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The School of Engineering is part of a network of leading UK universities and international industry bodies aiming to accelerate the switch to green energy and propulsion across road, rail, sea and air freight.

The School’s Deputy Head of School and Bert Whittington Chair Professor Gareth Harrison is part of an expert panel which recently concluded a major inquiry into the future of Scotland’s energy.

University Court has committed funding for a major new School of Engineering building at its Meeting on Monday 30 September 2019.

Wave energy company Mocean Energy has selected technology developed by the School's Professor Markus Mueller to power its new prototype.

School of Engineering researchers have devised a fabric dressing which could improve wound recovery for patients suffering from burns or skin grafts.

The School’s Dr Antonis Giannopoulos is part of an international team of scientists that have secured support from the International Space Science Institute (ISSI) to advance the search for water on Mars.

Staff and students from the School were recognised in two categories at the University’s Sustainability Awards 2018 during a ceremony on 28 March 2019, attended by Principal Peter Mathieson.

Institute of Energy Systems (IES) spin-out company REOptimize Systems has won a Shell Springboard Award for its work to address the problem of reduced energy production in ageing wind turbines.

In mid-May the School hosted a three-day workshop with industry and academic partners from Thailand, to explore technological improvements that promise to boost the commercial production of spirulina.

Institute of Energy Systems (IES) PhD student Gabriele Pisetta has won the College of Science and Engineering's heat to qualify for the final of the University's 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

The School's Professor Timothy Drysdale has been recognised for his pioneering work using remote laboratories in engineering teaching at the National Instruments' annual international conference, NI Week 2019 in Austin, Texas.

The School is partnering with Babock International on a £2.4 million engineering research facility to speed the development of materials and structures used in tidal energy, transport and other industries.