Robert Wright

Name:

Robert Wright

Contact Details:

Location:

Malachy Walsh & Partners Consulting Engineers, Cork

Position:

Graduate Civil Structural Design Engineer

Qualifications:

BE(Civil) 2014

Category:

Alumni

Biography

“Upon completing my Civil Engineering Honours Degree at UCC I started working with Malachy Walsh & Partners, a well-established consulting engineering firm with offices in Cork, Tralee, Limerick and London. My role is very dynamic with no two days being the same: there is also a nice balance between site and office work, weather depending of course.”

“My favourite part of the Civil Engineering course was my final year project; it was based on the famous Shaky Bridge near Fitzgerald’s Park in Cork. We made a 3D computer model of this suspension bridge which spans 51 meters across the river Lee and simulated the true behaviour of the bridge, which was captivating. Throughout my time I found the lecturers to be very accommodating and knowledgeable. The skills that I have learnt throughout my time at UCC, both technical and non-technical have put me in an advantageous position as a Graduate Engineer and are proving to be invaluable in the workplac

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