Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering at the School of Engineering

Third year mechanical engineering student Yashas Raj has won the Outstanding Contribution category in this year’s Student Awards. Yashas won the Award for his work founding and leading STEM outreach student society Hands-On! after being nominated by fellow students in the Edinburgh University Students Association Awards.

Yashas Raj (left) receiving his Outstanding Contribution Award at the EUSA ceremony

Historic Digital Survey (HDS) is a research project looking into how digital documentation and data processing can benefit the maintenance and repair of the traditional built environment. The project, conducted by the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University, in collaboration with Historic Environment Scotland, aims to make use of point-cloud data to enable better monitoring, diagnosis, maintenance and repair

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It was the beautiful city of Edinburgh that drew Rafik to study here. He's found the support of the academics in the Civil Engineering discipline invaluable and encourages all students to go out and make the most of the opportunities available to them.



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