The opening day of PLASA Focus: Leeds 2013 will finish with a keynote address from Harald Haas, Professor of Mobile Communications at the University of Edinburgh and Fellow of the World Technology Network.
Professor Peter Fraenkel MBE, Visiting Professor at University of Edinburgh, is the third recipient of the Scottish Government's Saltire Prize Medal. The award is for his outstanding contribution to the development of tidal energy over three decades.
Tiny LED lights now being developed could deliver Wi-Fi-like internet communications, while simultaneously displaying information, and providing illumination for homes, offices and a whole host of other locations.
The Arkwright Scholarships Trust has made its 2012 award of Scholarships for aspiring leaders in engineering. 335 Scholarships for school students and 4 Undergraduate Scholarships were awarded – the largest ever annual number.