Dr George Serghiou is part of a team of researchers who have created a new silicon-based material, which could make everyday computing devices faster and more efficient by processing information through light as well as electricity.
To mark International Women in Engineering Day (Thursday 23 June 2022), we spoke to bioengineering PhD student Ella-Louise Handley, about her research interests, how she got into engineering, and the advice she would share with the next generation of women in engineering.
The School of Engineering has created the Elizabeth Georgeson Fellowship - named after Scotland’s first female engineering graduate - to encourage talented postdoctoral researchers from underrepresented groups to pursue careers in engineering academia.
A paper on “How to process billions of photons a second” for ultrafast and accurate 3D imaging by Dr Julián Tachella, Dr Michael Sheehan and Professor Mike Davies has won Best Student Paper award at ICASSP 2022, the top international signal processing conference.
Lindsay Beevers, Professor of Environmental Engineering at the School of Engineering, has worked on a project with Heriot-Watt University to investigate how people might be affected by droughts in Scotland.