The Roads and Transportation society is for engineers with an interest in road and rail design, transport planning and traffic engineering.
The Active Travel Series shares knowledge on the planning, design and delivery of walking and cycling schemes. The free-to-attend webinars are delivered by the National Transport Authority in collaboration with the Engineers Ireland Roads and Transportation Society. Learn more here.
While the rail sector is warily slow at introducing new technologies due to the long time it takes to plan and build new lines and vehicles, there are a number of technical innovations in development that, if adopted, could make the trains of tomorrow both faster and safer, writes Saikat Dutta, research fellow in railway mechatronics systems, University of Birmingham.
The key to creating and maintaining the Roman Empire was its roads, which would be a marvel of engineering even today.
Leuven, Belgium, has been named the 2020 European Capital of Innovation for its use of innovation to improve residents’ lives.
Self-driving cars, or connected and automated vehicles, are closer than ever to becoming a mainstay on our roads. Already, many modern cars have self-driving capabilities – now the next step is full automation.
Millions of planes, trucks, trains and ships were plunged into a massive experiment, disrupting supply chains as national borders closed and industries shut down. Researchers and industry are now looking to see if any of the changes will stick.
Lunaz Design reinvented the Rolls-Royce Phantom V as all-electric for a new generation of luxury.
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.
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.