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Assoc Professor Amanda Gibney

Assoc Professor

Amanda Gibney

Associate Professor
School of Civil Engineering
01 716 3217
University College Dublin, School of Civil Engineering, Richview Newstead Belfield Dublin 4

BIO

Amanda Gibney qualified with a 1st Class honours BE from UCD in 1985. She was initially employed as a structural design engineer in London by Ove Arup & Partners and subsequently by Skidmore Owings and Merrill. She undertook a p/t MSc at City University in London, graduating in 1990. Amanda returned to Ireland in 1991 and worked with Techrete in Howth, thereafter with Muir Associates. Amanda returned to academia in 1995, and is an Associate Professor in the School of Civil Engineering. Amanda completed her PhD at UCD in 2002, on asphaltic materials. Her main research interests are in the area of bituminous materials and teaching and learning. Amanda was appointed as a UCD Fellow in Teaching and Academic Development in 2007. She served as the Vice Principal for T&L for the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, and subsequently as Vice Principal for T&L for the College of Engineering & Architecture. She was was awarded a National Teaching Excellence Award in 2009.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN APPOINTMENTS

  • Associate Professor
    University College Dublin, Ireland2014
  • Lecturer
    University College Dublin, Ireland1995 - 2014

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Vice Principal Teaching & Learning
    University College Dublin, University College Dublin, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Derbyshire, D04 V1W8, Ireland2014
  • Universitas 21 Deputy Senior Leader
    University College Dublin, University College Dublin, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Derbyshire, D04 V1W8, Ireland2016
  • Vice Principal Teaching & Learning
    University College Dublin, University College Dublin, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Derbyshire, D04 V1W8, Ireland2008 - 2011
  • UCD Fellow in Teaching & Academic Development
    University College Dublin, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland2007
  • Associate Dean of Engineering
    University College Dublin, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland2007 - 2008
  • Programme Coordinator (Structural Engineering with Architecture BSc & ME)
    University College Dublin, University College Dublin, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Derbyshire, D04 V1W8, Ireland2002 - 2008
  • Programme Coordinator (Transportation Engineering MEngSc)
    University College Dublin, University College Dublin, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Derbyshire, D04 V1W8, Ireland1995 - 1998

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Design Engineer
    Muir Associates30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Project Engineer
    Techrete Ireland Ltd30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Site & Design Engineer
    Skidmore Owings & Merrill30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Structural Design Engineer
    Ove Arup & Partners30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999

DEGREES

  • BE
    University College Dublin
  • MSc
    University of London
  • PhD
    University College Dublin