Over the weekend of 5th–7th October 2018, alumni, staff and students gathered to mark 150 years of engineering creativity at the School of Engineering.

Engineering Alumni seated in a marquee, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh

On Monday 3rd September 2018, the School’s first commemorative plaques were unveiled to celebrate the achievements of three outstanding alumni, and the School’s first ever Regius Professor.

Pip Ayton (Women in Engineering) alongside Ian and Douglas Fergusson, nephews of Molly Fergusson, one of the commemorated alumni

Dr Mark McAllister, a former PhD and Undergraduate student of the School of Engineering, has won the 16th ERCOFTAC Osborne Reynolds Oral Presentation Competition.

Dr Mark McAllister receiving the Osborne Reynolds PhD oral presentation award

Dr Iain Scott has been awarded a Silver Medal from the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) for his contribution to Leonardo’s Vixen-E family of Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) airborne radars.

Dr Iain Scott


Friday, October 5, 2018 - 18:00 to Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 12:00


King's Buildings, University of Edinburgh

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Alexander Graham Bell Buildings, King's Buildings, University fo Edinburgh


Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 19:00 to 23:30


Edinburgh Academy, 42 Henderson Row, Edinburgh EH3 5BL

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Sophie Gardner

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3 out of 4 recent Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame additions are alumni of the University of Edinburgh’s School of Engineering. These include telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell, lighthouse designer Robert Stevenson and structural engineer Sir Duncan Michael.

Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame logo

The School of Engineering is seeking candidates for the NEW position of Communications and Alumni Relations Manager. The post holder will develop, deliver and evaluate the School of Engineering communications strategy and alumni engagement strategy, working closely with the University Development and Alumni Engagement Office.

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Closing Date: 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016



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