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Professor Da-Wen Sun Elected as a Foreign Member of Polish Academy of Sciences

Professor Da-Wen Sun, UCD Professor of Food and Biosystems Engineering from UCD School of Agricultural and Food Engineering, has been elected as a foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Polish: Polska Akademia Nauk, PAN). The election is the highest lifetime honours bestowed by the Polish government. Professor Sun has been elected on the basis of his exceptional contributions to the development of agricultural and food engineering in Poland, and his extensive research collaborations with Polish scientists.

Irish Academy of Engineering award prestigious 2017 Parsons Medal to Dr Edmond Harty

Thursday 30th November 2017 – The Irish Academy of Engineering today awarded its highest honour, the Parsons Medal, to leading Irish engineer and businessman Dr Edmond Harty. The Academy awards the Parsons Medal for Engineering Sciences to engineers or engineering scientists of exceptional ability in research or engineering technology. Dr Edmond Harty is CEO and Technical Director of Dairymaster.

Professor Da-Wen Sun named as Highly Cited Researcher in the 3rd Consecutive Year

Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) has just published the list of 2017 Highly Cited Researchers, and Professor Da-Wen Sun, UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, has again made the list. This is the 3rd consecutive year that Professor Sun has been listed as a prestigious Highly Cited Researcher.

SwiftComply wins Startup World Cup qualifier

Irish start-up SwiftComply is to represent Ireland in the Startup World Cup after beating nine other Irish start-ups to emerge victorious in the qualifier.
The Startup World Cup is a global initiative developed by Fenox Venture Capital that offers start-ups the opportunity to win $1m funding at the world competition stage which takes place in May 2018 in San Francisco, California.