In July, Moretonhampstead Parish Council unveiled a bronze bust of George Parker Bidder, who studied mechanical engineering at Edinburgh in the early 1800s and gained recognition for his prodigal mathematical abilities.
Professor Sean Smith has proposed a new technical taskforce to retrofit millions of Scotland’s homes, as part of a proposed strategy to slash greenhouse gas emissions recently published by the Scottish Government.
Dr Adam Stokes of the School of Engineering has won the University’s first Data Driven Entrepreneurship Academic Entrepreneurship Award, presented to a member of academic staff who has shown outstanding leadership in driving entrepreneurship among students and fellow researchers.
George Serghiou in the School of Engineering together with colleagues from the School of Geosciences and three other leading research institutions in Germany and France have identified a surprising new experimental route to bulk solid solution formation.
Microwave engineers, infectious disease specialists and polymer scientists from the University of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University and the University of Strathclyde have teamed up to create a novel microwave sterilisation method that could revolutionise the way ambulances and hospitals are being disinfected.
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh and a specialist Chinese materials company have launched a collaborative project to develop graphene-based materials for use in waste treatment and purification applications.
Dr Christopher Ness, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a RAMP Early Career Investigator Award (RECIA) by the Royal Society for his role as Administrator of the RAMP Forums.