The 2021-2022 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.

Áine Mellin | Electrical & Electronic Engineer

The Team Manager, as well as the Power Electronics Lead, and Geec driver.

Eoghan O’Donoghue | Mechanical Engineer

The Lead for the front axle and steering project.

Owen O’Sullivan | Mechanical Engineering

The Lead for the Drivetrain Project

Samuel Opashi | Mechanical Engineer

The Rear Axle project Lead.

Aran Murphy | Mechanical Engineer

Orla McAllister | Mechanical Engineer

Maitias Ó Gríofa | Energy Systems Engineer

Simon McHugh | Mechanical Engineer

Rawand Afaghani | Mechanical Engineering


Aaron O’Toole | Mechanical Engineer

Aoife Murphy | Mechanical Engineer

Eanna Wood | Mechanical Engineer

Eoin Hernon | Mechanical Engineer

John Flannery | Mechanical Engineer

Lisa Finn | Mechanical Engineer

Luisa Forte | Mechanical Engineer

Séan Fahey | Electronic & Computer Engineer

Szymon Borkowski | Electronic & Computer Engineer

Alice Shaughnessy | Biomedical Engineer

Aodhan Breathnach | Mechanical Engineer

Bhagya Bowatte | Biomedical Engineer

Bogdan Baturov | Mechanical Engineer

Ciaran Austin | Electronic & Computer Engineer

Dean Fadden | Energy Systems Engineer

Eva Debarros | Electronic & Computer Engineer

Lauren McMahon | Electronic & Computer Engineer

Liam Anthony | Biomedical Engineer

Maeve Kenny | Mechanical Engineer

Niall O’Doherty

Rosanna Ni Chulain | Mechanical Engineer

Sarah Ryan | Mechanical Engineer


Conaill Tuite

Eoin O’Donnell

Eva Harmon

Gearoid Fahey

Kate Grehan

Ryan McMahon Lynch

Conor McNamara

Dr Maeve Duffy | Electrical & Electronic Engineering Lecturer

Maeve Duffy advises the Geec engineering team on power electronics for the motor drive circuit, aa well as other electrical issues.


Martin Glavin | Lero


Prof Martin Glavin | Electronic & Computer Engineering Professor

Martin Glavin consults with the team on the data acquisition system, processing of data from sensors, and communications.


Dr Nathan Quinlan | Mechanical Engineering Lecturer

Nathan Quinlan provides recommendations to the team on aerodynamics, the drivetrain, and general mechanical engineering design.


Dr Rory Monaghan | Energy Systems and Mechanical Engineering Lecturer

Rory Monaghan supervises Geec projects on vehicle energy system modelling and the monocoque design.

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