During the 2019-2020 academic year, 31 Fulbright U.S. Awardees will visit Ireland to undertake study, research and lecturing.
Specialists and students taking part in the programme are from a variety of disciplines, focusing in diverse areas such as refugee integration, cultural identity, sustainable practices, gender-based violence, design, language technology and health care.
As a Fulbright Scholar at TU Dublin, Professor Lonny Simonian’s instructional topics, include MEPF design and construction, BIM and construction prefabrication, project management, and managing a virtual construction company.
An Instructor in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Cal Poly, Professor Simonian is a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of California, and a Project Management Institute certified Project Management Professional. His Cal Poly courses have included Building Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Systems, Management of the Construction Firm, and Construction Project Management. He is the principal or corresponding author of over three dozen peer-reviewed papers. Professor Simonian will be at TU Dublin until the end of this term.
The Fulbright Program is designed to increase mutual understanding globally and is the flagship international educational exchange program in the U.S. with exchange opportunities in more than 160 countries worldwide. The Fulbright Commission in Ireland annually awards grants for Irish citizens to study, research, or teach in the U.S. and for Americans to do the same in Ireland.
For information on how to apply for a Fulbright Irish Award to the USA or partner with Fulbright to host a U.S. Awardee in Ireland, visit www.fulbright.ie.
Professor Lonny Simonian