The MET Technology Gateway is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the ERDF Northern and Western Regional Programme 2021-27

Dr Nireeksha Karode


Dr Karode received her Ph.D. in convergent technologies from Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland in the field of electroactive polymer using novel supercritical assisted processing technology in 2018. An Irish Research Council Government of Ireland scholar awardee for work in supercritical fluid assisted polymer processing for biomedical applications, she holds a primary degree and masters in Electronics and Communication Engineering with specialization in the fabrication of organic thin-film transistor for wearable application from University of Glasgow. She has over 8 years of applied research experience in academia and technical industrial roles as well as experience as technical lead in polymer processing and characterization techniques with key focus in translation of basic research to industrial application.

Dr Karode joined the Medical & Engineering Technologies (MET) Gateway, Galway in 2019 and is currently working on design translation of high resistance needle coating for single-fiber electromyography recording.