Dr. Eoin White
BSc. (Hons) Product Design & Technology, PhD (Medical Device Design) AIES, CSWP, ACU.
Eoin graduated from Product Design & Technology in UL in 2012, winning both the Designer of the Year and Most Innovative Product awards for his final year project. He then completed his PhD in Medical Device Design in 2017. He is currently involved in multi-disciplinary research in the field of colorectal laparoscopic surgery, encompassing human factors, design, biomedical engineering, and anatomical modelling. Eoin is a Certified Solidworks Professional (CSWP), an Autodesk Certified User (ACU), and an associate member of the Irish Ergonomics Society (AIES).
Eoin has a passion for graphic design, 3D modelling, cycling, running, swimming, and music.
Dr. Eoin White's Projects
Exploring opportunities to improve clinical outcome in laparoscopic abdominal surgery using human factors methods to identify specific design needs.
Dr. Eoin White's Publications
A novel approach to separation of the colon and mesocolon from the retroperitoneum during resection of the colon
Research-led anatomical visualisation, concept design, and testing metrics to aid in innovation in laparoscopic surgery.
Studying Patterns of Laparoscopic Surgery Instrument Use in Long Duration Colorectal Surgical Procedures
A case study was performed on the laparoscopic portion of a Sigmoid colectomy to pilot a method of categorising surgical instrument use during long duration colorectal procedures.
Developing a Framework to Understand Decision Making during Laparoscopic Procedures for Innovation in Colorectal Surgery
Developing preliminary framework to bridge the gap between the separate processes which affect surgeons’ decision making abilities.
Assessing Instrument Usage Patterns in Multiple Long Duration Colorectal Surgical Procedures to elicit design needs
Performing a case study on several separate high definition recordings of laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy procedures to assess the actions performed by the surgeon.
Creating Biofidelic Phantom Anatomies of the Colorectal Region for Innovations in Colorectal Surgery
Development of a replicated colorectal region for use in laparoscopic instrument innovation.
Design methodology for the application of rapid prototyping in the iterative design of organic forms, and limitations dictated by current computer aided design (CAD) packages.