offshore renewables

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

Krisna Pawitan, a PhD student in the Institute for Energy Systems, has received the Best Student Presentation Award at the 4th Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference in Taiwan in September.

Krisna Pawitan receiving hus Best Student Presentation award at AWTEC 2018

A world-leading marine energy testing facility is to become a fully integrated part of the University of Edinburgh - ensuring its continuation as a global centre of excellence in wave and tidal technologies.

An aerial view of the FloWave TT wave and current test tank

The University of Edinburgh, Innovation and Policy Group within the Institute for Energy Systems is seeking to appoint a Research Associate who will participate in a number of marine energy projects. The candidate must have excellent engineering analytical and communication skills and be able to work collaboratively in a diverse team of national European and International partners.

UoE Vacancy Ref: 

038214

Closing Date: 

Friday, December 16, 2016

Date: 

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 12:45 to 14:00

Location: 

Classroom 10, Alrick Building, King's Buildings

Event Contact Name: 

Event Contact Email: 

Jonathan Hodges, Senior Innovation Engineer, Wave Energy Scotland

Date: 

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 12:45 to 14:00

Location: 

Classroom 10, Alrick Building, King's Buildings

Event Contact Name: 

Event Contact Email: 

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The University of Edinburgh, Innovation and Policy Group within the Institute for Energy Systems is seeking to appoint a Research Associate who will participate in a number of marine energy projects. The candidate must have excellent engineering analytical and communication skills and be able to work collaboratively in a diverse team of national European and International partners. With a good first degree in engineering or economics, the candidate must also have appropriate relevant professional experience and demonstrable analytical writing experience. The ability to work independently as well as within diverse European project teams will be essential.

UoE Vacancy Ref: 

037719

Closing Date: 

Monday, October 31, 2016

The Institute for Energy Systems (IES) from the School of Engineering is looking to recruit a Research Associate on an EPSRC funded project. The successful applicant will work on the development of novel control strategies for tidal current turbines to improve reliability, resulting in a reduction in overall cost of energy.

UoE Vacancy Ref: 

037718

Closing Date: 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Professor Peter Fraenkel MBE, Visiting Professor at University of Edinburgh, is the third recipient of the Scottish Government's Saltire Prize Medal. The award is for his outstanding contribution to the development of tidal energy over three decades.

Peter Fraenkel MBE and Seagen on installation barge
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