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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.

Fifth year School students Tze Liang Chee (Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) and Nikolay Momchev (Electronics and Electrical Engineering), have recently been announced winners in the Telegraph STEM Awards 2019 Innovation Challenge category.

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 the second week of April, the School's Dr Katherine Dunn chaired the international research meeting Nucleic Acids in MEdicine (NAME) 2019 at the recently refurbished Murchison House at the King's Buildings.

The University of Edinburgh is inviting applications for the David Mayes Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. The scholarship will be awarded to one full-time postgraduate student within the School of Engineering who is undertaking research in the field of integrated circuit design at the University of Edinburgh.

On Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 May, the Hewitt-Reese Spring School for Modelling Multiphase Flows took place in honour of two pioneering fluid dynamicists – the School’s Professor Jason Reese and Professor Geoff Hewitt of Imperial College London – who both passed away earlier this year.

On Tuesday 19 March, Richard Lochhead, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education & Science and MSP for Moray, visited the University’s HYPED team at the King’s Buildings.

A group of students from the School has become one of only 20 UK teams to reach the shortlist stage of the Royal Academy of Engineering Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) 2019.

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.

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.

Fiona Alderson,the School’s Technical Services Manager, has been recognised in the New Year Honours List with the Medal of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) for services to education and engineering.

The School of Engineering is to lead or contribute to five EPSRC-funded training centres designed to equip doctoral students with the skills needed to tackle key engineering challenges of the future.