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Discover Electrical and Electronic Engineering Day

Electrical and electronic technologies are present all the way from the nano-world of opto-electronic devices to the global scale of communication systems and inter-galactic space exploration. Electrical and electronic engineering naturally partners other disciplines to open whole new engineering fields, such as mechatronics, biomedical sciences and avionics.

Renewable energy generation, wireless communications, robotics and computer multimedia are just some examples of complex systems that require the knowledge and skills of electrical and electronic engineers. This event gave an insight into the skills that our students acquire while studying to become electrical and electronic engineering experts.

Programme

TimeActivity
9.45am Arrival, registration and refreshments
9.55am Welcome and introduction
10am Overview of courses
10.15am Engineer Your Future - Career prospects talk
10.30am Practical workshops and tour of the department.

The tour will include a practical workshop in our High Voltage Laboratory and visits to other teaching and research laboratories in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
12.45pm Social lunch with staff and current students
1.45pm Lecture - The Number that is Lady Gaga

Professor Patrick Gaydecki
2.45pm Closing statement from the Head of School
3pm Evaluation
3.15pm Finish

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