Ed Trewin prize winner18 December 2009Congratulations to Yusuf Mahadik for winning the Ed Trewin Prize at the recent SAMPE/IOM3 Annual Student Seminar 2009.
Bristol to Lead on National Composites Centre26 November 2009The South West has been named as the location of a new National Composites Centre (NCC) as part of the UK Composites Strategy, announced today (26 November). The Centre will be led by the University in partnership with industry.
Wellcome Trust grant awards £390,00024 November 2009A team of researchers at Bristol University’s Bristol Vision Institute (BVI) has been awarded the grant to establish a joint research facility.
€2.5 million for Quantum Photonics23 November 2009Professor John Rarity in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering is to be awarded a five-year European Research Council Advanced Grant for a project entitled ‘Quantum optics in wavelength scale structures’.
Boeing UK awards prizes to Engineering students17 November 2009Six Bristol University engineering students, including Electrical & Electronic Engineering student, Richard Vigars, have won awards for the exceptional quality of their work.
Aviation and the environment12 November 2009Aviation and the environment – students earn recognition in the Airbus ‘Fly Your Ideas’ Competition
ACCIS Doctoral Training Centre launched1 September 2009EPSRC has awarded £7.1M to fund the ACCIS Doctoral Training Centre (DTC), funding 50 PhD students to work at the interface of engineering and science.
CLEVER - Closing the Loop for Smart Meter Rollout1 July 2009UK Government plans for the rollout of smart meters to all 26 million UK homes by 2020 were published in May 2009. The CLEVER project is maximising the impact of Smart Metering by closing the loop of electricity generation, distribution, retailing, metering and consumption through the direct involvement of residential energy consumers using intelligent meters.
EE undergraduate student awarded Sir William Siemens medal19 February 2009Richard Moseley, a final year MEng student within the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been awarded the celebrated Sir William Siemens Annual Medal at a special ceremony at The Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester.
How do you solve a problem like MARIA?23 January 2009A chance conversation between Alan Preece, Professor of Medical Physics in the Bristol Oncology Centre, and Dr Ian Craddock from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering has led to the development of MARIA, a new and safe technology using radio waves to image breast cancers.