The Kilogram Zone ran for 4 weeks in March 2021 and was funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).
The Zone featured 30 engineers working across a broad range of fields.
Over the month, students voted for their favourite engineer. At the end of the Zone, the engineer with the most votes was Mike Hinchey. As winner, Mike gets €500 to spend on further public outreach projects.
Here’s what he had to say about being crowned the Kilogram Zone winner…
Thanks to the moderators for giving some short breaks – the questions came fast and furious. It was a very well-organised event.”