Technological University Dublin, Kevin Street
Bachelors Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Engineering in Ireland, EMEA & Finland
Instrumentation & Controls System Lead on a large capital industrial project
About Me: I live in Dublin 14, love travelling, photography/videography, and scooting around with my daughters. I am a degree qualified Chartered Engineer, working on a large industrial project.
I live in Dublin 14 with my family, love travelling, photography/videography, and scooting around with my daughters.I record videos; reviewing European Fintechs like Revolut,and sustainability topics on my YouTube channel, and produce cooking videos on my Instagram.I also blog on social issues & consultations on Irish public policy topics which I am passionate about as I believe in a better future for us all. Here’s a video I made about eScooters:
My Work: I work on a large construction project leading a team of great people trying to control lots of equipment like heating boilers and vacuum systems.
Professionally, I am a degree qualified Engineer, and a Chartered Engineer Member of the Institution of Engineers Ireland. My career since 2007 has seen me principally based in Ireland working in Building Services Engineering, large scale industrial Control & Automation engineering, Technical Sales for a data centre start-up, and in Finland building Design Management processes on a Greenfield Nuclear Power Plant.
My Typical Day: My typical day is to help other engineers design, build & bring to life very detailed designs in as short a time as possible
What I'd do with the money: Design & prototype an outdoor rated, simple & cheap display for an air quality display, so that neighbours can see what air quality the neighbourhood has.
I am very keen on seeing improvements to our air quality. As I learned as an instrumentation & controls engineer: if you can measure it, you can control it. If I win the £500 prize money, I would design & prototype an outdoor rated, simple & cheap display for an air quality display, so that neighbours can see what air quality the neighbourhood has. I would base it on a simple traffic light system, similar to what my free app https://miasma.app uses, and I would try to integrate it with the SmartCitizen air quality sensor.
I would hope the design & Bill Of Materials would be striaghtforward enough to be accessible to people of wide ability levels, and would document how to build it on my YouTube channel.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Scooting hopeful collaborator
What's the best thing you've done in your career?
Designed a design management system for a nuclear power plant
What or who inspired you to follow your career?
My neighbour engineer, who gave me my first job
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If you weren't doing this job, what would you choose instead?
Programme management for a more socially beneficial aim, like with SEAI
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If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
Wealth, Health, Life Satisfaction
Tell us a joke.
Do you know whats the best thing about dead batteries? They're free of charge