Shortlist for MIDAS Electronic Project Competition Announced.

After much deliberation, the shortlist for the 3rd level MIDAS Electronic Project competition (kindly sponsored by Analog Devices) has now been announced.

The three entries that will go forward to the final and will present at our Midas Ireland virtual meeting on 14th October 2021 are:

CollegeApplicant(s)Project Title
NUI GalwayNiall MurphyRoom Occupancy Estimation Using LIDAR
University of LimerickJack NolanModelling of Degradation Mechanisms in LDMOS Transistors
TU DublinOrlagh MurphyOptimizing the fabrication process for next generation nanotextured solar cells with high conversion efficiency using industrially viable solar cell processes

1st place will receive a €1,000 cash prize and the 2 runners up will each receive a €250 cash prize.

Thanks to all those who entered our competition this year (24 entries received in total). 

We are delighted with the positive response and would like to thank the various Institutes for promoting this competition on behalf of MIDAS Ireland.

Congratulations again to Niall, Jack and Orlagh. 

This year due to the high standard we are also delighted to announce two “Highly Commended” awards to two students, both will receive a €100 cash prize.

CollegeApplicant(s)Project Title 
GMITNathan GrayPing – Pong Ball Launcher
IT CarlowAaron LeeperRemote Fire Suppression System

These two students are also invited to present at our Midas Ireland virtual meeting on 14th October 2021.

Thank you to the Judging Panel for deciding on the 3 Finalists for this years competition and for selecting the two “Highly Commended” awards which is new this year.

Finally a big thank you to all the Supervisors for their help in encouraging their students to take part in this years competition and for their input.