The Arkwright Scholarships Trust has made its 2012 award of Scholarships for aspiring leaders in engineering. 335 Scholarships for school students and 4 Undergraduate Scholarships were awarded – the largest ever annual number.
The UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF) declared the University of Edinburgh’s Rares-Mihai Popa its 2012 Scholar of the Year in November. Rares-Mihai is a third year student reading for a combined bachelor’s degree (BEng) in Electronics and Electrical Engineering with Management.
Lester Waugh from Astrium UK Ltd. has been involved in the world of space for more than 22 years, working in the fields of Telecommunications, Earth Observation and Science and Interplanetary Exploration. As a Systems Engineering Manager at Europe's Largest Space Company, Astrium, Mr.