Zone Archive

There’s links here to all the engineers in all the zones of I’m an Engineer.

Each column can be reordered (click on the title). Or you can always use CTRL-F to search for a particular engineer, topic or zone.

Name Institute About me and my work Zone name Date
Caoimhe O'NeillQueen’s University BelfastI’m a Civil Engineer and I am researching new ways to build big structures using wood grown in Ireland instead of concrete or steelKelvin ZoneNovember 2014
Colin KeoghUniversity College DublinEngineer researching advanced energy technologies (Solar panels, Biomass fuels, Algae/Seaweed Fuels) and 3D Printing technologies.Kelvin ZoneNovember 2014
David TaylorTrinity College DublinI break things, I study how they break, and I try to stop them from breaking.Kelvin ZoneNovember 2014
Katie MahonBCD Engineering in Charleville, Co. CorkI design tanks and pressure vessels for the drink & drug industry (pharmacy drugs of course!)Kelvin ZoneNovember 2014
Lisa PhelanBoston Scientific, Research and Development Engineer at Boston Scientific – CaliforniaKelvin ZoneNovember 2014
Ashley CulbertCrown Foods and Bord na Mona.I manage the development of wind energy projectsEnergy ZoneNovember 2014
Catherine ConaghanIntergrated Environmental Solutions (IES)I manage large European engineering projects that develop brand new ways to save energy in buildingsEnergy ZoneNovember 2014
John GingEirGrid I perform technical studies of demand and generation connecting to the electricity system.Energy ZoneNovember 2014
Laura TobinUniversity College Dublin (LOA)I’m a PhD Researcher in Optical EngineeringEnergy ZoneNovember 2014
Ray Alcorn1. University College Cork 2. My Own company that I have just startedGetting Power from the ocean. From waves,from tides and from wind.Energy ZoneNovember 2014
Padraic MorrisseyI currently work as an Optical Engineer in the Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC) at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork. Lasers aren’t just found in James Bond films but surprisingly are also a huge part of how the internet works; in my job I develop new ways of using lasers to make the internet faster!Boole ZoneFebruary 2015
Aislinn CoghlanMSDI am a chemical engineer in a big pharmaceutical companyBoole ZoneFebruary 2015
Fiona Edwards MurphyUniversity College CorkI am pursuing a PhD in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), which is also known as the “Internet of Things”, this involves allowing a whole range of everyday objects (a fridge, toys, car etc.) to communicate with each other and connect to the internet. The application for this technology which I have chosen is monitoring beehives. Boole ZoneFebruary 2015
Nathan QuinlanNational University of Ireland GalwayI find out how liquid, gas and heat move, in anything from artificial heart valves to wind turbines to aeroplane engines. Boole ZoneFebruary 2015
Sinead QuirkeIrish Aviation AuthorityI work with a great team to make sure that flying is safe and secure for everyone travelling on an Irish airplane or using Irish airportsBoole ZoneFebruary 2015
Alex JaegerUniversity College CorkEngineering student in Biomedical DevicesMetre ZoneNovember 2015
Antonio Vargas-GonzalezGoogle I make programs to find bad webpages in the internets.Metre ZoneNovember 2015
Christina LynchI’m about to start a new role in Microsoft, moving from SAPI’m a Support Engineer that solves problems for customers all aroung the world everyday.Metre ZoneNovember 2015
Martin O'HalloranValeo Vision Systems, Chemistry NUI Galway, Engineering NUI Galway, School of Computing DIT, School of Medicine NUI GalwayI am a engineer who designs new medical devicesMetre ZoneNovember 2015
Nicola GreeneUNICEF (United Nations Children Fund)I am a Sanitation Engineer currently working with UNICEF in Kenya.Metre ZoneNovember 2015
Jeffrey RoeParkbytextI make apps that help 70,000 people park their cars in cites around the world.Coding ZoneFebruary 2016
Aisling ShannonEuropean Space Agency at the ESTEC site in The NetherlandsI am a Structural Engineer working at the European Space AgencySpace ZoneFebruary 2016
Colin ShirranAirbus Defence and Space.I am an Electrical Systems Engineer at Airbus Defence and Space.Space ZoneFebruary 2016
Laurence O'RourkeEuropean Space Agency – Madrid SpainI’m an engineer and scientist working on the Rosetta mission which is all about a spacecraft flying around a cometSpace ZoneFebruary 2016
Ned DwyerEurOcean Foundation, Lisbon, Portugalworking to let people know how important the ocean is to our life on Earth and looking at how satellite photos can be used to study itSpace ZoneFebruary 2016
Niamh ShawI’m the Artist in Residence at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork, but I kind of work for myself really.I’m someone who combines the creative part of my brain with my science brain to tell science and Space stories to a general audience in lots of different waysSpace ZoneFebruary 2016
Conor McGinnTrinity College DublinI design, build and program robots that help elderly and disabled people to live independently in their own homes.Coding ZoneFebruary 2016
Frederik GossenPhD Student in Lero, The Irish Software Research Centre I teach robots and other machines how to perceive their environment Coding ZoneFebruary 2016
Ilaria CinelliUniversity of Pisa, King’s College of London, NUI of Galway and Youth AcademyDefinitely challenging! It is perfectly suits me!Coding ZoneFebruary 2016
Sarah DoranMobile Travel Technologies (MTT)I’m technical lead for a team making a travel website for people who travel with their jobCoding ZoneFebruary 2016