Sanjeev Kumar, Wireless Sensor Networks, and Ian Seymour, Electrochemical Materials and Energy, were also finalists in the student poster competition.
Salvatore Tedesco, Wireless Sensor Networks, is undertaking research on wearable sensors for healthcare and fitness.
It aims to provide a common platform for students working in different domains to come together and exchange ideas thus creating an atmosphere ideal for collaborative outcomes.
The competition is judged by a panel which include Tyndall board members, giving them an opportunity to get a glimpse of the ground breaking research being undertaken by our students. First prize was awarded to Stefano Facchin, Photonics Systems Group, for his poster entitled “”.
Tyndall won a Teen-Turn host award from the SFI Smart Futures Teen-Turn initiative.
This is an Irish initiative providing hands-on work experience in STEM environments to teenage girls from disadvantaged communities under the mentorship of a woman-in-STEM role model.
Tyndall students have always been enthusiastically involved with public engagement and outreach events.
In 2017, Niamh Kavanagh, Photonic Systems Group, received several awards in this area.
Congratulations also to the other finalists in the poster competition: Natalia Canas Estrada; Ekaterina Filatova; Daniel Lordan; Louise Mc Grath and Roxane Puicervert The BOC Bursary is an annual award presented by BOC Gases to outstanding Tyndall students.
In 2016, the award was presented by Eamon Bolton, Ireland Sales Manager of BOC Gases, and Kieran Drain to the joint winners Ricky Anthony and Dhiman Mallick.