Aislinn McAleenan, from Hilltown, who is playing her part in research which could revolutionise eye surgery.
A HILLTOWN woman has helped to develop potentially groundbreaking technology which will aid doctors in performing eye surgery.
Engineering graduate Aislinn McAleenan spoke to The Outlook about her experience as a woman in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and has offered some advice for other young women considering a similar career path.
This summer, Aislinn completed her Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a First Class Honours.
For her final year project, the 24-year-old collaborated with a team of fellow students to design a surgical robot with the potential of revolutionising eye surgery.
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