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.
To mark UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we interviewed Alice Patig - a final year student on the MEng (Hons) Electronics and Electrical Engineering - to find out more about why she became interested in science and engineering, and her words of advice for the next generation.
Our performance in everyday noisy situations is known to depend on aural and visual senses. The ‘multi-modal’ nature of speech perception has been confirmed by research, which has established that listeners unconsciously lip-read to improve the intelligibility of signals amid background noise.