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.
This week Intel Ireland unveiled their 17 Women in Technology scholars at a special awards presentation held in Dublin on Wednesday November 18th, of which seven were UCD Engineering students. This is the fourth year of the Women in Technology program for Intel in Leixlip where the initiative was introduced following the success of the same program which has been supported by Intel in Shannon since 2006.
Both recipients are adjunct professors at UCD and have been recipients of numerous awards and are published extensively internationally.
UCD Graduate and adjunct Professor Dr David Burke was recently recognised at the most prestigious event in the University calendar, the UCD Foundation Day Alumni Awards, which took place last Friday 13th November in O'Reilly Hall.
A new environmentally friendly torrefaction process for converting biomass to bio-coal discovered and developed by Prof. K. Ravindranathan Thampi and Mr. Robert Dowdall of the UCD School of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering won the last week's Enterprise Ireland Competition Start Fund of €50,000.
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