The Zone featured 30 engineers working across a broad range of fields.
30 engineers created profiles. They included:
- Helena Mylise Sorensen, PhD student at Dublin City University
- Alan Diaz, PhD student at CONNECT Centre
- Jun Lin, research scientist at University College Cork
The winner of the Zone was Mike Hinchey, Head of Department of the Department of Computer Science & Information Systems at University of Limerick. Mike won €500 to deliver further engagement activities.
238 students from 9 schools across Ireland logged into the Zone.
77% of active students were from target schools: 73% from underserved schools and 13% from widening participation schools.
20 live chats took place during the activity: 14 were school classes booked by teachers and 6 were additional chats, open to all the students.
On average, 5 engineers attended each live chat.