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TU Dublin at Autodesk's Dublin Design + Make Event

Posted: 21 January, 2019

TU Dublin was invited to exhibit at Autodesk's Dublin Design + Make event on Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th January.

The TU Dublin team who exhibited at Autodesk's Design + Make event. Left to right: Dr Barry McAuley, School of Multidisciplinary Technologies, Mr John Bennett, Autodesk AEC Manager Ireland, Dr Avril Behan, School of Multidisciplinary Technologies, Ms Orna Hanly, Dublin School of Architecture, Mr Malachy Mathews, Dublin School of Architecture, and Mr Kevin Furlong, School of Multidisciplinary Technologies

The event took place at Autodesk's new EMEA headquarters in 1 Windmill Lane and was preceded by the official opening of the offices by Minister Pat Breen with Andrew Anagnost, Autodesk CEO, and Martin Shanahan, Chief Executive Officer, IDA Ireland.

TU Dublin has a very successful partnership with Autodesk that stretches back over 25 years, and that enables students across a range of apprenticeship, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to access Autodesk software both on- and off-campus. This adds significantly to the employability of TU Dublin's graduates and it often cited by employers and graduates as a critical advantage.

Coming full circle, many graduates of TU Dublin programmes from across the College of Engineering & Built Environment worked on the design and construction of the landmark Windmill Lane building that now houses Autodesk's EMEA headquarters where over 150 multinational employees are based.

Dr Barry McAuley, School of Multidisciplinary Technologies, explaining to Martin Shanahan, Chief Executive Officer, IDA Ireland how Autodesk's BIM360 platform is being used by TU Dublin's MSc in applied Building Information Modelling & Management and BSc (Hons) in Architectural Technology students

Dr Avril Behan, School of Multidisciplinary Technologies, and Ms Orna Hanly, Dublin School of Architecture, discussing the benefits of TU Dublin - Autodesk partnership with Dr Roland Zelles, Autodesk Vice President, Global Territory Sales.