Electronic and Computing

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The Electronic and Computing division provides members with a professional and social network for developing their knowledge base and fostering potential business opportunities.



Electronic and Computing division members work in software development and testing, including the gaming industry; mobile and fixed line telecommunications; internet services; embedded systems development and signal processing. Members have the opportunity to learn and share experiences with their peers and with representatives from the associated industry groups at events organised by the division.

Electronic and Computing Videos 

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Electronic and Computing News 

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Electronic and Computing in the Engineers Journal

Recent outages prove need for transparency around internet infrastructure

Society has taken leap of faith in cloud computing but analysis and regulation is limited, writes former Engineers Ireland president Chris Horn.

Remembering Percy Ludgate, Ireland’s first computer scientist

In 1914 the Cork man described a completely novel mechanical computer, writes former Engineer Ireland president Dr Chris Horn.

The ‘no-code’ approach is very popular but it comes with a dilemma

A new approach to software is needed that not only makes it convenient to build but automatically ensures it is error-free, writes former Engineers Ireland president Chris Horn.

The global pandemic has resulted in a shortage of computer chips

Many more molecules than all the stars in the universe sit in a teaspoon of water: think about that as you stir your next cup of tea, writes former Engineers Ireland president Chris Horn. 

Designing customised 'brains' for robots

A new system devises hardware architectures to hasten robots’ response time.

Dr Lynette Keeney on rethinking memory storage and the appeal of STEM careers

Dr Lynette Keeney is based at Tyndall National Institute where she is looking at new ways to store data. She is the recipient of two Royal Society-SFI University Research Fellowships for her contribution to deep tech research. In this interview she talks about her academic career and the importance of STEM advocacy.


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Benefits of selecting the Electronic and Computing division
Keep up-to-date with latest industry developments and emerging trends. Access the best events in your area, all part of your CPD. Meet with colleagues and industry experts. Get timely updates on events taking place in the sector.

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Our committees arrange and host technical presentations, discussions, debate and social events in our regions and represent the group at liaison committee. If you are interested in being a part of this, please contact one of the team

Electronic and Computing Division Committee Member documentation
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