Meet the Team

The Geec team consists of a group of dedicated engineering students, all studying at the National University of Galway, Ireland. With support from lecturers in the College of Engineering at NUI Galway, the team continuously works to develop Ireland’s most energy efficient car, year on year.

Adam Fahey | Electronic & Computer Engineer:

Having been on the team for 4 years, Adam has had the opportunity to be involved with nearly every aspect of the car. His FYP is on the motor controller, where he developed a system level model of the Geec, to allow for analysis of power loses.

 

Áine Mellin | Mechanical Engineer:

Áine worked on the monocoque of the Geec when she joined the team in 2nd year. 3 years later, she is the current driver of the car, and creating an ergonomic cockpit design for her final year project.

 

Aoife Prendergast | Electronic & Computer Engineer:

Starting out as the team accountant 4 years ago, Aoife is now the Geec team leader. She is coordinating the involvement in the Shell Eco Marathon Virtual Off Track Awards for 2021. Aoife’s FYP is based around a data acquisition system to transmit live data to the team wirelessly.

 

Enda Kilgarriff | Electronic & Computer Engineer:

Enda is working on data acquisition, more specifically a webapp to attain real time data, as his FYP. Over his 4 years on the team, Enda has been the team photographer, involved with manufacture of the monocoque, and had various communication roles.

 

Eoin Kennedy | Mechanical Engineer:

Eoin is finalising the design for the Geec 4.0. This year, he is working on secure seatbelt mounting, structural driver protection, and attaching the front axle of the car to the carbon fibre monocoque

 

Killian Foxe | Mechanical Engineer:

This is Killian’s first year on the Geec team. He is primarily working on the aerodynamic design of the car.

 

Paul Kielty | Electronic & Computer Engineering:

Paul has been on the team for 3 years, working on the data acquisition system. He 3D prints components for the car, even running the printer live on site at the Shell Eco-Marathon in 2019.

Ciarán McDermott | Electronic & Computer Engineer:

Over his 3 years on the Geec, Ciarán has contributed to developing a new steering column, foot brake, dynamometer and steering wheel, as well as the first data acquisition system.

 

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Alice Shaughnessy | Undenominated Engineering:

Alice is involved in communication roles and is the website developer for the Geec this year.

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Are you an alumni of the Geec team? Join the alumni LinkedIn group here.

Considering joining the team? Send us an email at info@thegeec.ie, or reach out to us on any social media @thegeec.