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Title: Welcome to the first year students


1
Welcome to the first year students!
First year tutor Dr. Gabriel-Miro Muntean
2
Agenda
  • Dublin City University (DCU)
  • School of Electronic Engineering (EENG)
  • EENG Student Life
  • EENG Programmes
  • Programme Chairpersons
  • Year and Personal Tutors

3
DCU - History
  • 1980 DCU Opened as National Institute for Higher
    Education
  • 1983 First Graduates
  • 1984 First Engineering Graduates
  • 1989 Became DCU

4
DCU - Faculties and Schools
School of Electronic Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Computing
School of Computing
School of Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
Business School
Faculty of Science Health
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Oscail - National Distance Education Centre
5
School of Electronic Engineering
Engineering Research Building
6
Topics in Engineering
  • Mobile and Fixed Data Transmission
  • Wired and Wireless Networking
  • Internet
  • Audio/Video Technologies (e.g. DVD/MP3)
  • Robotics and Virtual Reality
  • Automobile Navigation Systems
  • etc.

7
Engineering Degree
  • Interesting varied applied
  • Requires hard work not everyone can do it
  • Very rewarding (jobs, society, etc.)
  • Sense of achievement

8
Advice to Make it Easier
  • Attend lectures and ask questions
  • Read notes and textbooks following lecture
  • Attend tutorials, attempt problems ask
    questions
  • Attend labs and complete assignments on time
  • Sacrifice part-time job
  • Do not let problems develop

9
Be Part of University Life
  • Join Sports Social Clubs and Societies
  • Make full use of campus facilities
  • Hub
  • Sports Complex
  • Sports Grounds
  • Helix
  • Interfaith Centre
  • Make new friends from all disciplines
  • Do not forget your subjects!

10
EENG Undergraduate Programmes
  • B Eng. in Electronic Engineering (EE)
  • B Eng. in Info Communications Engineering (ICE)
  • B Eng. in Digital Media Engineering (DME)
  • Common Entry to the above (CECE)
  • B Eng. In Mechatronic Engineering (ME) (joint
    programme with School of Mechanical
    Manufacturing Engineering)
  • Engineering Foundation Programme

11
Programmes Chairpersons
Jim Dowling, Head of School -
Common Entry into Engineering CECE
Dr. Liam Barry -
Electronic Engineering EE
Dr. Noel OConnor -
Digital Media Engineering DME
Information and Communications Engineering ICE
Dr. Ronan Scaife -
Dr. Harry Esmonde -
Mechatronic Engineering ME
12
EE / ICE/ DME / CECE / ME Year 1
Courses (Modules)
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Software Engineering I II
  • Electronic Engineering Fundamentals
  • Physics
  • Basic Digital Electronics
  • Electromagnetism I
  • EE Design
  • Web Multimedia Project

13
Electronic Engineering Structure
Chairperson Dr. Liam Barry
14
Digital Media Engineering Structure
Chairperson Dr. Noel E. OConnor
15
Information and Communications Engineering
Structure
Chairperson Dr. Ronan Scaife
16
Engineering Foundation Programme
Modules (Set A)
  • Engineering Mathematics (year long)
  • Software Engineering I II
  • Electronic Engineering Fundamentals (year long)
  • Electronic Engineering Design
  • Web Multimedia Project

Modules (Set B)
  • Duration
  • sets AB -gt 1 year
  • set A -gt 1 year
  • set B -gt 1 year
  • Physics (year long)
  • Basic Digital Electronics
  • Electromagnetism I

17
INTRA (62 students chose DCU because of INTRA)
  • Placement
  • In Industry?
  • Abroad?
  • Research Training?
  • Details
  • Year 3 semester 2 summer
  • Paid training work
  • Major companies involved
  • Benefits
  • Adds relevance/increases motivation
  • Increases confidence/improves judgement
  • Provides access to potential employers
  • Improves competitive position in job market
  • Major insight into professional environment
  • Become active in career decisions

18
INTERNSHIP
  • Electronic Engineering students have the option
    of an Internship in an Electronics Company in
    final 2 years
  • Students will spend 2 days/week (PAID) in a
    company doing relevant work
  • Embeds students in company fast track career
  • Realworld experience of engineering makes
    academic work more relevant
  • Alternative to Intra Programme

19
SCHOLARSHIPS
  • IEE Funding Undergraduates to Study Engineering
    (FUSE) Scholarships are available
  • 1,000 per annum for the duration of the degree
    course
  • More info http//www.iee.org/scholarships under
    Undergraduate Awards section
  • Deadline September 30th, 2005
  • Apply now!

20
Lectures, Laboratory Work Tutorials
  • What are lectures, labs and tutorials?
  • Attendance
  • Equipment
  • Lab manual
  • Lab copy-book
  • Lead kit (some modules)
  • Schedule
  • No labs/tutorials in week 1
  • EXCEPT for EE102 Software Engineering 1
  • Monday, September 26th, 900am, room S144
  • Bring your registration sheet (username
    password)
  • Lecture notes Manuals available in campus book
    shop and online

21
Year and Personal Tutors
  • You are assigned personal tutors
  • There is also an year tutor
  • Dr. Gabriel-Miro Muntean
  • You can contact the personal or year tutor in
    case that
  • You have some difficulties and
  • You seek advice

22
Personal Tutors - CECE
Dr. Sean Marlow
Dr. Tony Holohan
Prof. Patrick McNally
23
Personal Tutors - CECE
Dr. Pascal Landais
Dr. Marissa Condon
24
Personal Tutors DME
Dr. Gabriel-Miro Muntean
Dr. Noel E OConnor
25
Personal Tutors - EE
Dr. Stephen Daniels
Dr. Liam Barry
26
Personal Tutors - ICE
Dr. Ronan Scaife
Prof. Paul Whelan
Dr. Martin Collier
27
Personal Tutors - ME
Mr. Robert Sadleir
Dr. Xiaojun Wang
Dr. Noel Murphy
28
Personal Tutors Foundation
Dr. Conor Brennan
Prof. Barry McMullin
29
Personal Tutors - Foundation
Dr. Jennifer McManis
Dr. Derek Molloy
30
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