As part of the DCU President’s Awards for Engagement 2019, Professor Barry McMullin (School of Electronic Engineering) today received a special merit award for policy engagement and leadership in the area of climate change and sustainability. He is the founding member and first chair of An Taisce Climate Committee (ATCC).

Professor McMullin has engaged in lobbying, advocacy and activism in the area of climate change through publications, submissions and media interventions, presentations to Oireachtas committees, attendance at the annual UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) CoPs (Conference of the Parties) and support for climate-related legislation in the Dail.  We congratulate Barry on this well deserved award, testament to his commitment and passion in the area of climate change action, research and policy.