James McGarry, final year mechanical engineering student

James McGarry's final year project earned the inaugural  Medtronic AVE Prize for the best final year degree project on a Biomedical Engineering topic in Ireland, and the Siemens Young Engineer of the Year Award for the best project in all engineering disciplines. He was also awared first prize in the Irish section of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers' Queen's Jubilee competition, and went on to present his project in the final competition for the UK and Ireland. James is now completing a PhD at Trinity College, Dublin.