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Hi There!!! I’m Aisling I’m a 26 year old Carlow girl living in Edinburgh since 2013. I studied civil engineering in NUI Galway for four years. After my degree I moved to Edinburgh where I got a masters in renewable energy in Edinburgh Napier University. From this I got offered a scholarship to do a PhD. My area of research is to investigate the thermal performance of the electric vehicle. Currently I am half way through and all going well another 18 months to go.
I love being around people and being out and about. I joined a community choir to meet new people in Edinburgh and enjoy singing as part of a team. I love watching sport especially GAA. Moving away from home makes you realise how important my country and culture is and I think in the last 3 years I’ve become more Irish (if that’s even a thing).
I love to travel and experience new cultures, chocolate, musicals, going for coffee, being outside and spending time with friends and family. I don’t like spicy food, my phone at times and the rain.
If I could meet someone I would love to have met Audrey Hepburn. For me she oozes class. She was a beautiful, classy and intelligent lady. Richard Branson has also been an inspirational figure to me.
My dream would be someday to work with Elon Musk in the Tesla factory and stay in R&D to continue the growth of the electric vehicle while moving towards sustainable transport.