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PM Group 2020

PM Group Design Award 2020-21

PM Group: Design Award (Individual) presented by:-

Tara Murphy               Senior Process Engineer

In Attendance:

Kevin Gibson               Senior Process Engineer

Established in 1973, for over 46 years PM-Group have built expertise in pharma, food, data and medical technologies, with over 2,700 employees across a global network of offices.
PM-Group specialise in, Project Management, Strategic Planning Architecture, Engineering Consultancy, Procurement, Construction Services, Commissioning & Qualification, EH&S, Managed Services, Sustainability and Outsourced Technical Services.
The PM-Group award is presented to the student with the best individual design memo from PE4006 Design Project

2020-21 Winner is Colm Power (Graduated 2020)

“Colm Power worked in a group that designed a commercial scale production facility for Sofosbuvir, a medication fr the treatment of hepatitis C. In addition to his group contribution, he worked on the design and optimisation of a Solvent Recovery Distillation Column, for the recovery of Dichloromethane (DCM) from a mixture of solvent streams, with 99% purity and 80% recovery. Colm has also carried out a detailed hazard and operability study, identifying in detail the major hazards of the process, implementing novel safety features for the mitigation of the associated risks.”


A specially minted medal to the value of €300 and a cheque for €1,000

Process and Chemical Engineering

Innealtóireacht Próiseas agus Cheimiceach

Room 312, 3rd floor, Food Science Building, University College Cork