NEWS & EVENTS
Dr. Eoin O’Cearbhaill and Prof. Eoin Casey will form part of a consortium aimed at developing new treatments for diabetes. The DRIVE (Diabetes Reversing Implants with enhanced Viability and long-term Efficacy) consortium involves 14 partners from seven European countries and will create 13 jobs in Ireland.
The Master of Engineering with Business, under its director Dr Eamonn Ambrose, received the award of Postgraduate Course of the Year-Engineering at the 2015 GradIreland Awards.
Dr. Eoin O’Cearbhaill has been awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship for 2 years on a project entitled “MICROPOD - MICROPOrous Devices for next-generation therapeutic delivery”.
Dong Quan, whos is working on a PhD under Prof. Alojz Ivankovic , won the Peebles Award for Graduate Student Research. His paper was titled "Damage behavior of core shell rubber particles toughened epoxy adhesives using J-CDNT test", and the work has applications in the automotive and aerospace industries.
Dr. Aisling Ni Annaidh, lecturer in the School of Mechanical Engineering, was presented with a Charlemont Award on Monday 16th February to host incoming researcher, Dr. Sara Roccabianca from Michigan State University. They will work on a project entitled ‘Skin Mechanics, Growth & Remodelling: Unraveling The Early Development Of Melanoma’.
A graduate of UCD Mechanical Engineering has won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Patrick Joy is the founder and chairman of Louth-based firm Suretank, the world’s largest manufacturer of cargo-carrying units for offshore oil and gas industry.