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  • The UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF) declared the University of Edinburgh’s Rares-Mihai Popa its 2012 Scholar of the Year in November. Rares-Mihai is a third year student reading for a combined bachelor’s degree (BEng) in Electronics and Electrical Engineering with Management.

    Rares-Mihai Popa receives UKESF scholar award from Derek Boyd, CEO, NMI and Neil Dickins, IC Group
  • Honeywell announced the winner of its fifth annual student competition dedicated to the encouragement of design and innovation in the process industry.

    Davide (left) picked up his award from Orhan Genis, Honeywell Process Solutions, VP, EMEA sales, along with Dr Maria-Chiara Ferrari
  • Professor David Milne, who founded Wolfson Microelectronics while working in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Edinburgh, has been awarded the Royal Society of Edinburgh Royal Medal 2012.

    Professor David Milne receiving his medal from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
  • The device consists of car tyres lashed together to form a giant 80-100 metre ring that is filled with a buoyant material, such as foamed concrete, to support giant plastic tubes which extend 100m deep into the ocean.

    Professor Stephen Salter
  • Prof Tughrul Arslan, Ahmed El-Rayis and Nakul Haridas at the Institute for Integrated Micro and Nano Systems (IMNS) invented and pioneered a novel "smart antenna" that will make poor reception for smart phones and tablet PCs "a thing of the past".

    Ahmed El-Rayis, Prof Tughrul Arslan and Nakul Haridas co-founders of SOFANT Technologies


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