MAR’s Daniel Egan-Wyer wins 2014 PACE Young Achiever Award

Daniel Egan-Wyer, PACE Zenith Awards 2014 Young Achiever Award Winner

Daniel Egan Wyer is a graduate engineer at MAR. His primary automation project during his 18 months at MAR involves designing, manufacturing, testing, supply, installation and commissioning of a multi-million dollar, mobile robotic, online idler change out system for underground and above ground conveyor systems. The key technologies utilised are 3D vision, PC control, and 6 axis robot control.

Under the mentorship of other two senior MAR automation engineers, his primary responsibility was the development and integration of complex Visual Basic codes. This inputs from real time 3D scanning and outputs to coordinate robot for multiple automatic robot tooling changes and robot paths. This project has a high level of innovation and essentially R&D embedded in it with the commercial pressures of a normal project.

Achieving Site Acceptance has been a long and challenging road and Daniel has handled himself with composure in achieving these challenges, displaying initiative, and innovation, and highly structured technical problem solving capability well beyond his years.

Furthermore, he has handled exceptionally well the challenges and pressures of short time frames, extended time on-site and a challenging site environment. His motivation and attitude throughout the project despite his inexperience is exceptionally noteworthy.

This has been shown through his ability to operate well within, and become a key contributing member to the team. Without this, the project could never have achieved success.

Have a look at the project that Daniel is involved in – MAR Robotic Idler Changer

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