The Irish Academy of Engineering

Welcome to the Irish Academy of Engineering

The main aim of the Academy is to use the unique knowledge and experience of its eminent members to provide independent advice to Government on issues where technology plays a key role in successfully implementing socio-economic policy initiatives.

Ireland's Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Irish Academy of Engineering assessment of the technical feasibility and costs of reducing Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions in line with EU targets for 2030

President of the Academy

Eoin O'Driscoll


Eoin O’Driscoll is Chairman of the Tyndall National Institute. Eoin is a Governor of the Irish Times Trust, a member of the Board of Directors of the Irish Times Ltd, the Cork University Foundation.

Eoin was previously a Senior Vice President with Lucent Technologies Inc. He served as Chairman of Forfas, the SWS Group, e|net and Shenick Network Systems and as a member of the Board of Science Foundation Ireland, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and as President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland. In 2004 Eoin chaired the government Enterprise Strategy Group.