Write your own book

The Path to the Secrets of Superhero Science: The Heroes, The Science and The Writing

Barry W. Fitzgerald was born in Limerick, Ireland on October 30th 1979, almost a year after the release of Superman. He works at the Eindhoven University of Technology as a postdoctoral researcher in the Chemical Engineering Department. When he’s not watching superhero films, Barry is an avid runner and plays guitar and sings in a band. He has watched the 2012 film The Avengers more than 40 times and his superpower will always remain a closely kept secret.

What science did Tony Stark need to develop the incredible Iron Man suit?

What is the science behind Sue Storm's power of invisibility?

The answers to these and many more superpower-related questions can be found right here in Secrets of Superhero Science. Dr Barry W. Fitzgerald takes you on a captivating journey through the science behind the superpowers of some of your favourite superheroes. Barry will also talk about the process of writing a book and the self-publishing steps.


Wednesday 21 September, 12:45 - 14:00 hrs


Helix STC 0.01

Group Size

Max. 150 students


T.S.V. 'Jan Pieter Minckelers'