Uncategorized 13th March 2019
Manchester gained a taste of global competition as a regional heat of the FIRST® LEGO® League INTO ORBIT came to town on 18 February. The event, hosted by us, the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, is part of an initiative aimed at encouraging children to consider a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and […]
Meet the School 19th February 2019
Meet Fridah A Masake Bowker, one of our 3rd year student ambassadors studying MEng. Electrical and Electronic Engineering and hear about her experiences of Manchester and being an ambassador. Fridah is originally from Kenya but currently lives in Halifax with her family. What are some of your favourite areas to study? There is a lot […]
Student Experience 8th February 2019
In my previous articles, I discussed engineering from both a personal and societal perspective in order to demonstrate the fundamental applications and communal impact of the discipline. When engineering is discussed in this way, the archetypal interpretation of the “engineer” – who stares at graphs, reference manuals and designs complex systems – subsides to allow […]
Life in EEE 10th December 2018
Learn to treat your degree like a 9-5 job, if you know what’s good for you… I’ve had a seemingly smooth transition back to the university life after my placement year at Arup in London. I’ve moved in to a 3-bedroom apartment with 2 friends who also went on an industrial placement year, so we’re […]
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.