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  • Jinxi Xiang, a one-year visiting PhD student working within the the Agile Tomography Group in the School's Institute for Digital Communications (IDCOM), has won the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IEEE I2MTC) Student Travel Award.

    Jinxi Xiang, a visiting PhD student in the School's Institute for Digital Communications
  • Maty Tall, a first year student on the MSc in Sustainable Energy Systems, was among a handful of promising young leaders from around the globe selected to take part in the prestigious Youth and Leaders summit in Paris earlier this month. The annual summit is organised by the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), to create a forum where young leaders can challenge “today’s leading international affairs personalities” on pressing global issues. Maty was one of just three Mastercard Foundation Scholars (MCFS) selected from universities worldwide to participate in the summit on 20 January 2020. 

    Maty attended the Youth and Leaders summit at Sciences Po in Paris
  • Salvador Barranco Cárceles, PhD research student at the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Sensing and Measurement, has won the best poster award at the IEEE UK Circuits and Systems Workshop 2019. His poster entitled Transforming Radiology: Flat Panel X-Ray Sources for Novel 3D Medical Imaging scooped the top prize at the event held at the Chelsea Old Town Hall, London in December.

  • The Scottish Microelectronics Centre (SMC) at the Institute for Integrated Micro and Nano Systems (IMNS) has become the first in the UK to install the Heidelberg Nano NanoFrazor Explore nanolithography tool. The tool will allow researchers and industrial clients to perform rapid prototyping at the nano-metric scale in real-time.

    The Scottish Microelectronics Centre has become the first facility in the UK to install the Heidelberg Nano NanoFrazor Explore nanolithography tool
  • Professor Peter Grant, the School’s Emeritus Professor and former Regius Chair of Engineering, has shed new light on the historical development of the measurement of electrical resistance in a journal article published in the Proceedings of the IEEE journal. Professor Grant's article explores the role of his predecessor, Professor Fleeming Jenkin, who was the first Regius Chair of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh, in helping to standardise the definition of electrical resistance. 

    Left to right: Professor Peter Grant (Proposer), Prof Mike Hinchey (IEEE UKRI Chair), Dr Robert Dent (IEEE History Committee Chair), Prof Jose Moura (IEEE President 2019) with the IEEE Milestone Plaque

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