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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.

Researchers from the School of Engineering are part of a pan-University research hub for quantum-enhanced imaging systems, which just received a £28m funding boost from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

PhD student Xioayan (Alan) Shi recently won Best Student Paper at the UK-China Emerging Technologies Conference which took place at the University of Glasgow on 21-22 August 2019.

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

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

Dr Rory Hadden has been working with engineers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland, USA, the US Forest Service, and New Jersey Forest Fire Service to observe the behaviour of forest fires from within using a 360-degree water-cooled camera.

Dr Simone Dimartino’s research group have won first prize for their science communication video at an international conference in Milan. The video, which was filmed in the style of a 'silent film' from the early 20th century, takes inspiration from Milan Cathedral to illustrate a novel way to separate liquid using 3D printing.

In a School first, two successful PhD vivas with the same Principal Supervisor took place in a single day on Friday 26 April 2019.

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.

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.

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.