Richard Haggerty

Richard Haggerty


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Year in Industry Report

Posted on 12 March 2015 by Richard Haggerty

Edward Kingston – Intern at Airbus Group Innovations, Newport. This year I’m working in Newport as part of Airbus Group Innovations with the Optical Communications Team. We’re a small team – Team leader, Senior Scientist, Senior Expert, myself and two contractors; but we specialise in Laser Based point to point data links and the challenges
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Meet Thomas Hone

Posted on 12 March 2015 by Richard Haggerty

Hi all, my name is Thomas Hone and I have been recently employed at Cardiff University as a new lecturer in the Electronic and Electrical Engineering department in the School of Engineering. I will be working together with NI (National Instruments) to incorporate a hands-on approach to learning to complement the existing curriculum at the
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Recorded Lectures, Grand Challenges and Exam Results – An update from YOUR student staff panel

Posted on 12 March 2015 by Richard Haggerty

By now most of you will know who I am, my name is Rob Spurway and I am this year’s student staff panel chairman for EEE. I wanted to take this opportunity to briefly update you all on what is going on around the university at discipline, school, and college level. I will try and
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Reminder to complete NSS

Posted on 12 March 2015 by Richard Haggerty

Just a gentle reminder to all final year students to complete the National Student Survey. If you are eligible to complete the survey you will already have received an email from your Head of Discipline about this. We are keen to know what you think about our courses and to make improvements accordingly. The NSS
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Cardiff applicants successful in recent Power Academy Applications

Posted on 12 March 2015 by Richard Haggerty

This year, a significant number of Cardiff students were successful in securing lucrative Power Academy scholarships with a host of high profile companies in the Power industry. Mohammad Daemi is a 1st year EEE students and begins his Power Academy scholarship with Western Power Distribution this year. We asked him about his “interview experience”, and what
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Study Abroad Opportunities

Posted on 12 March 2015 by Richard Haggerty

By Dr Sian Armstrong I perform a dual role both overseeing Erasmus/Year in Europe exchanges and the new MEng International degrees for Engineering. The Year in Europe schemes have been around for a number of years, allowing MEng students to spend a year at a university in Spain, France or Germany between their 3rd and
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Staff Spotlight

Posted on 12 March 2015 by Richard Haggerty

We asked Prof Adrian Porch to answer a few questions about himself. How long have you worked in the School of Engineering? I started here in October 2000, so coming up to 15 years (ouch!). How did you get to be a Professor in ENGIN? I was born and raised nearby, in the Rhondda Valleys,
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Materials inspired from biology: perspectives from artificial life

Posted on 12 March 2015 by Richard Haggerty

On Thursday 5th of March, Prof Martin M Hanczyc gave a Health, Technology and Digital World presented a thought provoking research seminar to staff and students at the School of Engineering. Dr. Hanczyc is Principal Investigator at the Università degli Studi di Trento, Centre for Integrative Biology (CIBIO) in Trento, Italy. Dr Hanczyc’s research is focused on
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EEE Research Impact is World Leading

Posted on 12 March 2015 by Richard Haggerty

Last month I stepped down as Director of Research for the School of Engineering, having done the job for the last 2½ years. Before that, Prof Paul Tasker was our DoR for many years, so we in EEE have played a major role in defining the research function of the School over the last decade.
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Industry Led Design, Make and Test goes from strength to strength

Posted on 11 March 2015 by Richard Haggerty

The Design, Make and Test (DMT) is a proven project-led learning activity. It allows a student to put into practice what they have learnt, and to understand that the implementation of learnt knowledge is a skill in itself! To expand the student’s horizon the EEE Discipline decided to implement an industry led DMT, rather than
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