supervises 5 PhD and 2 MSc research students and has supervised 12 PhD and 11 Master degree completions in various areas of biomechanics research. He has also externally examined more than 20 PhD theses in various countries (Ireland, UK, Australia, Italy). He is a member of the editorial board for the peer reviewed journal 'Sports Biomechanics' and is a regular reviewer for many peer reviewed journals including: Journal of Biomechanics, European Journal of Sport Science, Sports Biomechanics, Journal of Applied Biomechanics, Medicine & Science in Sport & Exercise, Journal of Sport Sciences, International Journal of Sports Medicine and Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology. Drew is a World Athletics Elite Athletics Coach and has coached many track and field athletes at all levels including, European, World and Olympic Games.