Gerry Woods

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Lecturer LII


Tel: 01 220 6794

Gerry Woods lectures mainly in Manufacturing and Robotics, Computer aided design, Rapid prototyping, Industry 4.0. He is involved in TU Dublin EV Formula student project and has experience in a wide variety of applied Industry based projects involving the design build and test of new products. Has also worked with Northern Ireland Engineering companies on new product development in conjunction with the Intertrade Ireland Fusion programme.

Research Interests

Robotics, Robotic 3D metal printing, Product design, Industry 4.0.


  • Best student Experience Award for Formula student project at the National Education Awards 2018.
  • TU Dublin/ SUI Teaching Hero Award 2021.


  • Woods, G. McNally, A. Design and development of a low cost respiratory monitoring system for use with MRI scans Irish Manufacturing Conference, IMC Aug 2002
  • Hanley, J. Woods, G. Design and development of a Elastomeric Equine boot Irish Manufacturing Conference IMC Aug 2002.
  • Kelly, I., Woods, G. McNally, A. Adjuvant method to control respiration during breath-hold dependent imaging ( (RSNA conference Chicago Dec 2002).
  • Cunningham, A. Woods, G. Examining the effects of wear on ground engaging tips (excavator tips) International Conference on Materials Energy and Design 2006.
  • Hickey, J. Woods, G. Design and Analysis of a wrap and stack system at Tanco Engineering Irish Manufacturing Conference IMC Aug 2007 .
  • Keating, K. Woods, G. O Callaghan M. A methodology for programme development and accreditation under Engineers Ireland’s accreditation criteria. International Technology Education & Development conference Valencia 2007
  • Duffy, P., Woods, G., Walsh, J., Caplier, C. On-Line Realtime Water Quality Monitoring and Control for Swimming Pools. International Manufacturing Conference, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, September, 2009.
  • Duffy, P., Woods, G., Walsh, J., Kane, M. Online Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring and Control System. International Computing, Communications and Control Technologies Conference,ICCT, Orlando, USA, April, 2010.
  • Kennedy, Woods, Forrest: Development of an air intake and exhaust system for a race car. Proceedings ITRN conference UCC Sept 2011.
  • McHale, D. Woods G. Reddington, B. McGrath, M. McEvoy ,D. Evolving an Innovative Design Education Environment “The Formula Student Story” EPDE Annual Conference DIT, Bolton St Sept 6th
  • Woods, G Design of a Battery Pack and Accumulator for a Formula Student Electric vehicle Inspire Conference TU Dublin 2019.



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