Academic society logoThe 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.

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Engineers build LEGO-like artificial intelligence chip

The new design is stackable and reconfigurable, for swapping out and building on existing sensors and neural network processors.

Multiple choice: How UCD and Imperial College London startups joined forces to create souped-up EV charging system

An ingenious solution for charging multiple electric vehicles drives the first joint startup from University College Dublin and Imperial College London.

Faster computing results without fear of errors

Researchers develop a new system that can make computer programs run faster, while guaranteeing accuracy.

Campus unveils new Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel

A state-of-the-art facility replaces a nearly 80-year-old MIT campus landmark to become the most advanced wind tunnel in US academia.

Exploring emerging topics in artificial intelligence policy

The second AI Policy Forum Symposium convened global stakeholders across sectors to discuss critical policy questions in artificial intelligence.

OCEOSMP – a new real time operating system for multicore embedded systems

OCEOSMP allows task deadlines to be specified and if missed takes application specific action, writes Professor Michael Ryan. In addition, it provides time-based services that allow output of data bits and task start requests be set to occur in a specific system time window irrespective of task scheduling.


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