The Edinburgh Research Partnership in Engineering is delighted to announce that, following the outcome of REF2021, the joint submission from the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University in Engineering was ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK for quality and breadth of research.
Head of the School of Engineering, Conchúr Ó Brádaigh gives an overview of the potential of tidal energy, the university's role in helping it achieve that potential, and the forthcoming launch of FastBlade the university's new tidal blade testing facility in Rosyth, which opens on 13 May.
The University of Edinburgh is an extraordinary place, full of extraordinary people making a positive impact on all our communities. This month's highlight is Susan Rosser who is Professor of Synthetic Biology, a joint appointment between the School of Biological Sciences and School of Engineering.
School of Engineering PhD student Daisy Dickinson was recently named a finalist in STEM for Britain – a prestigious scientific poster competition and exhibition held each year at the Houses of Parliament.
The University of Edinburgh has appointed Professor Themis Prodromakis to the Regius Chair of Engineering. Professor Prodromakis will be the 10th holder of the Chair and will establish the Centre for Electronics Frontiers in the School of Engineering at Edinburgh when he takes up his appointment in May 2022.
Professor Sotirios (Sotos) Tsaftaris, has been appointed a Fellow of the European Lab for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) – a European body which exists to promote excellence in research in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).