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The Royal Aeronautical Society honours Professor Terence Jones for lifetime contributions to Aerospace

Professor Terry Jones has been awarded the prestigious Silver Medal by the Royal Aeronautical Society for his lifetime contributions to Aerospace. Professor Jones led the Department of Engineering Science Turbo-machinery Research Group from 1988 to 2005 and was responsible for many engineering innovations, which include the invention of the Isentropic Light Piston Tunnel (ILPT) used for turbine research.

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The Chinese Xinhai Friendship Award

Last month Professor Zhanfeng Cui, Donald Pollock Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Department of Engineering Science, was honoured with the ‘Xinhai Friendship Award’ in Dalian, China. This was announced by the Mayor of Dalian People’s Government as Professor Cui was not able to attend the ceremony.

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Recognition of Distinction

University of Oxford's Recognition of Distinction Committee has conferred the title of "Professor of Engineering Science" on four academics in the Department of Engineering Science

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Engineering Science Graduate wins Australian Professional Engineer of the Year Award

Dr Jane Sargison, a post-graduate of the Department of Engineering Science (Jesus College, Oxford, 1998) and currently working as a Senior Engineer with international engineering environmental consultants, BMT WBM, in Australia, recently won the National Australian Professional Engineer of the Year Award.

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Professor Lionel Tarassenko awarded CBE

Congratulations to Professor Lionel Tarassenko who has been awarded the CBE for services to engineering, in the New Year Honours List.

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London 2012 Olympic athlete launches new running biomechanics service

This month Jo Pavey, three-time Olympian and the first British athlete to qualify for London 2012, launched a new, private running biomechanics service at the Oxford Gait Laboratory – a joint initiative by the Department of Engineering Science and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

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Acoustical Society of America recognises Professor Coussios' 'contributions to biomedical ultrasound'

Congratulations to Constantin Coussios, Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Department, who has been selected as this year's recipient of the prestigious Acoustical Society of America R. Bruce Lindsay Award.

Acoustical Society of America recognises Professor Coussios' 'contributions to biomedical ultrasound' - Read More…

The 2011 IET Ambition and Achievement Awards

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Europe’s largest membership organisation for engineers and technicians and the largest engineering institution in the UK, recently held its annual Ambition and Achievement Awards ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel in London. The ceremony was hosted by Liz Bonnin, television presenter on BBC's ‘Bang Goes the Theory’ programme. Amongst the 30 prize winners were three individuals from the Department of Engineering Science: Dr David Clifton, who received the IET’s early-career prize for biomedical engineering; Sandira Gayadeen, who was awarded a Postgraduate Scholarship for an Outstanding Researcher; Philip Sibson, who received an Undergraduate Scholarship.

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Professor Darton gets second term as European Federation of Chemical Engineering President

Richard Darton, who is Professor of Engineering Science here at Oxford, a former head of the Department of Engineering Science and a Fellow of Keble College, is to serve a second two-year term as President of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE). Professor Darton, ICHEME Fellow and former president, was voted in unanimously at the recent EFCE General Assembly in Berlin.

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Success for the Department at this year’s SET Awards

One winner and two finalists from the University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science were announced at the 2011 Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) awards ceremony, which took place last month at the Millennium Hotel, in Grosvenor Square, London. The SET Awards are Europe’s most important Science, Engineering and Technology awards for undergraduates. Congratulations to finalists Kirsty McNaught and Scott McLaughlan, and to Mark Baker who was winner of ‘The Airbus Award for the Best Aeronautical Engineering Student’.

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