Jim McGovern’s
Professional Profile

Jim McGovern is a Professor and Senior Lecturer
at the Dublin Institute of Technology


Employment History

1975–1976 Research Demonstratorship, Mechanical Engineering Department, University College Dublin
1976–1978 Mechanical Engineer, Adtec Teoranta, Navan
1978–1979 Research Fellowship, Physics Department, University College, Galway
1979–1981 Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, Co. Carlow Vocational Education Committee
1981–2000 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Dublin, Trinity College
2001–2003 Managing Director, Simtherg Limited, Dublin/Co. Kildare
2002–2003 Manager Applied Thermodynamics Simulation with SMCI Software Limited, London (on contract from Simtherg Limited)
2003 (6 weeks)    Mechanical Inspector, Department of Transport, Dublin
2003–2009 Head of School of Mechanical and Transport Engineering, Dublin Institute of Technology
2009–2019 Professor (SL1-Teaching), School of Mechanical and Design Engineering, Dublin Institute of Technology

Subsidiary Employment

(8 weeks) 
Technical specification and estimating, Eckardt AG, Stuttgart, Germany
1981 (9 weeks)    Modelling thermal response of buildings, Physics Department, University College Galway

Sabbatical Leave

(3 months) 
Laboratoire des Sciences du Genie Chimique, ENSIC, Nancy, France
(3 months)
Developing simulation software. Simtherg Limited

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