CORK STUDENT WINS GOLD AT ENGINEERS IRELAND INNOVATIVE STUDENT ENGINEERS AWARDS @EngineerIreland

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CORK STUDENT WINS GOLD AT ENGINEERS IRELAND INNOVATIVE STUDENT ENGINEERS AWARDS: Martin Evans from Cork Institute of Technology has won first prize in the Engineers Ireland Level 8 Innovative Student Engineer Awards 2012, sponsored by Siemens, for the design and development of an advanced scrum machine. Martin has designed the machine with the requirements of Munster Rugby in mind and with their input. The objective of this research and development project is to increase the functionality of the Munster Rugby existing intermediate level scrum machine to the level of an advanced scrum machine with performance measurement capabilities. Student Martin Evans has not only won today’s award but his machine is currently undergoing further testing and is scheduled to be implemented into Munster Rugby’s training regime.

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