University of Limerick
Department of Design & Manufacturing Technology
Diarmaid Lane received his B. Tech (Ed.) and Ph.D. in Technology Education from the University of Limerick in 2008 and 2011 respectively. He spent six years in the metal fabrication industry developing engineering craft based skills prior to pursuing his studies in technology education. He currently holds a faculty position at the University of Limerick where he teaches engineering graphics courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students of initial teacher education. He was the program chair for the 67th MidYear Conference in Limerick, Ireland in 2012. He has been awarded the EDGD Chair’s Award in 2010 and 2011 in addition to the Oppenheimer Award in 2012. His research interests are in the development of spatial cognition through freehand sketching. His goal as the current Director of Membership is to promote the recruitment of new members with particular focus on graduate students who could significantly benefit from collaborating with established division members. (www.cdio.org) collaborative.