NEWS & EVENTS
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.
Denis Dowling was awarded Institute of Materials Finishing (IMF) gold medal at its October AGM in Birmingham. This is the highest accolade given by the Institute and is presented from time to time for outstanding personal, scientific or technical achievement.
The prestigious IChemE Innovative Produce of the Year Award was presented to Dr O’Cearbhaill’s research team for a product inspired by, of all role-models, a parasitic worm.
John O’Donoghue, founder of surface technology company Enbio, is candid about the many challenges of getting a tech start-up off the ground.