George Serghiou in the School of Engineering together with colleagues from the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh and researchers at three other leading research institutions in Germany and France, removed reactivity barriers between germanium (Ge) and tin (Sn) to create a new bulk cubic material, called GeSn.
Professor Jin Ooi has been awarded a €4.1M grant from the European Commission for a new European Innovative Training Network (ITN) specialising in particle science for large-scale industrial applications.
People’s teeth-chattering experiences in the dentist’s chair could be improved by fresh insights into how tiny, powerful bubbles are formed by ultra-fast vibrations, a study led by the School of Engineering suggests.
PhD student Prarthana Desai has received a prestigious award from the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers (WCSIM) for her work on a portable novel water activity detector which has been optimised for planetary exploration.
Two promising early career researchers from our School have been awarded Chancellor’s Fellowships for innovative research. Dr Lucia Bandiera and Dr Colin Robert were among a select cohort of researchers across the University of Edinburgh to receive the prestigious five-year tenure track fellowship in the latest round of awards.
Dr Francesco Giorgio-Serchi has worked with scientists at the University of Southampton to develop a flexible underwater robot which mimics the quick, efficient movements of squid and jellyfish - nature’s most efficient swimmers.