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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 Spin-Out Company, APC, named Irish Pharma Company of the Year - SME 2016

Dublin, Ireland, 13 October 2016, APC Ltd, a University College Dublin (UCD) Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering spin-out company, has won the prestigious Pharma Industry Awards 2016 ‘Pharma Company of the Year – SME’. This is the second time APC has won this award, having previously been a recipient in 2014.

Engineering Professor Sheridan Elected as a Fellow of The Optical Society of America.

UCD’s Professor John Sheridan has been elected as a Fellow of The Optical Society of America (OSA). This huge honour has been bestowed on Professor Sheridan in recognition of “His leadership in the promotion of optics education, research and commercial development, especially in his native Ireland.” As an OSA Fellow, Professor Sheridan will join a distinguished group of members who have served the Society and the optics and photonics community with distinction.

Prof. Tom Brazil has been elected President of the IEEE Microwave Theory & Techniques (MTT) Society, for 2018.

This weekend, in Hangzhou, Prof. Tom Brazil was elected President of the IEEE Microwave Theory & Techniques (MTT) Society, for 2018. He will also serve as President-Elect during 2017. This is an enormously prestigious accolade, and a recognition of the esteem in which Tom is held worldwide.

UCD leads €6m Horizon 2020 project to improve air quality in European cities.

Researchers at UCD will lead a consortium of international scientific institutions in a new €6m Horizon 2020-funded research project to improve the air quality of several European cities. In the context of climate change, iSCAPE (Improving the Smart Control of Air Pollution in Europe) aims to develop sustainable strategies to treat and reduce air pollution in these cities and reduce their carbon footprint.


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