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Faculty of Engineering & Science STEM Graduate Award

Faculty of Engineering & Science STEM Graduate Award

Published on: Friday, 11 March 2016

CIT's Faculty of Engineerng & Science STEM Graduate Award has been introduced in CIT to recognise graduates whose work in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) has made a significant contribution in a professional context.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chief Executive Officer of PM Group
Dave Murphy > newslink

 

 

 

 

 

On the 24th November 2016, Dave Murphy was presented with a STEM Graduate Achievement award.

Dave is a Chartered Chemical Engineer and a graduate of Cork Institute of Technology (1985). In addition, he holds an MSc in Executive Leadership from the University of Ulster and is a Fellow of Engineers Ireland. Dave joined PM Group in 1989 and has worked in all areas of the business including process design, project and construction management, start-up, commissioning and qualification. Dave was appointed to the Main Board of PM Group in 2006 and became Group CEO in 2011. PM Group is an international project delivery company providing engineering, architecture, project management and construction services. The Group is headquartered in Ireland, employs over 2,200 personnel and operates across 35 countries.

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Harbour Master of Warrenpoint Harbour
Catríona Dowling > Newslink

 

 

 

On 29th April 2016, Catríona Dowling was presented with a STEM Graduate Achievement Award by the CIT’s Faculty of Engineering & Science at the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI).

Catríona is the Harbour Master of Warrenpoint Harbour, ranked as Northern Ireland’s second commercial port and ranked fifth on the island of Ireland. With 14 years of seagoing experience and 3 years of shore-based senior management experience supported by a MSc in Shipping Operations, she has developed a unique set of specialist skills and knowledge within the maritime industry.  

 

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Executive Chairman of Zenith Technologies 
Brendan O'Regan > NEWSLINK

On the 11th March 2016, the professional achievements of Brendan O’Regan, Founder and Executive Chairman of Zenith Technologies, have been recognised by the Faculty of Engineering & Science in CIT. Brendan was amongst the first graduates of CIT’s Instrument Physics programme and also graduated from the Stanford School of Business. 

Brendan is strongly committed to the advancement and promotion of STEM in Ireland. Amongst many other activities, he has been hugely supportive of new programme developments in CIT, providing student project and placement opportunities, as well as creating international employment opportunities for hundreds of local and international STEM graduates.

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PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERS IRELAND AND CEO OF FUJITSU (IRELAND) LTD. 
Regina Moran > Newslink 

On the 26th March 2015, the professional achievements of Regina Moran, President of Engineers Ireland and CEO of Fujitsu (Ireland) Ltd., were recognised by the Faculty of Engineering & Science in CIT. Regina, a Chartered Engineer, holds qualifications in Electronic Engineering and Business achieved in CIT, WIT and DCU.

In her role as CEO of Fujitsu Ireland, Regina leads a 350-strong team focussed on providing innovative ICT services to the public and private sector in the Irish marketplace. She is committed to bringing forward Fujitsu’s vision to create a Human Centric Intelligent Society, where the power of ICT is used to harness knowledge and continually drive new value and support sustainable growth.

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CONSULTANT ENGINEER
LOUISE ROE > NEWSLINK

On the 20th May 2014, the professional achievements of Louise Roe, consultant engineer in ESBI’s Generation Engineering Department have been recognised by the Faculty of Engineering & Science in CIT. Louise, a CIT mechanical engineer graduate, was recently selected to receive the Faculty’s STEM Graduate Achievement Award.

Originally from Innishannon, Co. Cork, Louise graduated from CIT in 2004, completing a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering. She then joined ESB International.  She is currently a consultant engineer in ESBI’s Generation Engineering Department and works on Irish and international power plant and gas pipeline projects.   She has worked in Ireland, the UK, and Spain in engineering and project management roles for power generation projects.

In 2011 Louise was announced as the first female winner of the Engineers Ireland Chartered Engineer of the Year Award.

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VMWARE LEADER
JOHN DOLAN > NEWSLINK

On the 14th March, 2014, the professional achievements of John Dolan, Vice President of Global Technical Support for VMware, based in Cork, have been recognised by the Faculty of Engineering & Science in CIT. John, a CIT electronics graduate, was recently selected to receive the Faculty’s STEM Graduate Achievement Award.

The global support organisation that John leads employs approximately 1,300 individuals based in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Prior to taking on this role, he led the VMware EMEA technical support organisation and was instrumental in establishing the overall Cork operation, being its first employee in Cork.

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Master Distiller
Brian Nation > Newslink

On the 11th March, 2014, the professional achievements of Brian Nation, Master Distiller at Irish Distillers, Pernod Ricard, were recognised by CIT's Faculty of Engineering & Science. Brian, a graduate of CIT’s Chemical Engineering programme, has been selected as the first graduate to receive the Faculty's STEM Graduate Achievement Award.

When Barry Crockett, Midleton Distillery’s long-serving Master Distiller, decided to retire in 2013 after working at the distillery for 47 years, Brian was chosen to be his successor. Now he plays a pivotal role at the distillery that makes a wide range of the world’s most respected whiskeys.

 

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