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School of Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering

Martin Evans

Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineers of the Year 2012


Danny Allen, Patrick Byrnes and Richard Childs

Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineers of the Year 2011 and Meeta Student Award Winners 2011


Rian Edman

Winner of the Babcock Award, European Mechanical Engineering Student of the Year 2011

Winner of the Oscar Wilde Gold Medal, Engineering and Mechanical Sciences, 2011 Undergraduate Awards of Ireland and Northern Ireland


Louise Connolly

CIT Mechanical Engineering Graduate, Engineers Ireland Chartered Engineer of the Year 2012 at the EI Excellence Awards


Kieran O’Callaghan

CIT Mechanical Engineering Graduate, European Student Innovator of the Year 2012


Connor Barry

CIT Mechanical Engineering Graduate, GradIreland Graduate Employee of the Year 2012


 

Major International achievements

  • Two European Laureate of Innovation First Place Award -  European Student Innovator of the Year 2014 and 2012 - European Student Innovation Finals - Innovact Reims France (2014, 2012)
  • Nine First Places and Seven Runner Up Finalists in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Best Medical Engineering and Design and Development of a Biomedical Device Competitions, London (2015, 2014, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005)
  • European Science Engineering and Technology Best European Mechanical Engineering Student One First Place and One Runner Up Babcock Award - SET Finals London UK (2013, 2011)
  • Two Enterprise Ireland/Invest Northern Ireland Think Outside the Box Academic Innovation Awards (2012, 2009)
  • One European Laureate of Innovation Third Place Award – European Student Innovation Finals - Innovact Reims (2010) 
  • Two Gold Medals Undergraduate Awards of Ireland and Northern Ireland Engineering/Mechanical Sciences (2011, 2010)
  • Seven First Places and Six Runner Up Finalists in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Best Medical Engineering and Design and Development of a Biomedical Device Competitions, London (2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005) 
  • One Global Student Entrepreneur Finalist Award sponsored by the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation in conjunction with Mercedes-Benz Financial at the GSEA Finals in Kansas City, Missouri, USA (2009)
  • One SOFE Paris Second Place Award - Institution of Mechanical Engineers (2009)
  • One First and One Second Place in the ISEA International Sports Engineering Competition, London  
  • Two Queen’s Silver Jubilee awards for Best Mechanical Engineering Degree Project in Ireland and Britain 
  • One Genius 2000 Award for Best New Invention at the Nuremburg Inventors’ Fair Two Society of Manufacturing Engineering Outstanding Young Engineer Worldwide Award
  • Two Society of Manufacturing Engineering Outstanding Young Engineer Worldwide Awards
  • Three First Places for Best Published and Presented Paper at the International Manufacturing Conference

National student successes

  • Eleven Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Awards sponsored by Siemens (2014 L8, 2013 L8, 2012 L8, 2011 L7, 2009 L7, 2008 L8, 2007 L7, 2006 L8, 2005 L8, 2004 L8, 2003 L8) 
  • Five Enterprise Ireland I.Mech.E Speak Out for Engineering Awards (2014, 2013, 2007, 2006, 2004) 
  • Five MEETA Asset Management and Maintenance National Awards (2014, 2013(x2), 2011, 2006)
  • One 2015 AECOM Environmental Student National Award Sligo 2015
  • One CADFEM Ireland and Ansys Users Conference EI HQ Dublin Best Presentation Paper (2014)
  • Two Enterprise Ireland / Invest Northern Ireland Young Entrepreneur of the Year First Place Award ( 2013, 2007)
  • Four Cruickshank Most Technologically Innovative Project First Place Award  (2013, 2009, 2008, 2007)
  • Seven Enterprise Ireland / Invest Northern Ireland National Awards of Merit  (2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007)
  • One GradIreland Graduate Employee of the Year First Place Award Mansion House Dublin (2012)
  • One NCBI Inclusive Technology Showcase Grand Prize Wood Quay Dublin (2012)
  • Three Abbott Ireland Intern of the Year Awards (2012, 2011, 2009)
  • Two Enterprise Ireland / Invest Northern Ireland Academic Innovation Awards (2012, 2009)
  • One Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - Inaugural “ Best in Class ”  Engineering Education Award (2011)
  • One Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - ESB Award for Outstanding Contribution to Engineering (2011)
  • One Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - Chartered Engineer of the Year (2011) 
  • One Inaugural Enterprise Ireland / Invest Northern Ireland Young Entrepreneur of the Year Solving Problems for Industry €7,500 Award (2009)
  • Two HP Invent Awards for Best Science/Engineering/IT project in Ireland

 

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