Ayşe Nur Karayel
UCC Energy Transition Offshore Renewable Energy
University College Cork


Ayşe is an intern at MaREI in University College Cork where she is working and assisting on various coastal engineering and marine renewable energy projects. Her work involves a combination of numerical modelling of offshore renewable energy technologies, physical model testing, field surveys and the associated data analysis. She is spending her time working on the Ireland-Wales funded Selkie project which requires both numerical and physical modelling of a wave energy array.


  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (2015-2018)
  • MSc in Civil Engineering (2020- 2023)
Feature Project


Ireland and Wales have a large wave and tidal resource, which has the potential to provide significant low carbon energy. The development of successful MRE sector will lead to the production of clean electricity, job creation and technology export to a worldwide market.

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