Dr Donal Cotter is a Research Associate in the School of the Built Environment. He works within the Centre for Sustainable Technologies with specific expertise in energy storage and heat pump technologies. He has a MSc degree in Energy and Building Services Engineering (2008-12) and a PhD in building energy storage (2012-16) from Ulster University.
He is a member of the Institute of Engineers of Ireland (IEI), Energy Institute (EI) and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
Dr Cotter has experience working in construction, mechanical engineering and project management roles spanning 15 years.
Current research projects include the development and testing of high temperature heat pumps and associated thermal energy management systems.
2012 → 2016
2008 → 2012
2006 → 2008
Bachelor, Dundalk Institute of Technology
1993 → 1994
Dundalk Institute of Technology
1989 → 1991
Project Manager (Management and Construction)2006 → 2010
Project and Team Management, IBM2000 → 2006
Engineering and Customer Service1996 → 2000
- Q Science (General)
- Renewable Energy
- TH Building construction
- TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery