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IET carol service and festive operating hours at IET London: Savoy Place

Published on 7 December 2017

The IET Faraday Centre will be closed from 3pm on Friday, 22 December 2017 until 8am on Tuesday, 2 January 2018.

Dr Adriaan Zomers CEng FIET, April 1938-January 2017

Published on 7 December 2017

Obituary provided by Eur-Ing Maarten B In 't Veld CEng FIET

The Future of Work Commission to launch review report at IET London: Savoy Place

Published on 5 December 2017

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) will be hosting a launch event at IET London: Savoy Place on Monday 11 December to showcase the findings of The Future of Work Commission’s latest research and policy recommendations on creating good work, future skills and innovation in the age of technology.

 

Peter A West MIET, March 1928 - October 2017

Published on 30 November 2017

Obituary provided by Alex West

Professor Rui L. Reis wins £350,000 IET Harvey Engineering Research Prize

Published on 29 November 2017

Professor Reis' ground-breaking research in tissue engineering is designed to predict the efficacy of cancer drugs in patients.

IET volunteers to be celebrated on International Volunteer Day, 5 December 2017

Published on 28 November 2017

We would like to thank all of our IET volunteers for the important contribution you make.

Winners of IET Achievement and Innovation Awards 2017 announced

Published on 22 November 2017

Last week the IET named the winners of its prestigious Achievement and Innovation Awards at the Brewery in London on Wednesday 15 November.

 

John Marcus Burton BSc(Tech) FIET, September 1925 - September 2017

Published on 17 November 2017

Obituary provided by Marcus Burton MIET

IET set to support the UK Government’s Year of Engineering 2018 campaign

Published on 16 November 2017

The Year of Engineering launches in January 2018.

IET member receives Distinguished Lecturer accolade

Published on 9 November 2017

IET member, Dr Anirban Sengupta, has been awarded the title of IEEE Distinguished Lecturer 2017 by the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society. Only eight scientists around the world have been recognised with this award in 2017.

Doug Howe CEng FIET, October 1924 - September 2017

Published on 6 November 2017

Obituary provided by George Heaton.

The New Faces of Engineering

Published on 6 November 2017

This year's IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award finalists and previous affiliates pose in a stunning photoshoot by Rankin to challenge gender stereotypes in the industry. 

Past IET President, Dr Mike Short CBE, appointed Chief Scientific Adviser

Published on 3 November 2017

Dr Mike Short will take up the role later this month at the Department for International Trade

IET welcomes Major Tim Peake to Savoy Place for RTS/IET joint lecture

Published on 31 October 2017

IET London: Savoy Place hosted the Royal Television Society (RTS) and IET joint public lecture on 25 October 2017.

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Member News issue 46

December 2017 print edition

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Present Around The World Local Network Area Winners announced ahead of Barcelona final in July.

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IET Ottawa Network update

Features

Mentor Jai points David in the right direction

Published on 21 September 2017

IET mentors play a pivotal role in guiding candidates through the professional registration process. Subsea Controls Engineer Jai Chainani and Principal Instrument Engineer David Horsham talk about their respective experiences as mentor and mentee.

New IET publications provide insight into energy management and energy storage

Published on 9 August 2017

The IET has published two new energy publications - the Guide to Energy Management and the Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems.

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Obituaries

Dr Adriaan Zomers CEng FIET, April 1938-January 2017

Published on 7 December 2017

Obituary provided by Eur-Ing Maarten B In 't Veld CEng FIET

Peter A West MIET, March 1928 - October 2017

Published on 30 November 2017

Obituary provided by Alex West

John Marcus Burton BSc(Tech) FIET, September 1925 - September 2017

Published on 17 November 2017

Obituary provided by Marcus Burton MIET

Doug Howe CEng FIET, October 1924 - September 2017

Published on 6 November 2017

Obituary provided by George Heaton.

Leonard James 'Jim' Chant BSc(Eng) CEng MIET, December 1927-June 2017

Published on 26 June 2017

Obituary provided by Philip Chant.