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Ruben Bravo, a PhD student in the Institute for Energy Systems, has won a presentation award at the 3rd Annual Conference in Energy Storage and Its Applications from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy.

Professor Timothy Drysdale was recently recognised for his pioneering work in remote laboratories for undergraduate engineering teaching. Having won the National Instruments Engineering Impact Award for Education in the Europe, Middle East and Asia region, he now goes forward to the international final in May 2019, in Austin, Texas.

Over the weekend of 5th–7th October 2018, alumni, staff and students gathered to mark 150 years of engineering creativity at the School of Engineering.

A group of researchers from the University of Edinburgh's School of Engineering and California Institute of Technology have developed an inexpensive way to make products incorporating nanoparticles, such as high-performance energy devices and sophisticated diagnostic tests.

On Monday 3rd September 2018, the School’s first commemorative plaques were unveiled to celebrate the achievements of three outstanding alumni, and the School’s first ever Regius Professor.

The leader of the world’s second-largest economy has been given a presentation of LiFi – the high-speed wireless data transmission technology created by the School of Engineering’s Professor Harald Haas.

Professor Hugh McCann and his wife Margaret visited Beijing in October 2018, as guests of Beihang University and of North China Electric Power University (NCEPU).

A team from the School of Engineering has claimed sixth prize of £5,000 in the Winton Climate Prediction Market competition, which saw academic teams attempt to predict monthly UK temperature and rainfall over six months from April to September 2018.

The extraordinary flying ability of dandelion seeds is possible thanks to a form of flight that has not been seen before in nature, research has revealed.

The discovery confirms the common plant among the natural world’s best fliers.

Our Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Wind and Marine Energy Systems, which is co-led by the University of Strathclyde and Edinburgh, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Scottish Green Energy Awards 2018 (SGEA18).

Five new centres exploiting Artificial Intelligence (AI) for healthcare have been announced by the UK Government as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Francesc Levrero-Florencio has been announced as a winner of the best thesis award in In silico medicine by the Virtual Physiological Human institute (VPHi), based in Belgium. The award includes a cash prize of 1000 euros and the opportunity to deliver VPHi Keynote webinar to disseminate the results of his research to the community at large.