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  • The School’s Regius Professor of Engineering Jason Meredith Reese, who died suddenly at the early age of 51 on Friday 8 March, was an internationally renowned engineering scientist, respected academic and a valued mentor to many.

  • The School’s Dr Sotirios Tsaftaris has been awarded the Canon Medical and Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellowship in Healthcare AI, to further his work in using artificial intelligence to detect and predict serious health conditions including cardiovascular disease.

    Dr Sotirios Tsaftaris (second from right) with (R-L) Ken Sutherland, President of Canon Medical, Naomi Climer, Vice President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Conchúr Ó Brádaigh, Head of the School of Engineering, and Charlie Jeffery, Professor of Politics and Senior Vice-Principal of the University
  • We are deeply saddened to announce the recent and sudden passing of our Regius Professor, Jason Reese.

    Professor Reese was a brilliant man, an inspiring teacher of engineering and a generous mentor to younger colleagues.

    Professor Jason Reese delivering a lecture at the University's Engineering Postgraduate Research Conference in 2015
  • The University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Virtual Open Week is an ideal opportunity for you to learn more about studying Engineering at Masters level. You will find out more about our Postgraduate Taught study opportunities and the support we provide you during your studies.

    University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Virtual Open Week
  • This January, two students from the School of Engineering travelled to Harbin Engineering University in China to compete in a world-famous ice and snow sculpture competition as part of a multidisciplinary University team. The Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, which took place between 4 and 7 January 2019, is the world’s largest ice and snow festival and attracts around 10 million visitors each year.

    Wide shot of Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival

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