Professor Da-Wen Sun, from UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, has been conferred with Honorary Doctorate Degree from Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN) in Peru in recognition of his exceptional contribution and leading role for advancing food and biosystems engineering research and education at the global level.
Eighteen UCD master's students in Science, Engineering and related disciplines have been awarded bursaries by Intel as part of an ongoing strategic partnership between the multinational technology company and University College Dublin.
Professor Da-Wen Sun, UCD Professor of Food and Biosystems Engineering from UCD School of Agricultural and Food Engineering, has been elected as a foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Polish: Polska Akademia Nauk, PAN).
PolliNation, an early-stage start-up, has secured first place, winning the Sustainability LaunchPad Award 2017. David Gormley pitched the early-stage venture which looks to rent beehives to farmers, to increase farm yields and encourage the growth of the bee population. With the honey produced, they propose to produce an artisanal mead.
Thursday 30th November 2017 – The Irish Academy of Engineering today awarded its highest honour, the Parsons Medal, to leading Irish engineer and businessman Dr Edmond Harty. The Academy awards the Parsons Medal for Engineering Sciences to engineers or engineering scientists of exceptional ability in research or engineering technology. Dr Edmond Harty is CEO and Technical Director of Dairymaster.