The School of Engineering is to lead or contribute to five EPSRC-funded training centres designed to equip doctoral students with the skills needed to tackle key engineering challenges of the future.

The School hosts the EPSRC-funded Industrial CDT in Offshore Renewable Energy

Dr Chris Beckett has won the EPSRC New Investigator Award for a study which plans to unlock the potential of water-repellent sands in protecting important utilities from the effects of climate change.

Fluid dynamics researchers from the School of Engineering have been selected to lead three Special Interest Groups (SIGs) within the EPSRC-funded UK Fluids Network, from 2017 for three years.

Dr Prashant Valluri, Prof Jason Reese, Dr Dong-hyuk Shin, Dr Ton van den Bremer, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh

3rd-year Chemical Engineering student Julia Zaenker has won an EPSRC bursary to conduct her summer undergraduate research project in Dr Krueger's group for 8 weeks.

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Jack Speakman, a 3rd year Chemical Engineering student, has been awarded an EPSRC bursary to conduct a summer undergraduate research project in Dr Sarkisov's group for 8 weeks.

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Driverless cars research under way

Test car-laboratory of the University of Birmingham with mounted experimental radar and video. Front and rear (insert) sensors' views.

Edinburgh robotics experts are to join in an initiative that seeks to develop collaborations with industry and academia. The University is a founding member of the EPSRC UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network (UK-RAS Network).

Edinburgh Centre for Robotics
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