Engineering graduates

Faculty of Engineering Postgraduate student awards & successes

Strathclyde researcher strikes gold at Westminster

Graham Robertson (third right) with his SET for Britain award, along with, left to right: John Pierce, Chief Bioscientist with BP; Philip Wright, ‎Chief Executive of The Physiological Society; Mark Downs, Chief Executive at the Society of Biology; Stephen Benn, Director of Parliamentary Affairs with the Society of Biology, and Andrew Miller MP, Chair of the Commons Science & Technology Select Committee. Photo courtesy of SET for Britain.

Graham Robertson from the Department of Biomedical Engineering won the Gold Award at a competition in the House of Commons for his research into neurological diseases.

He took the first prize of £3,000 in the biology category at the Science, Engineering and Technology for Britain poster competition at Westminster. Graham presented his research into neurological diseases to dozens of politicians and a panel of expert judges at the House of Commons.

Marilena on her way to Caltech for Space Challenge

Marilena Di Carlo, a PhD student from the Advanced Space Concepts Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, was chosen to take part in the 2015 Caltech Space Challenge. The Challenge is a five day international student space mission design competition organised by the California Institute of Technology, in Pasadena, California.

Architecture student success in Milan

Alessandra Feliciotti and Jacob Dibble of the Department of Architecture’s Urban Design Studies Unit submitted an entry to the international student competition, ‘urban-promogiovani6’, which was held as part of the ‘Urbanpromo Conference 2014’ in Milan, Italy. The duo received the International Jury First Prize for their project, Glasgow@Hand.

Alessandra Feliciotti and Jacob Dibble received the International Jury First Prize for their project, Glasgow@Hand.

Mechanical students dominate travel scholarship awards

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering students dominated the 2014 Royal Society of Edinburgh’s John Moyes Lessells travel scholarship awards, which provide financial assistance to postgraduates from Scottish universities wishing to conduct some aspect of their research overseas.  Christopher Lowe and Jeannette Heiligers, both from the Advanced Space Concepts Laboratory, and David Garcia from the Dynamics of Advanced Structures and Machinery group, part of the Mechanics & Materials Research Centre, were all chosen as the successful applicants.