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  • School technician Kevin Tierney received a long service award from University Principal Professor Peter Mathieson at a ceremony in the Playfair Library in late 2019. Kevin has worked for the University for 25 years, and is currently based within the Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technician Team.

    Kevin Tierney receives Long Service Award from University of Edinburgh Principal, Professor Peter Mathieson
  • The School’s Dr Timm Krüger is seeking to improve our understanding of ‘placental insufficiency’ through a new three-year project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), which will investigate the role of placental structure, blood flow and nutrient transport in pre-eclampsia and foetal growth restriction. Pre-term and stillbirths affect up to 10% of all deliveries, including in developed countries such as the UK. 

    The simulation of red blood cells flowing through a capillary network (Image courtesy of Qi 'Charles' Zhou)
  • Delin Hu, a first-year PhD student in the School’s Agile Tomography Group at the Institute for Digital Communications (IDCOM) was recently awarded the 2019/20 Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Exchanges (PECRE) Award by the Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering (SRPe).

    Delin Hu, PhD student working in the School's Institute for Digital Communications


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