Electronics and Electrical Engineering News

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  • A project to improve the lives of young disabled people has been awarded £1 million from the People’s Postcode Lottery.

    Whizz-kidz move a life forward logo
  • 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
  • Fahd Alsaleem, a Saudi PhD candidate who is supervised by Prof. John Thompson and co-supervised by Dr. David Laurenson, has won a prize for giving one of the best two presentations in the festival of the radio science (FRSci-2017).

    Mr Fahd Alsaleem profile picture
  • Prof Harald Haas and Prof John Thompson, both members of the Institute for Digital Communications at the School of Engineering, have been listed by Thomson Reuters as Highly Cited Researchers in 2017

    Prof John Thompson
  • Work originally invented by Professor Harald Haas and his colleagues has been showcased by major industry at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) between 21-25 May 2017 in Paris.

    Professor Harald Haas holding an early Lifi signal processor
  • The Hyperloop society at the University of Edinburgh, HypED, was recently selected to build a prototype for the global finals of SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition, which will take place in late August at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.

    HypED technical team gathered for group photograph
  • 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
  • The School of Engineering is delighted to introduce our MSc in Electrical Power Engineering, a brand new programme specifically designed to help meet the industry’s worldwide demand for highly skilled power engineers. From conventional to distributed and renewable generation, and from micro- and smart grids to High Voltage DC transmission systems, the MSc in Electrical Power Engineering covers the analysis, design and operation of both conventional and disruptive electrical power components, systems and processes at a wide range of different scales.

    MSc in Electrical Power Engineering
  • Two Edinburgh students have won an international social enterprise competition to find innovative solutions to global issues.

    They were part of the winning team of Social Storm, a unique 24-hour contest that involved more than 250 students from 22 universities.

    Social Storm logo
  • A number of students from The School of Engineering are taking place in DATA-X.

    DATA-X Exhibition Poster


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