From being appointed as the first female engineering professor in Ireland in 1999, Prof. Eileen Harkin-Jones has now been recognised at the highest level in UK Engineering, being elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Claudia Mullan won the best student paper at the Air Transportation and Operations Symposium (ATOS) held in Delft in March 2011. She won it for her excellent paper “A Study of Aircraft Sub-system Impacts within a Value driven Design Framework”.
Rochelle O’Hara, a second year PhD student from Belfast, has won the prestigious 2009 IOM3 World Young Persons' Lecture Competition.
Rochelle was announced the winner of the World Young Persons' Lecture Competition Port Elizabeth, South Africa on October 14, receiving a certificate, a trophy and £700 in prize money.
Orla Brown, formerly of Sacred Heart Grammar School, Newry, was recently awarded best oral presentation at the 22nd Bioceramics conference held in Daegu, South Korea in October 2009. The conference was a multidisciplinary meeting, bringing together researchers from engineering, science, dentistry and medicine to share and discuss their latest achievements for future breakthroughs in the field.