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MSD awards prizes for Best Research Project 2016-17 and Best Engineering Research Project poster 2017-18

MSD awards prizes for Best Research Project 2016-17 and Best Engineering Research Project poster 2017-18

Published on: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

Noreen Mackey has won the MSD Prize for best Engineering Research Project poster, delivered at the 2018 Engineering Exhibition.  Noreen’s project was with Biomarin and titled: “Optimisation of initial ultrafiltration / diafiltration yields for product X”.  The photo shows MSD's Paul Phillips presenting the prize to Noreen, with Dr. Barry O'Connor, CIT  President (left) and Dr. Michael J. O'Mahony, Head Dept. of Process, energy & Transport Engineering.  Noreen has been recruited by Irving Oil.

 

Irving also had a showing in the 2016-17 Best Research Project.  This Medal was presented by MSD also.  It was won by Naina Thomas for her project: “Optimisation of multicomponent distillation column”, based on one of Irving’s columns, where Naina undertook her placement.  Naina is currently in Uganda and the Medal and prize were accepted by her brother, Noble, from MSD's David Keogh.