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

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.

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).

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.

Academics at the University of Edinburgh are joining forces with research scientists from biopharmaceutical company Celgene to develop a new technology that could help to improve cancer treatment.

The School’s Dr Martin Sweatman has decoded a system of Pictish symbols and revealed its link with other symbol systems used by ancient civilisations across the world.

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.

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.

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

A team of staff and students from the School will run in the Edinburgh Marathon on Sunday 26 May 2019 in memory of Regius Professor Jason Reese who died on 8 March this year.

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.

On Monday 4 March, over 100 guests gathered for a special public panel discussion to explore emerging engineering technologies and their future role in society.