The 56th Annual General Meeting - 2017

Thursday, 26 October 2017 05:45 PM

The 56th Annual General Meeting - 2017 ... Read More

Accelerated testing of organic and perovskite photovoltaic materials and devices using concentrated sunlight

Monday, 16 October 2017 05:45 PM

A significant challenge en route to commercialization of such novel photovoltaic (PV) technologies as organic PV (OPV) and perovskite-based solar cells is the development of devices combining high efficiency and operational stability. ... Read More

Speak Out for Engineering IMechE Competition

Thursday, 5 October 2017 05:45 PM

The IMechE Speak Out for Engineering competition offers Affiliates, Associate, and Young IMechE members the opportunity to present an engineering project with the aim of enhancing the verbal and visual communication skills... Read More

The MGPEI Annual Dinner

Saturday, 15 July 2017 07:30 PM

The MGPEI Annual dinner is the annual opportunity to meet up with some ‘old friends’, and catch up on the latest news and the events of the past year. ... Read More

Socomec’s Electronic Protection Line and Electrical Network Analyser

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 05:45 PM

Founded in 1922, Socomec is an industrial group with a workforce of 3100 people. ... Read More

Best of Both Worlds? Questions of Scale in Science and Engineering for Society

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 05:45 PM

Matter is made of atoms, crowds are formed of people, and financial markets comprise transactions. ... Read More

Mechanics of Moving Teeth

Thursday, 1 June 2017 05:45 PM

The high aesthetic requirements of today’s culture leads to an increased demand for straight teeth by both adolescents and adults. ... Read More

Business Process Management & Digitalisation By Ing. Joseph Micallef

Thursday, 4 May 2017 05:45 PM

Throughout the millions of years of its existence, Nature has demonstrated that the need to evolve is a mandatory element for survival. Factual proof is provided by studying the evolution process of the animal kingdom. ... Read More

Aircraft Engineers within Bomb Disposal By Colin Gauci

Thursday, 20 April 2017 05:45 PM

Since the invention of explosives there has been a requirement for their safe disposal, this requirement developed into the discipline of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) more commonly referred to as Bomb Disposal. ... Read More

The IET Present around the World Competition

Thursday, 16 March 2017 05:45 PM

Like in previous years we are giving the opportunity to students, apprentices and young engineering professionals to represent Malta at the regional IET Present around the World Competition. The finalists will compete by giving us the following presentations: ... Read More

WHAT IS GPON AND WHAT CAN IT DO FOR YOU?

Thursday, 9 March 2017 05:45 PM

Your telecommunication and data network can be upgraded to improve energy efficiency and reduce capital and operating expenses. This in addition to higher bandwidth and increased security and reliability.... Read More

The PATW Competition

Friday, 24 February 2017 12:00 AM

Present Around The World…For the knowledge…For the kudos…For your career.... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Dissertations by Graduates of the Faculty of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Thursday, 23 February 2017 05:45 PM

Our newly graduated Engineers are once again given the opportunity to give a presentation on the work that they have done in their Final year dissertation.... Read More

MCAST Electrical, Electronics and Mechanical Engineering Final Year Projects

Thursday, 16 February 2017 05:45 PM

MCAST Electrical, Electronics and Mechanical Engineering Final Year Projects... Read More

Memories of Arabia Felix – The Land, The People, The Buildings by Perit Joseph Galea

Thursday, 26 January 2017 05:45 PM

The presentation recalls a visit by Perit Joseph Galea to the Asir Province in the South west of Saudi Arabia back in 1981 to document the characteristic, vernacular houses of the region.... Read More

Malta’s Water Footprint and Implications of Increasing Global Water Consumption by Dr Gordon Knox

Thursday, 12 January 2017 05:45 PM

Malta only looks at traditional consumption of water supplied by the public utility. Other water consumption, on islands, is not considered or ignored for national planning. ... Read More

From Risk to Resilience: Practice Made Perfect?

Thursday, 15 December 2016 06:30 PM

The lecture will provide attendees with a unique and region-specific perspective on emergency management... Read More

Why Engineering? by Ing Joe V Camilleri and The 55th Annual General Meeting

Thursday, 3 November 2016 05:45 PM

This presentation will attempt to answer the question of why Engineers choose to do what they do and what motivates them. It will be illustrated by personal examples from the speaker’s own career. ... Read More

Lightning – The Total Solution to Effective Protection by Mr. Jason Leatherland from ABB Furse

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 05:45 PM

The MGPEI together with the Chamber of Engineers and in collaboration with ABB Furse of Nottingham UK and their local agent MCE Limited, would like to invite you to attend this interesting short seminar ... Read More

Socomec’s Diris Digiware Energy Management and INOSYS Modular Load break switches by Ms. Luiza Valadares Machado

Thursday, 13 October 2016 05:45 PM

Socomec’s latest addition to their range brings together groundbreaking digital electrical measurement technology, from sensors to software, to deliver an unrivalled degree of flexibility to installations.... Read More

The MGPEI Annual Dinner

Saturday, 9 July 2016 07:30 PM

Summer is the perfect time to meet up with some ‘old friends’, and catch up on the latest news and the MGPEI Annual Dinner is the that occasion. ... Read More

Qatar From The Inside by Michael J Brewer Eur Eng, CEng, MICE, BSc(Hons)

Thursday, 7 July 2016 05:45 PM

Since Qatar started developing its oil reserves in the 1950s, gaining its independence in 1971 and discovering natural gas it has become one of the richest countries in the world. ... Read More

Site Visit to Villa Frere hosted by Perit Edward Said

Thursday, 9 June 2016 06:00 PM

The gardens have been studied and slowly being given a legible appearance so that posterity can appreciate its once marvelled splendour.... Read More

What’s that noise? The Multiple Uses of Ambient Seismic Noise by Dr. Pauline Galea

Thursday, 19 May 2016 05:45 PM

Natural forces (ocean waves, wind, etc) and human activities are constantly impinging on the Earth’s surface, causing it to vibrate with a spectrum of frequencies. ... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Dissertations by MCAST Graduates

Thursday, 12 May 2016 05:45 PM

Our new MCAST graduates are being invited, for the first time, to present to us the work that they have done in their Final year dissertation.... Read More

Quiz Night

Thursday, 5 May 2016 05:45 PM

A fun, interactive night of trivia...... Read More

Beghelli SmartDriver technology – an innovative approach to LED lighting systems management & energy savings control by Mr. Ales Rychtar and Mr. Massimo Lolli

Thursday, 7 April 2016 05:45 PM

Beghelli introduced a smart way to cut Your energy bills in a multiple way by installing just one system, controlling Your LED-lighting applications. ... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Dissertations by Mechanical Engineering Graduates

Thursday, 17 March 2016 05:45 PM

Our newly graduated Mechanical Engineers are once again given the opportunity to give a presentation on the work that they have done in their Final year dissertation.... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Dissertations by Graduates of the Faculty for the Built Environment

Thursday, 10 March 2016 05:45 PM

Our newly graduated Architects & Civil Engineers are once again given the opportunity to give a presentation on the work that they have done in their Final year dissertation.... Read More

The IET Present around the World Competition

Thursday, 25 February 2016 05:45 PM

Like in previous years we are giving the opportunity to students, apprentices and young engineering professionals to represent Malta at the regional IET Present around the World Competition. The finalists will compete by giving us the following presentations: ... Read More

Irrigating a Semi-Arid Landscape: The Medieval Maltese Context Dr Keith Buhagiar

Thursday, 18 February 2016 05:45 PM

The annexation of the Maltese archipelago to Norman Sicily in AD 1127 appears to have been characterised by a centralised coordinated effort aimed at increasing the hydrological and agricultural output of specifically designated countryside areas in north and northwest Malta. ... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Project by Graduates of the Faculty of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Thursday, 11 February 2016 05:45 PM

Four of our newly graduated Engineers are once again given the opportunity to give a presentation on the work that they have done in their Final year dissertation.... Read More

The Design for Full Oncology Centre - Part 1: Lowering of the Carbon footprint by Ing Paul Vassallo

Thursday, 14 January 2016 05:45 PM

In 2008 although an alternative site (ie at Zammit Clapp Hospital) for an oncology centre to replace Sir Paul Boffa Hospital had already been chosen and approved, FMS after conducting a comparative analysis concluded that the most feasible and equitable option was to set up a full centre at the Mate... Read More

Cybersecurity: the global challenge of the 21st Century by Ms Lara Pace

Friday, 18 December 2015 05:45 PM

With the rapid expansion of the Internet, and its underpinning of the world economy, this presentation will seek to introduce the complexity of the challenge faced by nation states today. ... Read More

The new boundaries of structural concrete by Prof. Liberato Ferrara

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 05:45 PM

Fiber-reinforced self-compacting concrete (FR-SCC) combines the benefits of highly flowable concrete in the fresh state with the enhanced performance in the hardened state in terms of crack control and fracture toughness provided by the dispersed fiber reinforcement. ... Read More

Greening Existing Buildings - The Challenges of Retrofitting Old Buildings by Ing. Mario Schembri

Thursday, 12 November 2015 05:45 PM

The prospect of transforming the existing building stock into sustainable buildings is often desired but dismissed as an unwieldy option. Whilst the technical challenges for doing so are wide and varied, from an environmental sustainability standpoint, such undertaking makes perfect sense. ... Read More

The 54th Annual General Meeting - 2015

Thursday, 5 November 2015 05:45 PM

AGENDA FOR THE 54TH AGM... Read More

Socomec’s Diris Digiware by Ms. Daiane Rezende Carrijo

Thursday, 1 October 2015 05:45 PM

Socomec has invested many millions of Euros in the development of a new, digital electrical measurement technology – Diris Digiware.... Read More

Behind the Scenes of the Grand Prix by Roberto Boccafogli

Wednesday, 9 September 2015 06:00 PM

After the usual short summer break we will re-start our activities by teaming up once again with Mr Pierre Vella, the Maltese F1 correspondent. We are pleased to invite you for a presentation by the well renowned Roberto Boccafogli who will be in Malta to give a presentation to the MGPEI members and... Read More

THE MGPEI Annual Dinner

Saturday, 11 July 2015 07:30 PM

The MGPEI Annual dinner is the annual opportunity to meet up with some ‘old friends’, and catch up on the latest news and the events of the past year. ... Read More

The use of Carbon Fibre technology for structural repairs and strengthening in buildings by Dott. Ing. Michelangelo Micheloni

Thursday, 25 June 2015 05:45 PM

In today’s construction industry, structural repairs and reinforcement using Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymers (FRPs) are being preferred against classical methods of reinforcement using steel and reinforced concrete. ... Read More

The Diesel Particulate Filter Blockage Problem in Malta by Dr Ing Mario Farrugia

Thursday, 18 June 2015 05:45 PM

The Diesel Particulate Filter is a recent diesel engine after-treatment aimed at reducing soot and particulate matter emissions. Its capture mechanism is by using a flow through setup, i.e. it acts as a mechanical filter and blocks the soot and particulates in the internal volume within the DPF. ... Read More

Solar Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Innovation by Mr Christopher Micallef

Thursday, 11 June 2015 05:45 PM

This Presentation is an introduction to a revolutionized American Patented invention that goes against all odds that Refrigeration principles work on, and as we all were taught. ... Read More

Site Visit to the Interconnector site at Maghtab Hosted by Dr. Joe Vassallo

Thursday, 28 May 2015 06:00 PM

The Malta-Italy Interconnector, inaugurated in April 2014, contributes to the achievement of a diversified mix of energy sources by providing the country with access to electricity generated through sources located in Sicily and other regions in mainland Europe.... Read More

Infrastructure for Autonomous Vehicles by Eur Ing Matthew Clarke MBA BEng CEng MIET MCMI

Thursday, 21 May 2015 05:45 PM

Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) are expected to create a more organized surface transport market, with reduced infrastructure, improved safety, lower energy consumption and vehicle ownership rates. ... Read More

The National Flood Relief Project by Perit Carm Mifsud Borg

Thursday, 14 May 2015 05:45 PM

This National Flood Relief project seeks to mitigate flooding in nine different localities in Malta with five Project Components. ... Read More

Quiz Night

Friday, 24 April 2015 05:45 PM

A fun, interactive night of trivia with a prize for the winning team.... Read More

Wine culture – Discovering the world of wine!

Friday, 17 April 2015 06:00 PM

This social activity is now a regular event in our calendar for members, guests & partners.... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Dissertations by Graduates of the Faculty for the Built Environment

Thursday, 9 April 2015 05:45 PM

We are pleased to once again give newly graduated Architects & Civil Engineers the opportunity to share with us the culmination of all of the hard work, which was put into their final year dissertations, by giving us the following presentations:... Read More

The IET Present around the World Competition

Thursday, 12 March 2015 05:45 PM

This year we are pleased to once again give the opportunity to students, apprentices or young engineering professionals to represent Malta at the regional IET Present around the World Competition. ... Read More

Green Malta Debate - RES in the Maltese Landscape

Friday, 27 February 2015 05:45 PM

The debate shall focus on the aspect of the implementation of renewable energy sources in the Maltese Islands... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Project by Graduates of the Faculty of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Thursday, 19 February 2015 05:45 PM

We are pleased to once again present four of our newly graduated Engineers, who shall be presenting to us the work that they have done in their Final year dissertation.... Read More

Fort St Elmo by Perit Ray DeMicoli

Thursday, 5 February 2015 05:45 PM

It is without a doubt that Fort St Elmo’s history, which spans across four centuries, has rendered it one of the foremost military monuments of the Maltese Islands. A significant part of the story of Valletta and the Maltese Islands has survived through the Fort and its environs. ... Read More

Energy Performance Certification by Ing Joseph Cuschieri

Thursday, 29 January 2015 05:45 PM

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is now required by law when a building is constructed, sold or put on the market for rental purposes. ... Read More

University of Malta Racing

Thursday, 18 December 2014 05:45 PM

UoMR is an enthusiastic group of University students that have teamed up to design, build and race an open-wheel formula style racing car ... Read More

Land Reclamation by Mr Wilhelmus H. G. Klomp

Thursday, 27 November 2014 05:45 PM

In recent decades land reclamations became more and more important as an expansion of industrial areas, e.g. airports, container terminals, industrial plants and residential areas. ... Read More

The 53rd Annual General Meeting

Thursday, 6 November 2014 05:45 PM

AGENDA FOR THE 53RD ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING... Read More

Taking the Right Decision by Stefano Domenicali

Thursday, 16 October 2014 06:15 PM

Stefano joined Ferrari immediately after graduating, and initially worked in the company's fiscal administration. ... Read More

Stamp Designs by Richard J. Caruana

Thursday, 25 September 2014 05:45 PM

Apart from being an internationally renowned aviation artist and historian, Mr Richard J. Caruana, is also well known for his stamp designs. ... Read More

THE MGPEI Annual Dinner

Saturday, 12 July 2014 07:30 PM

The MGPEI Annual Dinner is an established event on our calendar and serves as a social occasion where we have the chance to meet and catch up on the events of the past year.... Read More

Home Automation System by VIMAR - Mario Orlando

Thursday, 12 June 2014 05:45 PM

Home automation allows interaction between all the systems within the home. This means all the constituent elements can communicate with one another, carrying out functions programmed by the user in addition to part- or fully-automated functions.... Read More

Plastic-Based Solar Electricity: Will it be the low-cost type? by Prof Brian Azzopardi

Thursday, 29 May 2014 05:45 PM

Plastic-based photovoltaic (PV) technology, also known as organic photovoltaic (OPV), has the development promise to be one of the third PV generation technology, practically where sunlight reaches a surface area both indoors and outdoors. ... Read More

Biomedical Cybernetics by Prof. Kenneth P Camilleri

Thursday, 15 May 2014 05:45 PM

In 2011 the University of Malta set up the Centre for Biomedical Cybernetics to promote multi-disciplinary work concerned with biological and biomedical systems and signals and with the application of digital technologies to medicine, ... Read More

“Indoor environment – from comfort to hazard” by Prof. Dr. Lina Seduikyte

Wednesday, 30 April 2014 05:45 PM

People spend up to 90% of their time indoors. It is a widely known fact that for a large number of pollutants, pollution level can be higher in buildings than in outdoor spaces.Componente del Consiglio Diret... Read More

Flow Technologies by Oreste Consales

Thursday, 10 April 2014 05:45 PM

The Pentair Group is a world leader in the design and production of innovative products and systems used everywhere for the treatment, handling and storage of water.... Read More

AUX Air Conditioning Systems by Justin Peng

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 05:45 PM

Established in 1986, AUX Group is one of the top 500 enterprises in China. ... Read More

“Waste-to-Energy Potential in Malta and on Gozo” by Prof. Peter J. Schubert

Thursday, 27 February 2014 05:45 PM

On average, Maltese citizens produce 0.68 kg of solid waste daily. Tourists contribute double that. Recycling is energy-intensive, difficult, and expensive, so some solid waste must be disposed of. ... Read More

The IET Present around the world Competition

Thursday, 20 February 2014 05:45 PM

This year we are pleased to once again give the opportunity to students, apprentices or young engineering professionals to represent Malta at the regional IET Present around the World Competition. The finalists will compete by giving us the following presentations:... Read More

The Barrakka Lift Project by Mr Michael Francica

Thursday, 13 February 2014 05:45 PM

The new Panoramic lifts for the landmark Barrakka Lift Tower, linking the Grand Harbour and the Capital’s main thoroughfare replaces the original lift, dismantled in 1983, which had been operating between 1905 and 1973. ... Read More

Present around the world - PATW competition

Thursday, 6 February 2014 12:00 AM

If you are a student, apprentice or a young engineering professional aged between 18-26 years, this is your chance to compete for various cash prizes ... Read More

Green Energy and Technology: Choosing Among Alternatives by Dr Brian Azzopardi

Thursday, 30 January 2014 05:45 PM

The primary renewable energy system (RES) investment decision-making criteria are economics. These criteria are focused on the RES and its support ancillary infrastructure technical superiorities, such as efficiency and cost, which is reasonable in the context of generous financial support schemes. ... Read More

IT Risk Identification and Disaster Recovery by Mark Fenech

Thursday, 16 January 2014 05:45 PM

Risk Identification is one of the phases described in the ISO31000 Risk Assessment process. This talk will explore this risk identification phase from an IT perspective:... Read More

Presentation by the University of Malta Racing Team

Thursday, 19 December 2013 05:45 PM

UoM Racing is a team of university students from various courses who have embarked on an exciting project to design, build and race a formula style racing car in a prestigious competition designed for universities all over the world.... Read More

Guest room connectivity by Mr Sabu Picha

Thursday, 12 December 2013 05:45 PM

TeleAdapt is the world ’s innovator in designing guestroom products that help hotels keep their guests connected. Solutions include audio/video connectivity devices, ... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Dissertations by Graduates of The Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Thursday, 5 December 2013 05:45 PM

This year we are pleased to once again give three of our newly graduates the opportunity to share with us the culmination of all of the hard work, which was put into their final year dissertations, by giving us the following presentations:... Read More

The 52nd Annual General Meeting - 2013

Thursday, 14 November 2013 05:45 PM

AGENDA FOR THE 52ND AGM... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Project by Graduates of the Faculty of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Thursday, 7 November 2013 05:45 PM

We are pleased to once again present four of our newly graduated Engineers, who shall be presenting to us the work that they have done in their Final year dissertation.... Read More

Control of variable speed wind turbines by Dr. John Licari

Thursday, 31 October 2013 05:45 PM

During the last two decades, the wind industry has made large technological advancements on wind turbines. ... Read More

Site Visit - Wine culture – Maria Rosa Winery

Friday, 18 October 2013 06:00 PM

This social activity is now a regular event in our calendar for members, guests & partners.... Read More

Impact of Technology in our Day to Day Life by Ing. Raymond Vassallo

Thursday, 11 July 2013 05:45 PM

There is evidence that since the end of the second ice age, that is from some 400,000 years ago, Homo sapiens has designed, manufactured and utilised artefacts to ameliorate his life. In various museums one is able to see what are believed to be fishing points, arrow heads, axes, sickles, chisels an... Read More

THE MGPEI Annual Dinner

Saturday, 6 July 2013 07:30 PM

The MGPEI Annual Dinner is an established event on our calendar and serves as a social occasion where we have the chance to meet and catch up on the events of the past year.... Read More

The Electricity Interconnection between Malta and Sicily

Thursday, 13 June 2013 05:45 PM

The electricity interconnection between Malta and Sicily will connect Enemalta’s 132kV, 50Hz network to Terna’s 220kV, 50Hz network at Ragusa.... Read More

The London 2012 Olympic Park by Mr. Ian Guest

Thursday, 23 May 2013 05:45 PM

The London 2012 Games created the catalyst for an ambitious Energy Strategy for East London which would bring significant carbon reduction benefits, but needed to be balanced with both a resilient solution and timely delivery to meet the needs of Games ... Read More

The New Simonds Farsons Cisk Brewery by Architecture Project

Thursday, 9 May 2013 05:45 PM

As part of Simonds Farsons Cisk (SFC) modernisation programme, SFC commissioned and built a new Brewhouse to accommodate the increase in demand and improve the efficiency of the process. ... Read More

An Introduction to IT Risk Management by Mark Fenech

Thursday, 2 May 2013 05:45 PM

IT has grown from humble beginnings to being the most powerful tool a business can use, squeezing its way even into the boardroom of most organisations. ... Read More

Clean Energy from Photovoltaics by Mr Andrea Bozzetto

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 05:45 PM

Conergy is the only solar company worldwide that delivers synchronised solar systems. ... Read More

The IET Present around the World Competition

Thursday, 28 February 2013 05:45 PM

This year we are pleased to once again give the opportunity to students, apprentices or young engineering professionals to represent Malta at the regional IET Present around the World Competition. The finalists will compete by giving us the following presentations:... Read More

Mater Dei Hospital – HVAC DESIGN by Ing Paul Vassallo

Thursday, 14 February 2013 05:45 PM

HVAC systems for hospitals and health care facilities have special requirements because of the inherent nature of their functions and unique risk to patients.... Read More

Present around the World Competition

Friday, 8 February 2013 12:00 AM

Make an impression worldwide Think you can present? Want to win a cash prize? Enter the IET Present around the World Competition and see if you can reach the global final in London ... Read More

The Thermal Treatment Facility by Ing. Mary Grace Micallef

Thursday, 7 February 2013 05:45 PM

The Thermal Treatment Facility at Marsa has been inaugurated on the 12th December 2007. This Facility has been financed by the Fifth Financial Ital-Maltese Protocol. The main goal was to provide a treatment facility for the Animal by-products including slaughtering waste generated in Malta and Gozo.... Read More

EXPERTS SPEAK OUT - AN ALTERNATIVE THEORY TO THE OFFICIAL ONE ON THE EVENTS OF 9/11

Thursday, 31 January 2013 05:45 PM

The video, produced by the group, Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth (AE911 Truth) has caught public attention. ... Read More

The Restoration of the Opera House by Perit Konrad Buhagiar

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 05:45 PM

The bombed remains of the old Royal Opera House have deteriorated for over sixty years. Located at the entrance of Valletta, the capital city of Malta, the site constitutes a prominent element of the urban fabric and its considerable use value, as well as its importance as a symbol in the collective... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Dissertations by Graduates of The Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Thursday, 29 November 2012 05:45 PM

This year we are pleased to once again give three of our newly graduated Architects & Civil Engineers the opportunity to share with us the culmination of all of the hard work that was put into their final year dissertations by giving us the following presentations:... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Project by Graduates of the Faculty of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering University of Malta

Thursday, 22 November 2012 05:45 PM

We are pleased to once again present four of our newly graduated Engineers, who shall be presenting to us the work that they have done in their Final year dissertation.... Read More

Biomedical Engineering of your Smile by Ms. Rosanne Zerafa

Thursday, 8 November 2012 05:45 PM

Given a brief introduction on EEG data, a project shall be presented in order to help the audience appreciate the applications of EEG signal processing procedures. ... Read More

The 51st Annual General Meeting - 2012

Thursday, 1 November 2012 05:45 PM

AGENDA FOR THE 51ST AGM 1. Welcome ... Read More

European Global Navigation Satellite System by Mr. Antoine Borg

Thursday, 18 October 2012 05:45 PM

The European Union currently runs two major Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) programs; namely EGNOS and Galileo.... Read More

Power Quality Issues for local PV systems by Prof. Ing. Cyril Spiteri Staines

Thursday, 11 October 2012 05:45 PM

In Malta, the number of PV grid integrated systems has increased substantially over the years both in the domestic and industrial sector. The reason behind this was due to the increase in cost of electricity, the decrease in price of PV systems and due to the handsome grants available.... Read More

Increasing wind turbine blade efficiency through improved aerodynamic knowledge

Thursday, 20 September 2012 05:45 PM

Wind turbine technology will continue to be at the forefront of renewable energy generation worldwide for years to come. This talk will introduce the fundamental aspects of wind turbine blade design as well as the latest developments in the understanding of blade aerodynamics. ... Read More

THE MGPEI Annual Dinner

Saturday, 14 July 2012 07:30 PM

The MGPEI Annual Dinner is an established event on our calendar and serves as a social occasion where we have the chance to meet and catch up on the events of the past year.... Read More

Rule-based Machine Translation of Natural Languages by John J. Camilleri

Thursday, 21 June 2012 05:45 PM

Learning a language takes a lot of time and effort, and no one can be expected to understand more than a handful of languages. As more natural languages find their way online, the need for automatic language translation tools continues to increase.... Read More

In Search of Excellence in Water Management by Eng. Dirk De Ketelaere & Dr. Ing. Alex Rizzo

Thursday, 31 May 2012 05:45 PM

In this presentation the Malta Water Association will outline the three incremental paradigms of water management that a nation will, or should, undergo. Malta will be placed within this framework, and issues and challenges of national concern shall be discussed.... Read More

The potential of smart battery energy storage for grid connected domestic renewable sources of energy

Thursday, 17 May 2012 05:45 PM

The continuous fluctuations in oil prices together with the recent nuclear disaster in Japan has triggered a new way of looking at ways to cope with the future energy demands. Such disasters will leave without power even those who have decided to give a valid input by investing in a grid connected ... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Dissertations by Graduates of the Faculty of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Thursday, 12 April 2012 05:45 PM

We are pleased to once again present three of our newly graduated Engineers, who shall be presenting to us the work that they have done in their Final year dissertation.... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Dissertations by Graduates of The Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Thursday, 29 March 2012 05:45 PM

This year we are pleased to once again give three of our newly graduated Architects & Civil Engineers the opportunity to share with us the culmination of all of the hard work that was put into their final year dissertations by giving us the following presentations:... Read More

Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) - a lean energy approach to managing buildings

Thursday, 8 March 2012 05:45 PM

Not a day passes without reference being made to the topic of energy saving. Whether it is through Government subsidies for renewable systems, grants for energy management, company monthly management reviews, budgeting and forecasting, the airwaves and topics of discussion are replete with reference... Read More

Site Visit - Wine culture – Meridiana Estate

Friday, 2 March 2012 07:00 PM

This social activity is now a regular event in our calendar for members, guests & partners. This year we will be visiting the Meridiana Wine Estate, home of the World-Class Wines of Maltese Character.... Read More

P3ductal pre-insulated aluminium ducts: high performance in high quality air ducts

Thursday, 23 February 2012 05:45 PM

Third millennium buildings have in common the high technological and innovation content of the projects. Innovation not only tied to the architectural choices made but also to the research of the maximum functionality and comfort for the final users.... Read More

The IET Present around the World Competition

Thursday, 16 February 2012 06:15 PM

This year we are pleased to once again give the opportunity to students, apprentices or young engineering professionals to represent Malta at the regional IET Present around the World Competition. The finalists will compete by giving us the following presentations:... Read More

Lufthansa Technik Malta Hangar Development

Thursday, 26 January 2012 05:45 PM

The construction and commissioning of the recently completed LTM facility ushered in a new major industrial development in Malta with the ambitious construction of one of the largest aircraft maintenance facilities administered by Lufthansa Technik within Europe.... Read More

Clean Low Cost Power in Malta

Tuesday, 17 January 2012 06:00 PM

A new clean energy power plant with emission control to reduce dust & pollutants including C02 to absolute minimum levels will substantially reduce the cost of electricity for Malta.... Read More

Present Around The World - Competition

Wednesday, 7 December 2011 12:00 PM

Make an impression worldwide Think you can present? Want to win a cash prize? Enter the IET Present around the World Competition and see if you can reach the global final in London ... Read More

Early Civil Aviation in Malta – 1918-1940

Thursday, 15 December 2011 05:45 PM

With such an important strategic position, Malta's contribution towards the development of civil air traffic was unsurpassed by even larger nations bordering the Mediterranean.... Read More

Networking Evening in collaboration with U.E.S.A.

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 06:30 PM

The MGPEI would like to welcome Engineers and Technologists from different fields and specializations to this Networking Eve with the University Engineering Students. ... Read More

Innovation in Sleeping Brain Research

Thursday, 24 November 2011 05:45 PM

Studies in Neurophysiology has been at the forefront of Technology and medicine for this last century. From the invention of the EEG to the latest brain scans using high end devices such as MRI and PET scanning. ... Read More

Architecture Nights - Corinthia London Hotel

Friday, 18 November 2011 06:00 PM

This event is of interest to architects, civil engineers, interior designers and project managers ... Read More

Refrigeration Compressor Performance Optimisation By Mario Duca and Etienne Spiteri

Thursday, 10 November 2011 05:45 PM

Air-conditioners, refrigeration equipment and chillers are many a time the second highest cost item after labour costs, within specific business enterprises. ... Read More

The 50th Annual General Meeting - 2011

Thursday, 27 October 2011 05:45 PM

AGENDA FOR THE 50TH AGM... Read More

Engineering, Development and the Environment: Friends of Foes?

Thursday, 13 October 2011 05:45 PM

A recent paper in a learned conservation journal characterized conservation as 'protecting nature from humans'. For the last several years we have seen, globally, several confrontations between what have been characterized as the interests of 'nature' and the interests of 'people'... Read More

Grill Out.....the Joint Summer event

Friday, 29 July 2011 08:00 PM

On Friday 29th July 2011 at the Corinthia Hotel, St. George's Bay, St. Julians... Read More

Technical Presentation - Heart Electrophysiology and Basic Life Support by Mr Maximilian Mifsud MD MRCS(Edin)

Thursday, 9 June 2011 05:45 PM

The presentation will focus briefly on the role of the heart and the basic structure of the heart, and mainly on the electrophysiology, or in simple terms the circuitry of the heart. ... Read More

Technical Presentation - All Changed, Changed Utterly - By Patrick Kidney – Chairman IET Ireland Local Network

Thursday, 2 June 2011 05:45 PM

It is only a relatively short time since the radio or wireless was a piece of furniture in European home and the mainstay of home entertainment. Radios get smaller, televisions entered homes and home entertainment became a reality. ... Read More

50th Anniversary Celebrations

Thursday, 5 May 2011 06:30 PM

The Group was born in 1961, and so this year we celebrate the golden anniversary. We shall not be celebrating alone as we shall have with us the presidents of the IET and the IMechE, and the president-elect of the ICE. So we shall be celebrating in style.... Read More

Technical Presentations by the Presidents of the Three Engineering Institutions

Thursday, 5 May 2011 06:30 PM

For the 50th Anniversary Celebrations we shall have with us the presidents of the IET and the IMechE, and the vice-president of the ICE. They will contribute to our celebrations by giving us the following Technical presentations:... Read More

Presentation of Final Year Dissertations by Graduates of The Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Thursday, 14 April 2011 05:45 PM

This year we are pleased to once again give three of our newly graduated Architects & Civil Engineers the opportunity to share with us the culmination of all of the hard work that was put into their final year dissertations by giving us the following presentations: ... Read More

Practical sustainable initiatives during cleaning and packaging operations in the Food and Beverage Industry

Thursday, 7 April 2011 05:45 PM

Concern for the environment and the escalating costs of energy, water and materials are forcing food and beverage manufactures to move towards more sustainable practices for every stage of manufacturing processes. At the same time there is considerable pressure to improve the productivity of the man... Read More

Surge Protection as per latest BS EN 62305

Thursday, 24 March 2011 05:45 PM

During the presentation, Eng. Joseph Ellwood will give an overview of BS EN 62305 standard covering the protection of structures against lightning and discuss the latest types of Surge Protectors available on the market.... Read More

Malta’s Industrial Heritage

Thursday, 10 March 2011 05:45 PM

Malta’s rich artistic and architectural heritage that we have inherited from the past is well known. Not so our industrial heritage, which is also quite rich considering the size of our country. In this lecture, Prof Ghirlando will present some of these riches, through numerous photographs... Read More

Saying “No” – The art of being assertive

Thursday, 3 March 2011 05:45 PM

Assertive people can communicate clearly and honestly. They can share both positive and negative feelings. They have confidence to stand up for their rights. They do not suffer undue anxiety or guilt. ... Read More

Smart Grids: Evolution of the Electrical Grid

Thursday, 17 February 2011 05:45 PM

Today’s grids are predominantly based on large central power stations and the overall picture is still one of power flow in one direction from the power stations, via the transmission and distribution systems, to the final customer.... Read More

Energy Performance Assessment

Thursday, 27 January 2011 05:45 PM

Today’s buildings consume significant amounts of energy both in terms of gas and electricity and thus the need to identify areas with excessive energy consumption is particularly important to be able to reduce and optimise such consumption and improve the overall energy efficiency and performance of... Read More

Introduction to Brain Music System - Mr. Adrian Attard Trevisan

Thursday, 6 January 2011 05:45 PM

Listening to music is a personal experience which is influenced by a variety of factors. Music and other mental activities share the same cognitive functions as well as operations. ... Read More

Late-Medieval defences of the Maltese Islands - Dr. Stephen C. Spiteri

Thursday, 16 December 2010 05:45 PM

The recent archaeological discoveries at Mdina have revealed how little is really known about the true shape and form of this city’s ancient and medieval fortifications. ... Read More

Presentations of the Final Year Dissertations - 2010 Graduates of the Faculty of Engineering University of Malta

Thursday, 25 November 2010 05:45 PM

Three of our newly graduated Engineers will share with us the hard work that was put into their final year dissertations by giving us the following presentations:... Read More

The 49th Annual General Meeting - 2010

Thursday, 28 October 2010 05:45 PM

The 49th Annual General Meeting - 2010 Date: THURSDAY 28th October, 2010 Time: 5:45pm Location: Radisson BLU, ST. JULIAN’S AGENDA FOR THE 49TH AGM 1. Welcome 2. Reading of Minutes 3. Matters arising out of the Minutes 4. Chairman’s Report 5. Treasurer’s Report 6. Election of Committee me... Read More

Site Visit - Wine culture – Marsovin Wine Cellars

Friday, 22 October 2010 07:00 PM

This social activity is now a regular event in our calendar for members, guests & partners. The visit at the Marsovin Wine cellars will be conducted by Ms. Giselle Camilleri. Cassar De Malte Estate Wine will be served as a welcome drink. After the introduction and Cellar tour ... Read More

Toyota Hybrid Technology by Eur Ing Paul Bennington MIMechE

Thursday, 30 September 2010 05:45 PM

Back in the early 1990’s, Toyota began a research project to make the most fuel efficient car using the best technology available at the time. The result was never expected to be a success, however, the second generation of that same project, with improved technology, became a symbol of 21st ... Read More

The MGPEI Annual Dinner

Saturday, 31 July 2010 07:30 PM

The MGPEI Annual Dinner is an established event on our calendar and serves as a social occasion where we have the chance to meet and catch up on the events of the past year. This year we are going to hold the annual dinner in one of the most beautiful open air venues on the island, The Edge Rest... Read More

Visit to the Malta Freeport

Thursday, 15 July 2010 05:30 PM

Coming up - On site visit to the Malta Freeport... Read More

Building Methods and Techniques of Hospitalier Fortifications in Malta

Thursday, 10 June 2010 05:45 PM

This presentation attempts to illustrate how the Knights of the Order of St. John and their military engineers went about designing, building, repairing, and arming their defensive works throughout the 268 years of their rule over the Maltese islands. It seeks to provide an insight into the engineer... Read More

Integrating FEA in Design & Manuf. of Welded Structures

Thursday, 27 May 2010 05:45 PM

Shipbuilding companies face increasing challenges to produce light weight structures to maintain a low overall centre of gravity and minimize costs. This is achieved by fabricating multiply-stiffened thin plate assemblies. Fusion welding remains the most common and convenient fabrication method for ... Read More

Technical Presentation of Final Year Project

Thursday, 29 April 2010 05:45 PM

Three of our newly graduated Engineers will share with us the hard work that was put into their final year dissertations by giving us the following presentations: Design and Construction of a Model Floating Offshore Wind Turbine by Lawrence Fenech The objective was to design and construct a m... Read More

Final Year Dissertations by Grad of the Faculty of Arch. and Civil Eng

Thursday, 15 April 2010 05:45 PM

This year we are pleased to once again give three of our newly graduated Architects & Civil Engineers the opportunity to share with us the culmination of all of the hard work that was put into their final year dissertations by giving us the following presentations: Tunneling Through Maltese Rock by... Read More

The Maltese LPG Market : A way forward for a more robust and safe industry

Thursday, 8 April 2010 05:45 PM

Ing. Charles Buttigieg, an Energy Analyst at the Malta Resources Authority together with Ing. Stephen Mifsud from the Energy Directorate within the MRA, will address the implementation of LN 249 of 2008. LN 249 deals with the LPG market regulations and during the course of the presentation the MRA r... Read More

Sensorless AC motor control - Technologies and current status

Tuesday, 23 March 2010 07:00 PM

This lecture, given by Professor Greg Asher, will cover the aims, methodologies and status of shaft sensorless speed and position control technologies for 3-phase AC motors. The lecture will first consider the advantages of shaft-sensorless technology for users and drive manufacturers. It will then ... Read More

Facilities Management Maintenance

Thursday, 11 March 2010 05:45 PM

Facilities Maintenance (or Management) has continued to gain ground in the UK and most other European countries over the past year. As companies looked to find ways to control and cut costs, the considerable benefits that can be achieved through outsourcing the management of facilities was high on m... Read More

The Design and Implementation of an electric boat

Thursday, 18 February 2010 05:45 PM

Dr Joseph Cilia obtained first degree in electrical engineering in 1989 from the University of Malta. After 3 years work experience at the local power station he won a scholarship to read a master degree on the same subject at the University of Nottingham After finishing his master degree he proceed... Read More