Biological Transformation of Manufacturing

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerald Byrne

Personal Statement

"Biological Transformation in Manufacturing is a breaking new Frontier of Industry 4.0."

Work experience

 Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University College Dublin (UCD), Managing Director of GB Innovation Ltd, Former Dean of Engineering and College Principal for Engineering and Architecture at UCD. Daimler Benz AG in the Corporate Production Research, Chief Engineer (Oberingenieur), IWF, TU Berlin. Mechanical/Production Engineer at Coras Iompair Eireann and Donnelly Mirrors Ltd, Ireland. Senior Advisor (UK and Ireland) Fraunhofer Gesellschaft.
 Fellow of acatech (Germany) and of the Royal Academy of Engineering UK. Past President Irish Academy of Engineering and of Engineers Ireland.

Course of studies

1983Dr-Ing. Degree (summa cum lauda) Technical University Berlin in Manufacturing Engineering
1983Masters Degree in Engineering (MSc) Trinity College Dublin
1975Bachelors Degree (BSc) in Mechanical Engineering Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)