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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.
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.
In January 2019, two students from the School of Engineering travelled to Harbin Engineering University in China to compete in a world-famous ice and snow sculpture competition as part of a multidisciplinary University team.
Dr Chris Beckett has won the EPSRC New Investigator Award for a study which plans to unlock the potential of water-repellent sands in protecting important utilities from the effects of climate change.
The School’s Dr Sotirios Tsaftaris has been awarded the Canon Medical and Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellowship in Healthcare AI, to further his work in using artificial intelligence (AI) to detect and predict serious health conditions including cardiovascular disease.
Edinburgh engineers will play important roles in two of the recently announced £20m Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) Hubs. The Hubs are part of 12 funded by UK Research and Innovation to address intractable challenges in sustainable development.