University of Limerick expands US partnership

first_imgTwitter Limerick Post Show | Careers & Health Sciences Event for TY Students Advertisement University of Limerick appoints first ever woman president of an Irish university Previous articleLimerick GAA FixturesNext articleCompensation claims rising in Limerick Staff Reporter No vaccines in Limerick yet University of Limerick came out on top at this years Smedia Awards Breaching the gender barrier at UL Email Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April center_img WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Print NewsUniversity of Limerick expands US partnershipBy Staff Reporter – June 25, 2013 720 Linkedin Facebook TAGSAeronautical EngineeringfeaturedGeorgia TechUL The University of Limerick (UL) has announced a major expansion of its partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology which is ranked as one of the top research universities in the United States.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Seven aerospace engineering students from Georgia Tech arrived at UL’s Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Biomedical Engineering to begin a 10 week Semester Abroad programme at the University of Limerick. Georgia Tech has the second leading Aerospace Engineering programme in the US.Professor Tim McGloughlin, Head of the Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Biomedical Engineering said; “UL has a very successful relationship with Georgia Tech through Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautical Engineering student exchanges and research activity. This expansion to include a Georgia Tech Semester Abroad at the MABE Department at UL supports what is a vital sector for the Shannon region.”Michael McCarthy, Professor of Aeronautical Engineering, UL explained the significance of this move; “Georgia Tech has the second leading Aerospace Engineering programme in the US and their decision to run a full semester at the University of Limerick reflects our growing stature in the aeronautical engineering sector.”Professor Lakshmi Sankar, Guggenheim Department of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Tech welcomed the development; “The programme at Limerick will give our students an opportunity to gain experience abroad and to work with the high quality faculty at the University of Limerick.”last_img


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