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Structural Engineering PhD student is this year's Fulbright-CRH Awardee in Engineering and Business Studies

29 June 2011

Mairéad Ní Choine, a PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Alan O’Connor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, was recently awarded the Fulbright-CRH Award in Engineering and Business Studies.  Mairéad will undertake research in the area of seismic design and retrofit of deteriorating bridges at Rice University, Texas. Mairéad will employ probabilistic principles to determine optimal retrofit strategies for older bridges while taking deterioration into account.

For more information on the Fulbright Awards visit the website at while details of the all TCD Awardees are outlined here.

Pictured at the 2011-2012 Fulbright Awards Ceremony are Jack Golden, HR Director, CRH and Mairéad Ní Choine, this year's Fulbright CRH Awardee in Engineering and Business Studies. The ceremony was hosted by the Deputy Chief of Mission from the US Embassy in Ireland, Mr John Hennessey-Niland, at his residence on Mespil Road, Dublin.

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