About Us

Welcome and Vision

It is a pleasure to welcome you to the web site of the School of Engineering and Architecture, University College Cork, Cork City, Ireland. Whether you are a prospective student, interested colleague, or simply browsing the web, you will find that the School of Engineering and Architecture offers a wealth of expertise in education and research within the fields of architecture, chemical, civil, electrical, electronic, energy, mechanical, and process engineering, all embraced in an intimate surrounding of a scholarly learning experience in beautiful Cork city. UCC has a long and proud tradition in engineering education dating back almost a century. George Boole (1815-1864), the father of Boolean Algebra, a fundamental theory for modern electronic computing and engineering served as Professor at UCC. Today, graduates and academic members of the School continue to contribute worldwide to advancing engineering technologies and are highly regarded by employers and scholars across the globe.

School of Engineering and Architecture Contacts

Name Jorge Oliveira
Qualification BE PhD Ceng MIEI MIChemE MIFT
Position Head, School of Engineering and Architecture and Senior Lecturer in Process and Chemical Engineering 
Research Area

Product Design Engineering and Affective Product Design.

Telephone +353(0)21 490 2006
Email j.oliveira@ucc.ie


Name Position Photo

Helen Buckley

Email: h.buckley@ucc.ie

Tel: +353 21 490 2661

School Manager  

Claudia Cashman

Email: c.cashman@ucc.ie

Tel: +353 (0)21 490 2210

PA to Head,

Senior Executive Assistant


Mary O'Leary
B.A., H.Dip in Educ.

Email: mary.oleary@ucc.ie

Tel: +353 (0)21 490 3081


Research Student Administrator

Senior Executive Assistant



Disciplines Contact Information

Name Discipline Telephone

Niamh O’Sullivan


Electrical & Electronic +353 (0)21 490 2923
Niamh O’Sullivan Mechanical +353 (0)21 490 2923

Sheila Lonergan


Civil , Environmental & Structural +353 (0)21 490 2128

Claire O'Sullivan


Process and Chemical +353 (0)21 490 2389


Energy +353 (0)21 490 3980

Gerry McCarthy


Architecture +353 (0)21 429 8401

Mailing Address and Telephone

School of Engineering Office,
Electrical Engineering Building,
University College Cork,
College Road,
T 353 (0)21 490 2210 

School of Engineering and Architecture

Scoil na hInnealtóireachta

Electrical Engineering Building, UCC, College Road, Cork.