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
Ray Alcorn Getting Power from the ocean. From waves,from tides and from wind. Energy Zone November 2014
Ashley Culbert I manage the development of wind energy projects Energy Zone November 2014
John Ging I perform technical studies of demand and generation connecting to the electricity system. Energy Zone November 2014
Laura Tobin I’m a PhD Researcher in Optical Engineering 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
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
Colin Keogh Engineer researching advanced energy technologies (Solar panels, Biomass fuels, Algae/Seaweed Fuels) and 3D Printing technologies. 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
Katie Mahon I design tanks and pressure vessels for the drink & drug industry (pharmacy drugs of course!) Kelvin Zone November 2014
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
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
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
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
Alex Jaeger Engineering student in Biomedical Devices Metre Zone November 2015
Martin O'Halloran I am a engineer who designs new medical devices 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
Antonio Vargas-Gonzalez I make programs to find bad webpages in the internets. Metre Zone November 2015
Nicola Greene I am a Sanitation Engineer currently working with UNICEF in Kenya. Metre Zone November 2015
Colin Shirran I am an Electrical Systems Engineer at Airbus Defence and Space. Space 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
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
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
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
Ilaria Cinelli Definitely challenging! It is perfectly suits me! Coding Zone February 2016
Aisling Shannon I am a Structural Engineer working at the European Space Agency Space 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
Frederik Gossen I teach robots and other machines how to perceive their environment Coding 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
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
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
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
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
Dave Boyne My big project at the moment is a “Speech Pronunciation Tutor” Energy Zone March 2017
Karen Barrett I work at Heathrow Airport and am responsible for all underground pipelines and tank farms Energy Zone March 2017
Robert Dowdall I develop renewable energy technologies to help society move away from fossil fuels. Energy Zone March 2017
Claire Brougham Health Zone March 2017
Roisin Mossop Energy Zone March 2017
Bobby Huxford I am a PhD student looking at making light weight materials for cars and airplanes Health 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
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
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
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
Aisling Lee Understanding how computers work and talk to each other then using that to create new soloutions 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
James Geary 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
Patrick Lynch I am trying to make robots better at picking things up using cameras Robotics 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
William O'Connor I work as a teacher and researcher in UCD's School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Space 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
Cara O'Brien Masters student - my project is focused on developing a robot that can help children in hospitals. Robotics Zone March 2018
Graham Cullen Oceanographic Engineer - We measure the ocean! Robotics 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
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
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
Noel O'Dowd I teach Mechanical Engineering at the University of Limerick Production Zone March 2019
Andrea Pacheco PhD. student in biophotonics Health Zone March 2019
Stephen O'Connor I test different materials to find out if they can be used to build satellites. Space Zone March 2019
Sita Karki I study the environment using a technique called remote sensing which means I use satellite imagery taken from the space. Space Zone March 2019
Rory Scarrott I look at the oceans from Space using satellites, their surface structure over space and time, how it changes. Space Zone March 2019
Hannah Currivan As a Masters Student your day can vary depending on what subjects you choose to study. Space Zone March 2019
Brian OConnor I look at satellite images and other maps to see how nature is disappearing Space Zone March 2019
Alison Dufresne I'm a space propulsion engineer! Space Zone March 2019
Kevin OBrien I'm involved in the design of the electronics for infusion pumps used for everything from pain relief during surgery to chemotherapy. Health Zone March 2019
Ellen Simmons Making innovative products and solving complex problems with technology companies all over the world Health Zone March 2019
nina kanti Electronic and Computer Engineer developing apps and working with novel technology Production Zone March 2019
Laura Farina Making new machine (medical devices) to help doctors curing people Health Zone March 2019
Sajjad Soleimani I am seeking engineering solutions to improve life quality Health Zone March 2019
Ted Burke Teaching programming, robotics and biomedical engineering. Health Zone March 2019
Alice Selby I am trying to make a device that works like a human brain Production Zone March 2019
Diana Abrunhosa Design Water and Waste Water Treatment Plants (Make sure you have good quality water at home!) Production Zone March 2019
Ivan Merrick Making sure customers get prompt and immediate attention when thy make contact with Fraser Ross Ltd. Production Zone March 2019
Gowthaman Parivendhan Modelling of Additive Manufacturing Production Zone March 2019
Tiziana Margaria I work with ideas and turn them into software that does things with you and for you. My projects help companies, students, doctors and nurses, programmers and some robots to be better, more helpful and adaptable if there is thinned to change. I use models that are easy to understand and to work with, so even children and people who do not program can actually build very useful and nice apps. One has gone on a satellite that is travelling in space beyond the solar system. Automation Zone March 2020
Ruairi Williamson I use sensors and software to guess when a robot or a machine in a factory may be about to break down. I use the data, from the sensors, to predict and avoid breakdowns which cause companies lots of money! Automation Zone March 2020
Ollie Otter The title of my PhD thesis is "Combined simulation of waves, wind and current in laboratory basins", which is fancy language for saying I am testing a scale model of a floating wind turbine in a wave pool. Automation Zone March 2020
Nessan Harpur Automation Zone March 2020
Madhumidha Murugan I try to solve the problems of existing complex methods to measure pollutants in water and improve the ease and speed to decide on the quality of water. Environment Zone March 2020
Olga Ormond I help people working in European research projects to write about what their project is doing and the results they are getting. Also help to get their results into products that benefit others. Environment Zone March 2020
Mahnaz Rashedi I am working on Data centre projects in Dublin, designing and delivering standby power generators to them. Automation Zone March 2020
Anthony Newell In my PhD I worked on an energy storage project for surplus wind energy. Now I'm helping people use 3D printing better which can lower our environmental impact for making things. Environment Zone March 2020
Aruna Chandrasekar I investigate how natural gas can be used efficiently as a part of our future energy mix. Environment Zone March 2020
Canice Coogan Wireless and land based Telecoms design Environment Zone March 2020
Connor McGookin I study how changes to our energy system will reduce the amount of CO2 emissions, and in particular help communities to understand what they can do in response to climate change. For information about the projects I'm involved with check out - Environment Zone March 2020
Tom Hodgkinson My work looks for new ways to help bone and cartilage heal itself after an injury or in old age. We use special body cells, called stem cells, that are great at healing and are able to form different types of tissue in your body. We put these stem cells into scaffolding we engineer, which protects the cells and teaches them how we want them to behave to repair the damaged tissue. Health Zone March 2020
Sanjeev Kumar My research is focused on the design of a compact on-body device that can be used for patients' wireless health monitoring in hospitals. Health Zone March 2020
Orla McGee I look at designing devices to help children who have problems with their hearts. Health Zone March 2020
Fiona Malone I build robots that behave like the human body so we can help solve medical problems and improve medical treatments for people who are sick. Health Zone March 2020
Eimear O'Hara I use 3D printing to make new shoulder bones for people when their bones don't work as well any more Health Zone March 2020
Cillian Thompson I am trying to 3D print a screw that can heal your bones if they break and then disappear out of the body once the bone is healed! Health Zone March 2020
Anna Zakrzewska I am a research scientist at Nokia Bell Labs. We build communication networks to connect everyone on the planet (and beyond!). My job is to automate the networks and make them more intelligent. Automation Zone March 2020