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AIT students take on Engineers Week Challenge

Story by Tom Kelly

Tuesday, 26th February, 2013 9:30am

AIT students take on Engineers Week Challenge

Students in AIT will take part in a challenge this morning, Tuesday, February 26 as part of Engineers Week 2013.

The students will have the task of submitting ideas to the government on a 'Sustainable Cloud' solution relating to support ICT companies locating their data centres in Ireland and will have from 10am to 2pm to submit their responses. The Engineers Week Student Challenge - 'Sustainable Cloud: Ireland's Opportunity' will take place in the Engineering Faculty, Athlone IT.

Students from colleges across the country will also undertake the challenge with all responses to be reviewed by Mainstream Renewable Power and Engineers Ireland. In addition to Athlone IT other third level institutions taking on the challenge include DIT Bolton Street, IT Tallaght, IT Blanchardstown, Galway Mayo IT, IT Carlow, NUI Galway, Dundalk IT, University College Cork, Cork IT, Waterford IT, Sligo IT and NUI Maynooth.