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 About me and my work Zone name Date
Lisa Phelan Research and Development Engineer at Boston Scientific – California Kelvin Zone November 2014
Katie Mahon I design tanks and pressure vessels for the drink & drug industry (pharmacy drugs of course!) Kelvin Zone November 2014
David Taylor I break things, I study how they break, and I try to stop them from breaking. Kelvin Zone November 2014
Colin Keogh Engineer researching advanced energy technologies (Solar panels, Biomass fuels, Algae/Seaweed Fuels) and 3D Printing technologies. Kelvin Zone November 2014
Caoimhe O'Neill I’m a Civil Engineer and I am researching new ways to build big structures using wood grown in Ireland instead of concrete or steel Kelvin Zone November 2014
Ray Alcorn Getting Power from the ocean. From waves,from tides and from wind. Energy Zone November 2014
Laura Tobin I’m a PhD Researcher in Optical Engineering Energy Zone November 2014
John Ging I perform technical studies of demand and generation connecting to the electricity system. Energy Zone November 2014
Catherine Conaghan I manage large European engineering projects that develop brand new ways to save energy in buildings Energy Zone November 2014
Ashley Culbert I manage the development of wind energy projects Energy Zone November 2014
Fiona Edwards Murphy I 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 Zone February 2015
Aislinn Coghlan I am a chemical engineer in a big pharmaceutical company Boole Zone February 2015
Nathan Quinlan I find out how liquid, gas and heat move, in anything from artificial heart valves to wind turbines to aeroplane engines. Boole Zone February 2015
Padraic Morrissey 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 Zone February 2015
Sinead Quirke I work with a great team to make sure that flying is safe and secure for everyone travelling on an Irish airplane or using Irish airports Boole Zone February 2015
Alex Jaeger Engineering student in Biomedical Devices Metre Zone November 2015
Antonio Vargas-Gonzalez I make programs to find bad webpages in the internets. Metre Zone November 2015
Christina Lynch I’m a Support Engineer that solves problems for customers all aroung the world everyday. Metre Zone November 2015
Martin O'Halloran I am a engineer who designs new medical devices Metre Zone November 2015
Nicola Greene I am a Sanitation Engineer currently working with UNICEF in Kenya. Metre Zone November 2015
Frederik Gossen I teach robots and other machines how to perceive their environment Coding Zone February 2016
Niamh Shaw 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 ways Space Zone February 2016
Ned Dwyer working 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 it Space Zone February 2016
Laurence O'Rourke I’m an engineer and scientist working on the Rosetta mission which is all about a spacecraft flying around a comet Space Zone February 2016
Colin Shirran I am an Electrical Systems Engineer at Airbus Defence and Space. Space Zone February 2016
Aisling Shannon I am a Structural Engineer working at the European Space Agency Space Zone February 2016
Conor McGinn I design, build and program robots that help elderly and disabled people to live independently in their own homes. Coding Zone February 2016
Ilaria Cinelli Definitely challenging! It is perfectly suits me! Coding Zone February 2016
Jeffrey Roe I make apps that help 70,000 people park their cars in cites around the world. Coding Zone February 2016
Sarah Doran I’m technical lead for a team making a travel website for people who travel with their job Coding Zone February 2016
Claire Conway I work as a researcher to help doctors to better understand how to treat patients that have heart problems. Health Zone March 2017
Norah Patten I run a start-up company in Ireland and I’m also a faculty member at International Space University Space Zone March 2017
Bobby Huxford I am a PhD student looking at making light weight materials for cars and airplanes Health Zone March 2017
Claire Brougham Health Zone March 2017
Roisin Mossop I am an electrical engineer. Energy Zone March 2017
David Nolan I use computer simulations to design and test treatments that save the lives of people who have heart attacks Health Zone March 2017
Veasna Sum-Coffey I am a PhD student, who is researching bone regeneration, and I am using this research to help improve bone healing. Health Zone March 2017
Robert Dowdall I develop renewable energy technologies to help society move away from fossil fuels. Energy Zone March 2017
Jenny Hanafin I use satellite data to study and observe the oceans, in a nutshell. Space Zone March 2017
Kevin Hayes I am on the graduate scheme where I worked as a mechanical responsible engineer, mechanical analysis engineer, mechanical design engineer and will work as a mechanical architect. Space Zone March 2017
James Harpur I work for the Space Robotics Laboratory at Tohoku University in Japan developing satellites that observe the Earth and robots that explore the Moon. Space Zone March 2017
Dominic Doyle My work is endlessly challenging and exiting and sometime we get to see our hardware landing on a comet, e.g. Philae and Rosetta Space Zone March 2017
Karen Barrett I work at Heathrow Airport and am responsible for all underground pipelines and tank farms Energy Zone March 2017
Dave Boyne My big project at the moment is a “Speech Pronunciation Tutor” Energy Zone March 2017
Cathal Ó Murchú My aim is to make electricity plants better for the environment by using new metals and stopping breakdowns Energy Zone March 2017
Fiona Freeman I use 3D printing to design new implants that can be used to fix damaged bone. Health Zone March 2018
Eoin McEvoy I investigate how the heart generates force (for a heartbeat), to better understand how we can design medical devices to help people with heart disease Health Zone March 2018
Edin Omerdic Development of smart control systems for subsea operations with advanced user interface (touch screen, voice commands, virtual reality headsets) Robotics Zone March 2018
Ivor Geoghegan I study how bone cells feel different forces, such as those from walking around, and how this process goes wrong in osteoporosis Health Zone March 2018
Karl Brennan Health Zone March 2018
Pattie Mathieu I look at stem cells from blood vessels and how stretching them keeps them healthy or makes them diseased Health Zone March 2018
Graham Cullen Oceanographic Engineer - We measure the ocean! Robotics Zone March 2018
Aisling Lee Understanding how computers work and talk to each other then using that to create new soloutions Robotics Zone March 2018
William O'Connor I work as a teacher and researcher in UCD's School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Space Zone March 2018
Lána Salmon Each day I try to solve problems to help design, build and test Ireland's first satellite. I also develop code to try find signals from merging stars using a robotic telescope called Watcher in South Africa. Space Zone March 2018
Jonathan Faull I work with the International Space University's Space Studies Program organizing the worlds best space learning program. Space Zone March 2018
James Geary Space Zone March 2018
Cara O'Brien Masters student - my project is focused on developing a robot that can help children in hospitals. Robotics Zone March 2018
Patrick Lynch I am trying to make robots better at picking things up using cameras Robotics Zone March 2018
Eimear Tuohy I work as a satellite data and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) researcher, with a focus on marine and coastal issues. Space Zone March 2018