Engineering Research News

Selected Research and Postgraduate Engineering news articles. You can also view all School of Engineering news.
  • Dr Martin Sweatman from the University of Edinburgh’s School of Engineering has discovered a simple physical principle that might explain how life started on Earth.

    Giant SALR cluster reproduction, with implications for their chemical evolution - Image credit: Molecular Physics
  • 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
  • Tiny remotely operated ro‎bots could be designed to diagnose and treat illness in hard-to-reach areas of the human body, research by Qi Zhou of the School of Engineering suggests.

    Magnified algae with magnetic coating, Yan et al Science Robotics 2017
  • Professor J Michael Rotter, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering at the School of Engineering, has been awarded the Charles Massonnet Award of the ECCS – the leading European organisation for metal structure

    Joergen Nielsen (Danish Chair of ECCS), Professor Rotter and Veronique Dehan (Secretary General of ECCS)
  • The University's Principal and the School of Engineering’s Professor Michael Davies are two of three Edinburgh academics newly elected to the prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering.

    Royal Acedemy of Engineering logo
  • Dr Dimitrios Gerogiorgis, Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Fellowship in collaboration with Molson Coors, the global brewing company. 

    Dr Dimitrios Gerogiorgis
  • They are among nature’s best fliers, spending most of their time in flight … now scientists have shed new light on how swifts can glide with ease, whatever the weather.

    Dr Ignazio Maria Viola
  • Professor Luke Bisby discusses some of the world’s most innovative feats of engineering in the latest season of Impossible Engineering.

    Impossible Engineering logo
  • Dr Escudero was part of a small group who met the King and Queen of Spain at the Francis Crick Institute in London on 14 July.

    Representatives meeting the King and Queen of Spain in London
  • Dávidné Nagy has won the Graduate Student Award for her submitted work and presentation at the E-MRS Spring Meeting in Strasbourg, France in May.

    Dávidné Nagy at the  E-MRS Spring Meeting


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