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UCD volunteers use 3D printing to produce PPE for front-line COVID-19 medical staff

A group of UCD researchers and engineers have produced 600 face shields to be used by front-line medical staff working on Covid-19 using the University's advanced manufacturing research facility. Using their expertise in 3D printing, a group of engineering volunteers have been working with colleagues in I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing based at UCD, to provide the much Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

UCD engineer leads Irish efforts in global race to build ventilators

The hunt to source more ventilators has become a major obstacle in the fight against Covid-19, and as many work on creating open-source versions of the much-needed medical device a UCD-led team have created several prototypes using 3D-printed parts and inexpensive components.

Minor Harbours of Ireland

The Minor Harbours of Ireland collection, an important record of the construction and evolution of small harbours in Ireland, is now available in UCD Digital Library. This collection contains the outputs to date of the Minor Harbours of Ireland project undertaken by UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy and led by principal investigator Elizabeth Shotton. Funded by the Irish Research Council, this project uses LiDAR-based surveys, in tandem with historic research, to examine the development of maritime engineering in small harbours in Ireland from the seventeenth century to the present.

Forbes ‘30 under 30 Europe' recognises two UCD graduates

Twins Conor and Ronan Burke, who both studied at the UCD School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, were recognised in the publication's 'Technology' section for their company Inscribe. Founded in 2017 by the Limerick brothers after they graduated, the company automates the process of identifying fraudulent documents.


UCD-based Inventors Help Create Ingenious Solutions to Everyday Problems for Extraordinary People on Big Life Fix

A brand new RTÉ series, BIG LIFE FIX, which commences tonight on RTÉ 1, challenges a group of 'fixers' - leading designers, engineers, computer programmers and technology experts, including two from University College Dublin (UCD), to create inventions that will transform people's lives.

Arup UCD Engineering scholarships 2019

Multinational engineering consultancy, Arup, has awarded 2019 scholarships to two UCD Master of Engineering students. Applications were sought from students entering the first year of the ME Electrical Energy Engineering, ME Mechanical Engineering, and ME Engineering with Business programmes. The 2019 winners were Dean Krutov, ME Electrical Energy Engineering, and Paul McGoldrick, ME Engineering with Business. The students were presented with their scholarship awards by Arup representatives John Leahy, Luke Stewart, and Seyma Dogan in UCD University Club on Monday 24th February 2020.