NEWS & EVENTS
The joint UCD-Bekaert Centre will engage in cutting edge research into wire products for applications as diverse as reinforced concrete and book binding.
Barry Brophy, lecturer in Technical Communications in the school, has written a series of articles on technical presentations to be featured over the next five fortnightly editions of The Engineers Journal.
Carl Brinkman, a 5th year mechanical engineering student, made the final presentation for the victorious team in the 24-hour Universal Design Hackathon, 2015. The team was made up of professionals from the industry, academics and students.
Kevin Doherty has seen off competitors from the UK, US, Brazil, Malaysia, Australia, Singapore, South Africa and Hong Kong to win the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining World Lecture Competition.
Third year students - Aaron Collier, Michael Purcell, Robert Fenlon, Daniel Cullen – from the Mechanical and Electrical/Engineering schools won the ESB Engineering Challenge event for the second year running.
UCD is leading the XRMON experiment in the MASER sounding rocket program which aims to explore the effect – by eliminating it – of gravity on metal solidification (casting).