Claire Bergin
PhD Student
Postgraduate Student
UCD Climate Action, Blue Economy Offshore Renewable Energy


Claire is a PhD student (2020-2024), funded in this program by MaREI. She is part of the Wave Group in University College Dublin’s School of Mathematics and Statistics under the supervision of Professor Frederic Dias and Doctor Vikram Pakrashi.

Her research interests include wave-breaking and the effect of rainfall on the amplitude of water waves. This work is closely related to that of the ERC HighWave project.


Claire graduated with a degree in Applied and Computational Mathematics from University College Dublin in 2019. During this time, she worked in UCD’s Mathematics Support Centre and tutored various mathematics modules in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.