‌Magdalena Hajdukiewicz is a graduate of Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland where she obtained a Master of Civil Engineering. The topic of her dissertation was 'Technological and economic analysis of a deep retrofit of a large residential precast concrete building'. In 2013 she completed her PhD, as part of the NEMBES project, under the supervision of Dr. Marcus Keane at NUI Galway. The topic of her PhD thesis was 'Formal calibration methodology relating to CFD models of naturally ventilated internal environments'.  

Currently, Magdalena is a senior postdoctoral researcher and an adjunct lecturer in the College of Engineering and Informatics at NUI Galway. Magdalena is involved in a number of research projects, including Built2Spec (funded by the EC under the Horizon 2020 programme), and  nZEB-RETROFIT (funded by the Science Foundation Ireland). 

Research interests

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); 
  • CFD modelling and physical measurements of indoor environments; 
  • physical measurements of structural and environmental performance of buildings; 
  • control optimisation of energy efficient buildings; 
  • weather Monitoring. 

Contact details

Magdalena Hajdukiewicz, M.Eng., Ph.D., MIEI
Eng-1023, Engineering Building
Department of Civil Engineering 
NUI Galway 
University Road, Galway, Ireland 

Landline: +353 91 49 2733

Skype: magdalena.hajdukiewicz