20th February 2018   Stokes Power for Energy Harvesting

Researchers at the Stokes Research Laboratory at the University of Limerick have developed and patented a novel technology for harvesting vibrational energy for low  power industrial applications. Stokes Laboratories, is launching a spin-out vibrational energy harvesting company, Stokes Power, to commercialize this innovative technology and to exploit the full market potential. The VEH-1 harvester, a multimodal … Read the Full Story »

7th July 2015   Best Paper Award for Stokes Researcher at European Conference on Green ICT

Elisabetta Boco, a PhD student at the University of Limerick’s Stokes Laboratories, won the award for best paper at the SMARTGREENS International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems, held recently in Lisbon, Portugal. The SMARTGREENS conference brings together researchers, designers and practitioners working in the areas of smart cities, green information & communications … Read the Full Story »

3rd March 2015   Stokes Institute participate in a €5.2 million European project on thermally-integrated photonics

The Stokes Institute is a partner in the EU-funded project ‘Thermally Integrated Smart Photonics Systems (TIPS)’, recently awarded under the Horizon 2020 call for Smart Integration Systems. Widespread usage of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets to access data-hungry services such as high definition video are already taxing current communications networks, and this data traffic is forecast … Read the Full Story »

17th December 2014   Stokes Institute’s Prof. Mark Davies announced as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Prof. Mark Davies of the University of Limerick’s Stokes Institute has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible … Read the Full Story »

3rd December 2014   Stokes Institute Materials Science Researcher Launches New Biomaterials Book

A book entitled “Hyaluronic Acid for Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Applications” has recently been published by Smithers-Rapra, a world leading publisher in polymer science and technology, under the editorship of Dr. Maurice N. Collins (Stokes Institute, UL).  Dr Collins explains “Hyaluronic acid is a biopolymer that offers unique characteristics as a biomaterial. It is biodegradable, biocompatible … Read the Full Story »

11th July 2014   From twitter to live streaming – the environmental impacts of global communications

One of the biggest challenges facing the electronics industry is the issue of cooling. From smart phones to data centres, electric vehicles to satellites, the issue of thermal management is one that affects speed and efficiency, but it also has significant environmental impacts. The University of Limerick recently hosted over 60 leading engineers and scientists … Read the Full Story »

8th July 2014   UL early career researchers awarded over €1.85 million in SFI funding

Four University of Limerick researchers have been awarded in excess of €1.85 million in funding by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) as part of today’s €23 million funding announcement by Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock. The UL research awards included Career Development Awards to Dr Pat Kiely, Dr Sarah Hudson and Dr Christophe Silien … Read the Full Story »

1st May 2014   UL spin-out activity reaches major milestone as UL applauds its top inventors

Stokes Bio is one of the biggest University spin out acquisitions in the history of the state The University of Limerick continues to build on the success of its spin-out activity having reached a milestone of over €80 million funding with 260 jobs created to date. In recent years, the University has seen growth in … Read the Full Story »

3rd December 2013   Stokes Institute Partners with Solar Power Company to Deliver Jobs and Innovation

Hundreds of downstream engineering and manufacturing jobs in the Tullamore area could be on stream as early as 2015 arising from a project developed by Tullamore based RR Projects and recently by Minister of State for Public Service Reform, Brian Hayes, TD. RR Projects has signed a contract with Australian based Vast Solar Pty Ltd … Read the Full Story »

25th April 2013   UL PhD Student Wins All-Island Award in Mechanical Engineering

Congratulations to Conor E. McCarthy who won this year’s Sir Bernard Crossland Bursary for his paper entitled “Low Reynolds Number Liquid-Liquid Pressure Drop Measurements on a Gravity Driven Microfluidic Platform”. The Crossland bursary, sponsored by Engineers Ireland, is awarded annually for the best paper from a postgraduate student from the island of Ireland who has … Read the Full Story »

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