Eóin McEvoy

B.E. Biomedical Engineering, NUI Galway (2014)


Research Interests

  • Active Modelling of Cell Contractility
  • Multi-scale Cardiac Modelling
  • Soft Tissue Mechanics


McEvoy, E., Shishvan, S.S., Deshpande, V.S., McGarry, J.P. Thermodynamic modelling of the statistics of cell spreading on ligand coated elastic substrates, Biophysical Journal. doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2018.11.007

McEvoy, E., Holzapfel, G.A., McGarry, P., 2018. Compressibility and Anisotropy of the Ventricular Myocardium: Experimental Analysis and Microstructural Modelling. J. Biomech. Eng. doi:10.1115/1.4039947

McEvoy, E., Deshpande, V.S., McGarry, P., 2017. Free energy analysis of cell spreading. J. Mech. Behav. Biomed. Mater. 74. doi:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.06.006. Video Summary

PhD Thesis-in-3 (minutes) “Threesis” Presentation

Awards and Honours

  • 1st Prize for Best Overall Paper/Presentation (Bioengineering in Ireland 25, Castletroy Park Hotel) (2019)
  • 3rd Prize in ASME Paper Competition (8th World Congress of Biomechanics, Dublin, Ireland) (2018)
  • 3rd Prize in PhD Paper Competition (Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, Tucson, AZ) (2017)
  • Finalist in PhD Paper Competition (Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, Washington DC) (2016)
  • 3rd Prize in PhD Paper Competition (19th Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Symposium, QUB) (2016)
  • 1st Prize for Best Paper/Presentation in Biomechanics (Bioengineering in Ireland 22, Salthill Hotel) (2016)
  • Irish Research Council Postgraduate Fellowship (2015)
  • Hardiman Postgraduate Scholarship (2014)
  • University Scholar (2011, 2012, 2013)
  • All Ireland Undergraduate Scholarship (2010)


  • Associate R&D Engineer, Medtronic
  • Co-op Moulding Engineer, Vistakon (Johnson&Johnson)
  • Bio-electronic Engineering Intern, NUI Galway



Email:  eoin.mcevoy@nuigalway.ie