Alumni Weekend

Department of Engineering Science alumni are warmly invited to attend two special Alumni Weekend lectures, which focus on the theme of biomedical engineering, and join the Head of Department and academics for drinks afterwards. All Engineering Science alumni are also invited to participate in the Oxford Engineering Alumni (OEA) AGM.
When Sep 16, 2016 02:30 PM to
Sep 18, 2016 01:30 PM
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OEA AGM agenda and more information.

The programme at a glance



1.30 – 2.00pm

Refreshments for guests on arrival (Thom Building Foyer, Level 1)

2.00 – 2.30pm

Professor Lionel Tarassenko, Head of Department, update on 2020 Vision

Oxford Engineering Alumni Annual General Meeting

2.30 – 3.45pm

Lecture: ‘Digital Health’, Professor Lionel Tarassenko, Head of Department

3.45 – 4.10pm


4.15 – 5.15pm

The Jenkin Lecture: ‘Engineering Tomorrow’s Therapies’, Professor Constantin Coussios

5.30 – 6.45pm

Drinks and canapés reception

Saturday 17 September 2016

Professor Lionel Tarassenko2.30 - 3.45 pm: Digital health

Speaker: Professor Lionel Tarassenko CBE FREng FMedSci (St John’s), Head of the Department of Engineering Science

Digital technologies are making a huge impact on our daily lives, from communications and entertainment to transport and aerospace. These new technologies also offer an unparalleled opportunity for healthcare. Find out how novel sensors, smartphones and machine learning will impact not only hospital patient monitoring but also the remote management of individuals with chronic diseases in their homes.

This event is free for Engineering Science alumni and their guests. NB: booking is still required.

4.15 - 5.15pm: The Jenkin Lecture - Engineering Tomorrow's Therapies

Speaker: Professor Constantin Coussios (Magdalen), Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Professor Coussios

From applications of fluid mechanics and control engineering to organ preservation, and from ultrasonic waves and bubbles to oncological drug delivery and spinal surgery, engineering can play a key role in developing tomorrow’s therapies. This session will explore how multi-disciplinary engineering approaches are changing clinical practice.

This event is free for Engineering Science alumni and their guests. NB: booking is still required.


Alumni Weekend in Oxford: 16 - 18 September 2016

For more information, please visit the Alumni Weekend in Oxford website.