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Congratulations to MME PhD student Kun Zhao for winning the best paper award in the

18th Sir Bernard Crossland Symposium and Postgraduate Research Workshop

organised by the University of Limerick, 29-30 April 2015.

Sir Bernard Crossland Symposium

The Sir Bernard Crossland Bursary is awarded annually to a postgraduate student who is in the second year of their PhD research in Mechanical Engineering or closely related disciplines at Universities and Institutes of Technology in Ireland. This event is organised jointly by Engineers Ireland and the Council of Professors of Mechanical Engineering. Funding for the prizes is provided by a bequest from Sir Bernard Crossland.

This year's symposium was hosted by University of Limerick on 29-30 April, 2015. The winner is selected on the basis of scientific and technical content, innovative approach, industrial relevance and presentation. A technical paper is prepared and presented by each candidate participating.

An annual postgraduate research workshop is held concurrently with the Sir Bernard Crossland symposium. The candidates participating in the workshop present their work in poster form showcasing leading research carried out within the mechanical (or closely related) engineering in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Prizes for the postgraduate research workshop are sponsored by the Irish Research Council and Engineers Ireland. Candidates from the various Universities and Institutes are nominated by their respective Council of Professors of Mechanical Engineering member.

Congratulations to Kun and all other participants.