Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame

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14 December 2015 News of members

In November, Susan Scurlock was awarded an honorary doctrate by the University of Strathclyde for her work in promoting engineering education in schools via Primary Engineer

Past President Gordon Masterton has been appointed to the Chair of Future Infrastructure in the School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh. He has also been appointed to the Independent Assurance Panel for High Speed Rail 2 (HS2)

Past President Iain Macleod gave at talk on the contribution of Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell to structural mechanics as part of a one day conference in November at the Royal Society of Edinburgh Inspiring Brilliance: Celebrating Maxwell's Genius and Legacy. The conference was held to celebrate the publication in 1865 of Clerk Maxwell's paper on electromagnetism that is considered to be one of the most important scientific papers ever published. Clerk Maxwell's contributions to physics stand beside that of Newton and Einstein. The talks at the conference are available on video from:

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