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Students celebrate victory at the ‘Shaping Your Future’ 3D printing innovation challenge

Transition Year students from Loreto College, Mullingar have been named the winners of the ‘Shaping Your Future’ 3D printing innovation challenge. More than 100 students from four Midlands schools have been competing in the ‘Shaping Your Future’ programme since September, run in partnership by I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing at University College Dublin, and IMR, a Mullingar-based manufacturing research centre. The programme is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Discover call.

Eight UCD Schools win Athena SWAN awards for gender equality commitment

Eights Schools at University College Dublin have won Athena SWAN Bronze awards for their commitment to gender equality.
Recognised for their efforts on gender equality, the UCD School of Medicine, UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science, and UCD College of Engineering and Architecture, made up of six Schools, received the honour.

CIGRE Young Member Showcase

The Young Member showcase is a major event in the NGN’s calendar and it is the largest CIGRE Ireland event dedicated to young members. It gives young members a chance to present their work in front of industry experts and to win a sponsored trip to next year’s Paris session!

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.

The 2nd AET Symposium on SMART and ACSM Manufacturing (AETS2019), a high-level international conference that will be held at University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland on the 16th - 17th of August 2019.

On behalf of the conference chairman Professor Fengzhou Fang and the organizing committee, we warmly welcome you to join the event.
Eight distinguished speakers from across the world have been invited to share their in-depth knowledge and insight addressing the smart manufacturing and atomic & close-to-atomic scale manufacturing (ACSM).