Dr. Páraic Sheridan wins Eng & Computing Faculty Alumni Award

Paraic Sheridan and Andy Way, Adapt CentreDr. Paraic Sheridan, Associate Director in ADAPT, was amoung the honoured at the Inaugural DCU Alumni Awards held in the Helix last Friday night, 17th February 2017.

The DCU Alumni Awards celebrate the wonderful achievements of DCU alumni across the world. Ten awardees to be added to the Alumni Wall in DCU Library and five special awards for outstanding contribution to Irish Society. It is a fantastic night of celebration, entertainment and recognition of our DCU community.

DCU president Brian MacCraith said: “Their accomplishments, across so many aspects of society, are a source of great pride to DCU and an inspiration to present and future generations of DCU students.”

Other Alumni winners on the night, who will be added to the Alumni Wall were:

  • Stephen Healy, co-founder and CEO of Lexsys GmbH, Stuttgart - Faculty of Humanities
  • Deirdre NiCheallaigh, Programme Manager,  Trócaire  - Faculty of Humanities
  • Robert Mulhall - Managing Director - Retail, Corporate & Business Banking, AIB - Faculty of Sciences and Health
  • John McGrath, Senior VP, SVP Global Industrial Operations, GSK Vaccines - Faculty of Sciences and Health
  • Maria Smith, Global VP, Asst. Global Corporate Controller & VP Mergers & Acq, Oracle -- DCU Business School
  • Tadgh Furlong, Irish rugby international, DCU Business School
  • Sheila Nunan, Secretary General, Irish National Teachers Organisation – DCU Institute of Education
  • Eithne Hand, Arts Director and curator – DCU Institute of Education
  • Dr Hussain Yahya Al-Fadhli, Secretary General, Saudi Arabian Council of Engineers - Faculty of Engineering and Computing