Natural Computing Research and Applications Group researchers win the 2017 Bronze Award for Human-competitive Artificial IntelligenceNatural Computing Research and Applications Group researchers win the Bronze Award for Human-competitive Artificial Intelligence for their work on "Automatic Innovative Truss Design with Grammatical Evolution" at the HUMIES Awards held at ACM GECCO in Berlin this week. The work formed the basis for civil engineering postgrad Dr Michael Fenton's PhD and was undertaken in collaboration with ....
Prof John Kelly awarded ESB Outstanding Contribution to Engineering award at the 2017 Engineers Ireland Excellence AwardsProf. John Kelly, former UCD Registrar, former Dean of the UCD Faculty of Engineering, and emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering was presented with the ESB Outstanding Contribution to Engineering Award at the 2017 Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards.
UCD honorary degree for Sir Ciarán Devane;UCD has conferred an honorary degree on Sir Ciarán Devane, Chief Executive of the British Council. Ciarán, a native of Dublin, Ciaran was appointed Chief Executive of Macmillan Cancer Support in 2007. The charity is one of the largest in the UK and provides healthcare information, support and financial assistance to millions of cancer sufferers across Britain.
The Winner of the Irish Academy of Engineering Parsons Medal for Engineering Sciences 2016 is Professor Tony Fagan of the UCD School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering.Professor Fagan’s field of excellence is Digital Signal Processing (DSP), a discipline crucial to the modern world of high-speed communications, the internet, multimedia content and modern medical imaging.
Prof. John Sheridan has been elected a fellow of the Optical Society of AmericaProf. John Sheridan has been elected a fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) on October 19, 2016.
Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional association in optics and photonics, home to accomplished science, engineering, and business leaders from all over the world.