There was double success for Engineering and Computing Research students at this years 4th Annual Postgraduate Research conference, held on the 2 December.
Martin Muir from Mechanical Engineering was awarded the title of Researcher of the Year for his work on structural components for the aerospace industry. The research undertaken as part of this initiative is intended to provide a means for the optimisation of upwards of 2000 parts on aircraft programs for Airbus Industries and its subsidiaries.
Alexander Wright, a researcher from the School of Computing and School of Medicine came first place in the Postgraduate Research Image of the Year award for his image "Stitching it all together - my PhD life as a patchwork quilt".
Alex then went on to win a second award with first place in the 2013 showcase movie.