Ideas Lab - exploring new possibilities


Drop by the Ideas Lab and watch Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths explode on stage in our live showcase area. Explore a world of imagination and creativity through creative engineering and science demonstrations and talks.

Some of the highlights throughout the week include:

  • 3D Tour of the Universe
  • Frankenstein Design:  How Biomedical Engineers Make New Body Parts
  • SmartCities - SmartGrid – SmartOceans
  • How technology is improving the way we live
  • The Creation of a Living Laboratory for Engineering at NUI Galway
  • How clean is your water? - Computer modelling of coastal waters
  • Re-Engineer the Swimmer
  • The Age of the Virtual Trainer
  • Finding the Elusive Tumour: New Imaging Approaches for Breast Cancer Detection
  • Goal Line Technology: How does it work?
  • Online Learning for the Future
  • Car Technology: Making Roads a Safer Place
  • Smart Sustainable Buildings
  • GPS in Improving Sports Performance
  • Composite Materials for Wind and Ocean Energy

 

All events will take place on the hour throughout the Volvo event. All of our events are Free. 


 Events / Talks

Talk Title and Speaker

Re-Engineer the Swimmer - Gavin Corley

The Age of the Virtual Trainer - Shane Lowe

Materials for Energy: Power Generation Materials of the Future - Sean Leen/Tadhg Farragher

Composite Materials for Wind and Ocean Energy - Conchur O'Bradaigh

The Creation of a Living Laboratory for Engineering at NUI Galway - Jamie Goggins

Goal Line Technolgy: How does it work? - Liam Kilmartin

Smart Sustainable Buildings - Marcus Keane

Online Learning for the Future - Catherine Cronin

More than just "the wireless": Marconi and the Smartphone - Eddie Jones

Finding the Elusive Tumour: New Imaging Approaches for Breast Cancer Detection - Eddie Jones

How clean is your water? - Computer modelling of coastal waters - Steven Nash

Car Technology: Making Roads a Safer Place - Martin Glavin

Biomedical Engineering Research and Medical Device Development at NUI Galway - Peter McHugh

Smarter Maritime Cities - How technology is improving the way we live - Mike Hartnett

SmartCities - SmartGrid - SmartOceans - Hugh Melvin

 

Find out more:

www.nuigalway.ie/engineering