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Alexis & Guillaume are conducting research into Irish roads using radio controlled cars

Alexis & Guillaume are interns in the UCD School of Civil Engineering using sensors to determine the profile of the roads in Ireland and it all begins with a remote controlled car. This is being done as part of the SIRMA project.

Bristol-Myers Squibb-UCD Strategic Partnership - Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering Lectures

Over the past two academic years, as part of the Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS)-UCD Strategic Partnership, the UCD School of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering has welcomed experts in bioprocessing technology from the BMS campus at Cruiserath to Belfield, as guest lecturers. The lectures, delivered as part of a total of 6 core modules within the Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering, Chemical Engineering with Biochemical Engineering Minor and Biopharmaceutical Engineering degree programmes, have provided undergraduate and postgraduate students with invaluable opportunities to gain a real insight into the commercial application of chemical and bioprocess engineering principles within a modern biopharmaceutical facility.


UCD Researchers Develop a “Pallet-Integrated” Wireless Dynamometer for CNC Machines

Dr Eamonn Ahearne and Dr Szymon Baron have developed a pallet-integrated wireless dynamometer for monitoring the component forces in milling on platform CNC machines. The system is demonstrated in the linked video on a DMG Mori Ultrasonic 20 Linear (awarded to UCD by the “Machine Tool Technologies Research Foundation”).

3D printing competition invites you to ‘Shape the Future’ for a sustainable world

(Dublin, July 31st) -- What does sustainability mean to you? Efficiency? Recycling? A better way of living? I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing, and science engagement specialists Gallomanor are running a nationwide competition to turn an idea for sustainability into 3D-printed reality.

UCD Researcher Awarded ERC Proof-of-Concept Funding for Parkinson’s Disease Project

Dublin, Ireland, 25 July 2019, A University College Dublin (UCD) researcher, Professor Madeleine Lowery, is among 62 European Research Council (ERC) grant holders who have today been awarded an ERC Proof-of-Concept or ‘top-up’ grant of €150,000 to explore the commercial or societal potential of their ERC-funded frontier research results.


Professor Da-Wen Sun tops the World Ranking in ESI Highly Cited Papers

The Essential Science Indicators (ESI) database from Clarivate Analytics has been updated as of 11 July 2019, to cover a 10 year and 4 months period, 1 January 2009 – 30 April 2019, and a total number of 68 papers published by Professor Da-Wen Sun have been designated by ESI as “Highly Cited Papers”, ranking Professor Sun on the 1st place in Agricultural Sciences in the World.