Selected Graduate Profiles
After graduation in 2004, Simon began work in IBM as a Manufacturing Engineer in the IBM Server Plant in Dublin. Simon is currently working as a Project Manager in the IBM.com Sales Centre, integrating new sales teams from IBM acquired companies. Simon has the following to say about his degree and career since then:
"I have enjoyed the flexibility of working across different parts of the IBM business from Engineering to new technology innovation to project management. By offering such a diverse range of modules with emphasis on real life applications, the Engineering with Management course has been a great foundation for entering industry where having a broad understanding of technical and business related disciplines can be hugely beneficial."
Emma began her studies in Trinity College Dublin in 2004 where she entered into the Engineering with Management degree programme. In her final year of her degree her choice of subjects included bioengineering, materials and advanced manufacturing. Her final year project investigated the prediction of notch-based fracture and fatigue in bone defects.
After graduating with a First Class Honours degree, Emma joined the Manufacturing Research group in Trinity College where she is now a 3rd year PhD student. Her main area of research focuses on the development of a process monitoring system for the abrasive machining of biomedical implants, and is funded by both IRCSET and a leading manufacturer in biomedical implants – DePuy Ireland, Johnson & Johnson.
Aidan graduated in 2010 and joined Abbott Ireland’s Professional Development Program (PDP), an award winning accelerated graduate development program offered by a global leader in the thriving pharmaceutical and medical device industry. The Engineering with Management degree was crucial to developing a strong technical and managerial foundation to leverage later in his career. The PDP offers graduates a chance to make significant commercial contributions early in their career- while making a real difference to the lives of millions patients across the world.