The Academic society is a special interest group for engineers who lecture or conduct research in third-level institutions or graduate students who aspire to careers in academia.
Its mission is to promote the advancement of academic standards in engineering and facilitate and organise activities for key academic groups. It aims to develop and disseminate a body of knowledge for engineers working within the academic community which will also serve those engineering professionals with an interest in academic topics. Members can benefit from: Networking with colleagues Networking with industry experts Keeping up to date with the latest events, technical presentations and access to research and support material. Attending events, courses, site visits and customised seminars to advance their continuous professional development.
Prof Padraic O’Donoghue has been professor of civil engineering at NUI Galway since 1997, after previously having worked in University College Dublin as a lecturer in civil engineering for seven years.
A study about a 2,050-year-old Roman tomb has uncovered some interesting information about the nature of Roman-era concrete. Despite being a very ancient technology, the durability of this material has long stumped experts, until now.
Long-term study of Melbourne, Australia, shows how urban development and change affects pedestrians, not just automobiles.
The transaction-based communications system ensures robot teams achieve their goal even if some robots are hacked.
Humans find AI to be a frustrating teammate when playing a cooperative game together, posing challenges for 'teaming intelligence', study shows.
New chip eliminates the need for specific decoding hardware, and could boost the efficiency of gaming systems, 5G networks, the internet of things, and more, find researchers at Maynooth University, MIT and Boston University.
Being a member of the Engineers Ireland community shows your commitment to delivering excellence in engineering. As our member, we support your professional development and help you to expand your career at home and abroad.