Sponsors of the EGA Gold Medal & Award Ceremony

The UCD Engineering Graduates Association would like to thank all those listed below for their continued support:

Student Awards

Roughan O'Donovan (ROD) - Sponsors of the Roughan O’Donovan Prize
Sponsor Info: ROD is one of Ireland's leading civil, environmental and structural engineering consultancies. We plan, design and manage major infrastructure projects, both nationally and internationally. Our five key markets are bridges, buildings, environmental, transportation and water. Notable current and recent projects in 2018 include Sunderland's Northern Spire Bridge cable-stayed structure in England, the 40km of the A6 in Northern Ireland, Dollymount Promenade Cycleway in Dublin, Irish Motorway Operation Services Enhancement and the National Children's Hospital Satellite Centres in Dublin.
AbbVie - Sponsors of the AbbVie Achievement Award in Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering Practice: 
Sponsor Info: AbbVie is a global pharmaceutical company, committed to the innovative discovery, development, production and marketing of medicines which make a significant impact on specific diseases and their managements. AbbVie currently operates in 5 locations in Ireland.
Martin McAdam - Sponsor of the Pat McAdam Scholarship
Sponsor Info: Martin McAdam is a UCD Chemical Engineering graduate (1982). The Pat McAdam Scholarship in Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering was established in memory of Pat McAdam, at the request of Martin McAdam, to celebrate and honour the life and work of his late wife, a much-loved teacher. The purpose of the scholarship is to celebrate Pat McAdam’s life as a teacher and her talent with students - the talent that encouraged her students to strive for more, to learn more and to want to be more; to promote and support excellence in Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering education.
Martin McAdam - Sponsor of the McAdam Travel Bursary
Sponsor Info: Martin McAdam is a UCD Chemical Engineering graduate (1982) and former CEO of Aquamarine Power, a Scottish Energy company which developed “the Oyster”, an innovative technology to generate electrical power from wave power. Martin generously sponsors the McAdam Travel Bursary, initiated in 2013, as an award for which both Stage 2 and Stage 3 Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering students are eligible.
PM Group - Sponsors of the PM Group Kevin Kelly Design Award
Sponsor Info: PM Group is a 100% employee owned, international project delivery firm. Our team of 2,400 people manage the design, construction and commissioning of high-tech facilities.  We are world leaders in the pharma, food, medtech, data centre and energy sectors. Our reputation is built on great people who deliver real results for our clients. Their dedication and flexibility are the foundation of our success.
Mark Carthy - Sponsor of the Carthy Graduate Research Project Award
Sponsor Info: Mark Carthy, a UCD Chemical Engineering Graduate from the Class of 1982, and now Managing Partner, Orion Healthcare Equity Partners, Boston, USA, has, since 2008, supported an award for the highest-ranking Research Project(s) submitted by Final Year students. The inaugural recipient of the Award was Mark Jenkinson (BE 2008).
Mark Carthy - Sponsor of the Carthy Travel Award
Sponsor Info: Since 2013, Mark Carthy has also funded travel awards for undergraduate students through the  Carthy Travel Award. For students who may have a personal project, non-standard internship or social or altruistic venture that they could not pursue because of the lack of some financial aid, Mark offers to support the travel costs associated with the venture. The award is intended for students who wish to achieve a personal goal which may or may not be directly linked to Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering but would contribute to a broadening of a student’s individual development.
Deloitte - Sponsors of the Deloitte Masters in Engineering Management Medal
Sponsor Info: Deloitte Ireland has over 2,700 people providing audit, tax, consulting and corporate finance services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries.
Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Sponsors of the IMechE Awards
Sponsor Info: As a global community of mechanical engineers represented in over 140 countries, the Institution is the largest network of mechanical engineering knowledge, skill and opportunity in the world. With an ever growing membership based outside the UK, we develop and maintain key partnerships with leading multi-national employers to ensure their technical workforces are trained to the highest standard. IMechE annually sponsor the four following awards: Best Student Certificate, Best Project Certificate, Institution Project Award and the Frederic Barnes Waldron Best Student Award.
Cylon - Sponsors of the Cylon Awards for Excellence in Electrical & Electronic Engineering Project
Sponsor Info: Cylon was founded in 1985 by Sean Giblin, a University College Dublin graduate and has now become the largest privately owned manufacturer of building control systems in Europe. The company provides smart energy control systems for buildings and has been used in industrial, commercial, educational and medical facilities.
Prof James G. Lacy- Sponsor of the James G. Lacy Award for Project Excellence in M.E. Programmes
Sponsor Info: The award has been instituted in honour of Professor James G. Lacy, Professor Emeritus in the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering. It has been made possible through continued generous donations by Liam Madden, a former Electronic Engineering graduate from UCD, who is currently Vice President of the Xilinx Corporation based in Silicon Valley, California. 
McElroy Associates - Sponsors of the McElroy Engineering Award in Structural Engineering with Architecture
Sponsor Info: McElroy Associates carry out work in the Design, Project Management and Construction Supervision of building projects for international and Irish clients.  Founded in 1991, they operate primarily in the industrial sector across a range of pharmaceutical, healthcare, process and food industry companies and offer a comprehensive range of services in Civil, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Project Management and Quantity Surveying. 

UCD Architecture Graduates Association (AGA)

The AGA simultaneously host the presentation of the the following Gold Medal with sponsors Arup:

Arup - Sponsors of the  Arup Gold Medal for Architecture
Sponsor Info: Arup is one of the largest engineering consulting firms in Ireland, with over 550 qualified and accredited engineers and staff in its four offices. Arup have delivered a number of landmark projects since its foundation in 1946 including the design of Busáras, the Irish national bus company headquarters, which was Arup's first project in Ireland. More recent projects include the award winning Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport, the M50 motorway, Swords BRT Scheme and the Tallaght and Clondalkin Movement Framework Plans, helping to shape the modern infrastructure of the city and surrounding areas.

UCD EGA Gold Medals

UCD Engineering Graduates Association supports excellence in Engineering by annually awarding EGA Gold Medals to the final year students in each of the Engineering disciplines who demonstrate excellence amongst their peers. The EGA Gold Medals are generously supported by the following companies:

RPS Group Plc - Sponsors of the RPS Civil Engineering Gold Medal
Sponsor Info: RPS is a global consulting firm of 5,500 creative professionals of whom 600 are currently in Ireland. We have planned, designed and managed the construction of some of Ireland’s largest projects. Notable RPS projects include the M50 Motorway, Corrib Onshore Gas Pipeline, LUAS Bridges, Dublin’s principal Water Treatment Plant at Ballymore Eustace, Carlow Flood Relief,  Dublin Airport Second Runway and EU Green Capital Cities Project for the EU Commission.
Arup - Sponsors of the Structural Engineering with Architecture Gold Medal
Sponsor Info: Arup is one of the largest engineering consulting firms in Ireland, with over 550 qualified and accredited engineers and staff in its four offices. Arup have delivered a number of landmark projects since its foundation in 1946 including the design of Busáras, the Irish national bus company headquarters, which was Arup's first project in Ireland. More recent projects include the award winning Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport, the M50 motorway, Swords BRT Scheme and the Tallaght and Clondalkin Movement Framework Plans, helping to shape the modern infrastructure of the city and surrounding areas.
SK Biotek - Sponsors of the BMS Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering Gold Medal
Sponsor Info: Headquartered in Seoul, Korea, SK Group is ranked in the Top 100* on the Fortune Global 500 list; creating value by taking the initiative in the field of energy and chemicals, information, telecommunications, semiconductors; employing over 84,000 associates globally with annual revenue of US$122 billion. SK Biotek Ireland is a contract development and manufacturing organisation with over 50 years of active pharmaceutical ingredients manufacturing experience. The organisation, based in Swords, Co. Dublin, has almost 400 associates on campus, comprising of scientists, chemists, engineers, quality professionals carrying out research, development, manufacturing and marketing roles.
SSE Airtricity - Sponsors of the SSE Airtricity Electrical Engineering Gold Medal
Sponsor Info: Ireland’s second largest energy provider, supplying greener electricity and natural gas to 800,000 homes and businesses on the island.
S3 Group - Sponsors of the S3 Electronic Engineering Gold Medal
Sponsor Info: S3 Group is a technology company that provides software products to operators, OEM's, semiconductors and healthcare providers. S3 Group is also a leading provider of connected health consultancy services to healthcare providers, medical device vendors, primary care trusts, home healthcare agencies, accountable care organizations, and disease management companies.
Crospon - Sponsors of the Crospon Biomedical Engineering Gold Medal
Sponsor Info: Established in 2006 by chairman and chief executive John O’Dea and with offices in the US and Ireland, Crospon’s experienced team designs and manufactures medical devices that allow clinicians to assess the real-time effects of their interventions during endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures.
CRH plc - Sponsors of the CRH Mechanical Engineering Gold Medal
Sponsor Info: CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group. With a commitment to improving the built environment its products cover the breadth of building materials demand from foundations, frame and roofing, to interior spaces and the outdoor environment, and are used in the construction and maintenance of infrastructure, residential and commercial projects worldwide. In Ireland, CRH companies include Irish Cement, Roadstone and Clogrennane Lime as well as Northstone and Farrans, which operate in Northern Ireland.
AbbVie - Sponsors of the Abbvie Engineering with Business Gold Medal
Sponsor Info: AbbVie is a global pharmaceutical company, committed to the innovative discovery, development, production and marketing of medicines which make a significant impact on specific diseases and their managements. AbbVie currently operates in 5 locations in Ireland.
FDT Consulting - Sponsors of the FDT Biosystems Engineering
Sponsor Info: FDT offers consultancy and project management services and has specific expertise in process design, process support, energy efficiency and sustainability, and asset care. FDT operates in the beverage, pharma, bio-pharma, food, dairy and medical device sectors.