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A Boost for Wireless and Energy-Harvesting Technologies

One of the driving trends of the 21st century is technology’s ability to connect. Dr Elena Blokhina at UCD School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering is working on fundamental approaches to enabling even more efficient connection into the future.

She is developing new architecture for signal generation to facilitate 5G, the latest standard in wireless infrastructure, and she is designing energy-harvesting technology to enable small devices such as sensors to use nearby movement as a power source. The impact will be a more connected and sustainable web of devices.

Inspiring wind energy and wilderness projects win 2018 Sustainability and Energy LaunchPad Awards

Dublin, Ireland, 4 December 2018, Viridios, mediating wind energy developments in rural Irish communities, and Planet 0, a high-impact app that brings home the climate change impact of deforestation have been named joint first-place winners of the Sustainability and Energy LaunchPad Award 2018, announced this week at UCD.

UCD Professor made fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)

Professor John Sheridan of the UCD School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering has been made a fellow of The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA). The IMA exists to support the advancement of mathematical knowledge and its applications and to promote and enhance mathematical culture in the United Kingdom and elsewhere, for the public good.

Arup Scholarship Awards Ceremonies 2018

On friday November the 30th the first awards ceremony for the Arup Scholarship in Electrical Engineering and the Arup Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering were held at Nova UCD.

Shanghai Artificial Intelligence Lectures – a series of lectures

We would like to invite you to a series of 6 interactive and interdisciplinary lectures "Shanghai Artificial Intelligence”, which will focus on Embodied Artificial Intelligence. The aim of the lectures is to integrate science and humanities as well as to present the results of the latest research of recognized scientists into embodied artificial intelligence. It is also a large-scale educational experiment.

Intel awards bursaries and employee mentors to 16 UCD graduate students

Intel has reconfirmed its strategic partnership with University College Dublin awarding bursaries to sixteen graduate students in Science, Engineering and related fields.
Alongside €3000 to support their academic studies, each awardee will be linked with an Intel employee mentor to provide them with guidance and advice on career development.

Dr. Paul Cuffe of the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering receiving first prize in the UCD Engineering Mobility Design competition for his submission.

Dr. Paul Cuffe’s design, ‘Alley Cat’, seeks to develop a transformative technology for people with impaired gait velocity while being safe and cost competitive.