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  • We are delighted to report the Innovation Initiative Grants awarded to the School of Engineering and Engineering Student Societies in the spring 2018 round of applications.

    Congratulations to all students involved.

    Innovation Initiative Grants visual
  • Dr Mathieu Lucquiaud from the School of Engineering launches a free course examining carbon capture technology.

    Climage Change: Carbon Capture and Storage MOOC logo
  • 2018 marks 150 years since Queen Victoria bestowed the first Regius Chair of Engineering in the UK to the University of Edinburgh. On Wednesday 24 January the School celebrated this milestone by launching its Engineering150 celebrations.

    Dame Ann Dowling talking at the Women in Engineering Careers Networking event
  • The School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh has become a core funder of Primary Engineer which will mean a big investment in engineering education in schools.

    Professor Hugh McCann addressing the class at the Primary Engineer event
  • The Discipline of Chemical Engineering celebrated the achievement of our first cohort of MSc graduands, who received their degree in Advanced Chemical Engineering during the School of Engineering Graduation Ceremony on November 30, 2017, at the recently renovated McEwan Hall.

    Advanced Chemical Engineering MSc Graduates on steps in front of McEwan Hall with programme directors
  • An award ceremony for the 2017 Kenneth Denbigh Scholars took place on the 5th of October, with both Chemical Engineering Staff and students attending.

    Lev Sarkisov awards Bingsong Wang a Kenneth Denbigh Scholarship
  • MSc students in Advanced Chemical Engineering took part in a final course event at their MSc Poster Session. At the event, the students demonstrated presentations and posters of their work.

    MSc in Advanced Chemical Engineering students and academics, group shot
  • Evidence from a historic site appears to confirm the date of a comet strike that killed thousands, wiped out many large animal species, and triggered a mini ice age, according to research led by Dr Martin Sweatman of the School of Engineering.

    Position of the sun and stars on the summer solstice of 10,950 BC, credit Martin Sweatman and stellarium
  • A prototype engine is being developed by the School of Engineering, in collaboration with Northumbria University, which could be used to harvest energy on the surface of Mars.

    Leidenfrost Engine
  • Fluid dynamics researchers from the School of Engineering have been selected to lead three Special Interest Groups (SIGs) within the EPSRC-funded UK Fluids Network, from 2017 for three years.

    Dr Prashant Valluri, Prof Jason Reese, Dr Dong-hyuk Shin, Dr Ton van den Bremer, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh


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