Tech

Conference generates insights on future of engineering educationDecember 2, 2019

On October 30, Engineers Ireland hosted a one-day conference focused on Irish engineering education in an international context and within the framework of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and Dr Diarmuid Ó Briain provides an overview of its presentations

Civil

The Creative Engine project – innovation and creativityDecember 2, 2019

The Creative Engine partners aim to help organisations embrace innovation and develop new ideas, and to ensure that engineering learners are equipped with the knowledge required to boost their employability opportunities, entrepreneurial capability and ability to become leading engineers, write DCU's K Martins, A Morrissey and JG Carton
Mech

Problem Based Learning: Case study of teaching mechanical engineering designDecember 2, 2019

This article presents a case study of how TU Dublin has addressed the question of how to teach students real world engineering skills relating to design and manufacturing, the objective being to help engineering graduates to be more effectively prepared for the challenges of professional engineering practice once they enter the workforce
Elec

Why a focus on transport and mobility is keyDecember 2, 2019

The world around us is constantly changing and as we move through our lives, our needs change; what does not change is our fundamental need to be mobile – to get to the places we want to go, to see those that we want to see and to do the things we want or need to do, writes Dr Lorraine D'Arcy

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