Dr Tom Curran awarded prestigious Fullbright scholarship

14th June 2017 

Dr Curran is a lecturer in the UCD School of Biosytsems and Food Engineering, Director of the MSc Environmental Technology Programme and a member of the Institute. As a Fulbright-TechImpact Scholar, Tom will be hosted by North Carolina State University to develop an early warning system for sewer network blockages caused by 'fatbergs'. Tom is an expert in the development of 'fatbergs' and has made frequent media contributions on this issue. 

Recipients include students, academics and professionals from 15 third level Institutions across Ireland and Europe. These Awardees will go to top US institutions to study and collaborate with experts in their field.



Pictured, Dr Tom Curran receiving his award from the Chair of the Fulbright Commission Ireland Board, Professor John Hegarty