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Chris Tierney

Chris Tierney

Digital Manufacturing Engineer, Northern Ireland Technology Centre

Dr Chris Tierney has multiple years’ experience in the use, deployment and development of digital manufacturing tools and methodologies, resulting in a career as a digital manufacturing engineer working alongside both local manufacturing industry and aerospace OEMs in European research consortiums. His current work focuses on the use of robotic simulations for cell design and offline programming, discrete-event simulation, real-time cost modelling and digital twin solution development. Dr Tierney’s future focus is on the development of smart design workflows that incorporate detailed analysis and manufacturing capabilities up-front in product lifecycles.