Dr. Eamon McKeogh


Eamon McKeogh is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at UCC. At national level, positions held included the Vice-chair of the Renewable Energy Strategy Group, Chairman of the Grid Connection Working Group, and Vice-chair of the Technology Foresight Energy Panel.He provided input to the EU Green Paper on Renewable Energy Sources, a consultation document used to prepare the EU White Paper. Dr McKeogh is Director of the Sustainable Energy Research Group in UCC.

Research Interests

Eamon is Lead Principal Investigator of the Thematic Area of Energy and Environmental Engineering in the Environmental Research Institute, UCC, and is a Lead Principal Investigator in the SFI-funded Research Centre "Marine Renewable Energy Ireland (MAREI; 2014-2020, budget €25m).
Eamon has been involved in research for more than 25 years. His research activities include communications systems for hydropower stations, biofuels, pumped storage, wind energy forecasting. He has managed over 10 EU funded RTD projects.

Professional Activity

Chartered Engineer Institute of Engineers of Ireland, 1998
Member of the Institute of the Electronic and Electrical Engineers, 2009

Teaching Activity

Dr McKeogh teaches on a number of modules and is responsible for modules in the BE (Civil & Environmental), BE(Energy) and the MScEng(Sustainable Energy) including Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics.



Eamon McKeogh

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Senior Lecturer


BSc (1974) Queen’s University of Belfast PhD (1978) Queen’s University of Belfast MBA (1986) University College Cork



Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

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University College Cork, Cork