Case studies

Engineers Ireland publishes some of the most interesting case studies from ongoing engineering endeavours. If you have a project that you think should feature, please submit it to the editorial team at the Engineers Journal 

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Mars space project, emerging engineering & ‘Gone With The Wind’
Ilaria Cinelli, final year PhD student in biomedical engineering at NUI Galway, was selected as commander and emerging space leader by the Mars Society. Cinelli led an international mission, Crew 185, at the Mars desert Research Station in the Utah desert.
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Rehabilitation of Runway 06-24 at Shannon airport
In 2017, Shannon airport carried out the resurfacing of 75 per cent of its main runway, within extremely tight night-time possession windows.
Eight technologies that are revolutionising farming
Anne Keogh outlines the key technologies that are changing the roles of farmers and creating opportunites at an exciting time for the sector.
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History and restoration of Oak Park bridge
Ron Cox and Dermot O’Shea trace the history and restoration of the iron bridge at Oak Park near Carlow, which is celebrating its bicentenary this year
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Transforming the water industry in Ireland
Possibly the greatest challenge facing the water industry – comprising Irish Water and the 31 local authorities – at present is maintaining the resilience of service to customers.
Got a feature project?
If you have a project that you think should feature, please submit it to the editorial team at the Engineers Journal