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UCD team wins prestigious ESB Inter-Colleges Challenge 2020

University College Dublin students Aoife Cunningham (from Kildare), Scott Mulligan (Dublin), Allannah Duffy (Mayo) and Benjamin Fitzpatrick (Dublin) will represent Ireland at the international engineering and commerce competition, ENGCOMM 2021 after their team won this year’s ESB Inter-Colleges Challenge.

Engineers Ireland’s Engineering Excellence Digital Series

Engineering Excellence Digital Series, held in association with ESB, recognising Ireland’s Engineering Community in 2020.

Digital Animation for Educators

As part of the Learning Enhancement Projects Funding Scheme, the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering is offering an intensive 3 day course on 3D animation for educators.

George Vathakkattil Joseph, a Ph.D. student in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering has come runner-up in the ThesisIn3 competition at UCD for his talk titled: "In-Sync: Learning to compute from fireflies".

ThesisIn3 is an annual competition for research students to showcase their work to a non-specialist audience using an entertaining yet informative 3-minute talk. George spoke about his work on synchronization and neuromorphic computing painting a lucid picture of fireflies flashing in synchrony.

Intel’s Colm Farrell named as Adjunct Professor at UCD

Colm Farrell, Engineering Manager at Intel, has recently been appointed as Adjunct Professor to UCD’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering.
As Adjunct Professor, Mr. Farrell brings to the role a 29-year career at Intel and is an expert in semiconductor manufacturing. He currently manages a team of 450 people and is a senior leader in Intel.

UCD Engineers Receive 2019 NovaUCD Innovation Awards

NovaUCD today announced the winners of its annual innovation awards. A total of 7 Awards, including the 2019 NovaUCD Innovation Award, were revealed during a virtual event, to highlight successes made in areas of commercialisation, consultancy, entrepreneurship and the promotion of an innovation culture, by members of the UCD community