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Registrant wins the Rooke Award

Published: 26/07/2021

The Rooke Award for public promotion of engineering has been presented to technologist, entrepreneur and Google engineer Dr Larissa Suzuki BSc MPhil PhD CEng FRSA MIET AFHEA. Dr Suzuki is Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Practice Lead at Google Cloud and is working with Google internet evangelist Dr Vint Cerf to develop the Interplanetary Internet. In addition, she works on initiatives with University College London (UCL) and Google Cloud on sustainability and smart cities. …

Covid-19 update - working arrangements

Covid-19 update - working arrangements

Published: 19/07/2021

In line with the general caution and gradual return to the workplace recommended by the Government, Engineering Council staff continue to undertake the majority of their work remotely where it is not essential to attend the office. …

Registrants recognised among ​2021 Top 50 Women in Engineering: Engineering Heroes (WE50)

Registrants recognised among ​2021 Top 50 Women in Engineering: Engineering Heroes (WE50)

Published: 24/06/2021

Women in Engineering (WES) has published its list of the Top 50 Women in Engineering 2021, on International Women in Engineering Day (INWED). The Engineering Council is pleased to congratulate the registrants among these "engineering heroes" on their achievement. …

Registrants recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Registrants recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Published: 18/06/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the following registrants on being recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List: …

Registrants recognised in the IOM3 Awards

Registrants recognised in the IOM3 Awards

Published: 10/06/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the registrants recognised in the 2021 Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Awards. The IOM3 Awards raise awareness of engineering, scientific excellence and idustry best practice. …

Registrant recognised with Baroness Platt of Writtle Award

Registrant recognised with Baroness Platt of Writtle Award

Published: 06/05/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate registrant Claire Herbison IEng MIMechE on winning the 2020 Baroness Platt of Writtle Award. This annual award recognises one exceptional Incorporated Engineer (IEng) who has achieved professional registration in the previous calendar year. Incorporated Engineers maintain and manage applications of current and developing technology, and may undertake engineering design, development, manufacture, construction and operation. …

Engineering Council event highlights competence for a sustainable future

Engineering Council event highlights competence for a sustainable future

Published: 23/04/2021

Expert webinar launched engineering standards & sustainability guidance. An international panel of experts highlighted the crucial role of engineers in building a more sustainable world at this online event on 21 April. Engineering profession regulator the Engineering Council set out the big picture of how professional standards and guidance can support practising engineers at all career levels, towards both professional expertise and global goals for a greener planet. …

Registrant elected to Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Registrant elected to Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Published: 16/04/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate registrant Professor Graham Wren OBE CEng FRSE FIMechE FIET FREng on being elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland’s National Academy of Science and Letters. This honour recognises his work advancing engineering and science across both the business and public sectors for over 40 years. …

Engineering Council announces new licence

Engineering Council announces new licence

Published: 01/04/2021

We are pleased to announce that BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has received approval to assess its members for professional registration as Engineering Technicians (EngTech). This is in addition to the Institute’s existing licence for Chartered Engineer (CEng) and Incorporated Engineer (IEng). Paul Fletcher, CEO of BCS, said: “This is great news. BCS is delighted to have received approval to assess our members for professional registration as EngTech. Registration brings with it internatio …

UK Cyber Security Council begins as independent body

UK Cyber Security Council begins as independent body

Published: 31/03/2021

The UK Cyber Security Council – the self-regulatory body for the cyber security education and skills sector – today announced that the Formation Project to create the Council has completed, allowing the Government-mandated Council to officially become an independent entity, fully and only accountable to its Trustees. …

Making It Work - Engineering Council event

Making It Work - Engineering Council event

Published: 22/03/2021

Experts help launch engineering standards & guidance on sustainability. Engineers have a crucial role to play in achieving global goals and building a more sustainable world. On 21 April, industry regulator the Engineering Council will be running an online event setting out the big picture of how professional standards and guidance can support practising engineers, at all career levels, towards this goal. …