Rigorously trained and creative, engineers, architects and landscape architects are vital to achieve a knowledge-based, sustainable future. The UCD College of Engineering and Architecture is a key player in this future.
In collaboration with industry, the College carries out research, training and technology transfer. Our courses at undergraduate and graduate level are developing constantly to reflect our changing environment; offering students and researchers diverse and exciting opportunities to fulfil their study and career ambitions. The UCD Bachelor of Engineering and the UCD Bachelor of Architecture are consistently the first choice for Irish Leaving certificate students. The contributory factors to this popularity are as follows: World Rankings, Accreditation, Research and Internships.
UCD Associate Professor Finola O’Kane, has recently won a major US book prize for her work on Landscape History.
On Sunday 22nd May the Tiernan Byrne Memorial Maths Event took place in Trim, County Meath in Tiernan's memory. Tiernan was a UCD Civil Engineering Graduate, continuing post-graduate research at PhD level before his untimely passing in 2014.
UCD Engineering Graduates Association (EGA) recently hosted a round-table discussion on gender balance with Engineers Ireland, chaired by Engineers Ireland’s first female president Prof Jane Grimson (1999-2000) and attended by the director general of Engineers Ireland, Caroline Spillane.
Home relocations or land-use recategorisation could be utilised in future as part of the OPW's plans to improve flood defences
Flooding was, yet again, a hot topic for the media and a very real problem for many members of the public last winter, so it was very appropriate that the UCD Engineering Graduates Association (EGA) addressed the issue of flood defences at its 2016 Spring Panel Discussion on 21 April. In recent years, this annual event has focused on other timely subjects such as the banking bailout, water, manufacturing jobs, energy, food, engineering education and the digital future. (report by EGA President PJ Rudden)
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