Professor Da-Wen Sun Elected as a Foreign Member of Polish Academy of SciencesProfessor 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 Takes Top Spot at Sustainability LaunchPad Awards 2017PolliNation, 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.
Irish Academy of Engineering award prestigious 2017 Parsons Medal to Dr Edmond HartyThursday 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.
Intel continues its commitment to Women in TechnologyThis week at a special ceremony held in Dublin Intel Ireland unveiled its 2017 Women in Technology scholars as well as the recipients of its Women in Technology award.
Two UCD undergraduate Engineering students were among this year’s scholarship recipients. UCD's scholar recipients are Laura Nagle and Aoife Brennan.