Meet the School 9th October 2018
Meet our Student Welfare Officer, Sam. Can you tell us a bit more about what your role involves and the kind of things you do on a day-to-day basis? My role is very varied; for the most part I am the ‘Student Welfare Officer’ so most days I will be meeting with students to offer […]
Meet the School 1st August 2018
Dr Ogi Marjanovic teaches the first year Circuit Analysis Unit in Year 1 Semester 1 and has been the Undergraduate Admission Tutor for the past ten years. If you have attended a University Open day or a School Visit Day over this time you may recognise him!
Meet the School 27th July 2018
”I firmly believe that this area combines many strands of science in a creative and fun manner to allow for creation of intelligent systems that drive our future, from robotics to wind turbines, electrical cars and planes to supercomputers”.
Meet the School 9th July 2018
Please can you describe your research, for the layman, in ten sentences or less? I am working on autonomous robots for my PhD (think self-driving cars). More specifically, I am working on vision systems for mobile robots so that if a robot enters an unknown area it can scan its surroundings and recognise the […]
Student Experience 9th July 2018
In this post Harry talks about developing his microcontroller project and includes some links to see the National Instruments lab and the Buggy Race day last year.
Life in EEE 4th June 2018
Haseeb is currently in the second year of his Electronic Engineering degree at Manchester. He has created a video to show a typical day on the course which will show his timetable, a lecture and our computer lab.
In this post he also explains his reasons for deciding to study Electronic Engineering and why Manchester.
Meet the School 1st May 2018
Prof William Heath is the Director of Teaching and Learning and also teaches on the third year Numerical Analysis unit which is an optional unit in all three undergraduate courses in our School.
EEE in the Real World 26th April 2018
I am five months in to my placement and I think I’ve got a good grip on this ‘adult work life’ thing. I’ve been working on a deep underground rail station that’s being built in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Super cool, I know! And I’ve had the opportunity to use lots of new software and some software I learnt to use in university too.
Meet the School 13th April 2018
Liam Brown is in the final year of his PhD study working on robotics applications in hazardous environments, his supervisor is Dr Joaquin Carrasco. Liam has been heavily involved in the UCAS visit days for the past two years so you may recognise him from the mechatronics activity.
Student Experience 12th April 2018
During my first year, I asked Professor Trevor York at the end of a lecture, whether one can become a competent engineer if they are not socially conscious. He replied: “If you gain knowledge, you transform yourself. If you apply it for the common good, you transform the world.” As engineers not only we design and build the world but we also shape its socioeconomic future through our cumulative efforts.