Research Interests

  • ​​Biofouling control in reverse osmosis desalination systems
  • Novel chemical cleaning strategies for the removal of biofilm in spiral-wound membrane elements
  • Modification of feed spacer geometry for biofouling control

Education Profile

  • ​​M.Sc., Analytical Chemistry, Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland, 2013
  • B.Sc., Pharmaceutical and Forensic Analysis, Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland, 2010

Professional Profile

  • ​​​2010: Environmental Laboratory Analyst, Roche Ireland Limited, Ireland
  • 2009: Quality Assurance Specialist, Roche Ireland Limited, Ireland

Scientific and Professional Memberships

​​Environmental Science Association of Ireland (member)


  • ​​LIT President's Commendation in recognition of voluntary engagement - Limerick Institute of Technology, 2012
  • Graduate Research Office (GRO) Scholarship - Limerick Institute of Technology, 2010

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Division of Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE)