University College Cork Scientist Honoured by Leading Physicists

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UCC Scientist Honoured by World's Leading Physicists

Published 17 September 2018

Professor Stephen Fahy of the Department of Physics at University College Cork (UCC) was honoured by eminent physicists from across the world who came together to celebrate his work and academic contributions in the field of science, education and research.

In a two day conference organised at the Tyndall National Institute, academicians and scientists from world’s leading universities including Berkley, Michigan, Stanford, Colorado, Bristol, Belfast, Queens and Imperial College London gathered to celebrate his achievements on turning 60 years of age. UCC president Patrick O’Shea described professor Fahy as “a wonderful educator, a researcher of the highest calibre, and a great friend”. He has been awarded four SFI Principal Investigator Awards and has a stellar research career.

University College Cork is among Ireland’s leading universities, often selected as the best Irish university across all major world university league tables. UCC lays strong emphasis on high quality research and learning.

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