Professor Nabeel Riza Inducted to the Royal Irish Academy

10 Jun 2020

Nabeel Riza, Chair Professor of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland has been inducted to the Royal Irish Academy (RIA). Membership to the RIA ( is the most prestigious honour awarded to scholars in Ireland across all disciplines. The RIA was founded in 1785 and past renowned RIA members include Mary Robinson, former President of the Republic of Ireland, Nobel Prize winner in Literature, William B. Yeats and Nobel Prize winning physicists Erwin Schrödinger and Ernst T. S. Walton. At the RIA Induction Ceremony on May 22, 2020, RIA President Dr Mary Canning added: “Ireland should be immensely proud of these women and men who have brought international acclaim to our country. As members of the Royal Irish Academy, they will strengthen our capacity to provide the expert advice Ireland needs at this time.”

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