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Centenary Event

Celebrating the Centenary of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering 1912 - 2012 

Saturday, 6 October 2012

This year, 2012, is an auspicious year for the School, celebrating 100 years of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering degrees at Queen’s. As part of our Centenary celebrations we are holding a special day of activities  on Saturday 6th October. On behalf of the School I would like to invite you, our alumni, to join us and help mark the occasion.

Queen’s is immensely proud of its graduates and how they have impacted our profession and society and spread all over the globe. The bonds we formed here remain strong for life and friendships unbreakable.

There will have been many changes since most of you embarked on your careers, even for recent graduates. The Ashby has been refurbished and refreshed and we hope you will enjoy the opportunity to tour the building and see what is happening in the School.

I would be delighted if you can come, meet old friends, share your legends and stories with them, and maybe inspire or impress past and future generations. Not least, I hope you can share some laughter and raise a toast to your fellow Queen’s engineers.

We will be launching and showcasing two books, written specifically for this event:

Learning to Create: 100 Years of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Degrees at Queen’s.
A history of electrical and mechanical engineering at Queen’s. Dedicated to the late Sir Bernard Crossland.

Pride and Progress.
An illustrated review of engineering/anecdotal events and experiences over the last one hundred years.

Professor Stan Scott
Head of the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Programme Saturday, 6 October 2012 

9.00am – 10.00am
Ashby Building, Stranmillis Road

10.00am – 12.00pm
Ashby Open Day
Ashby Building, Stranmillis Road

A warm welcome to proceedings, followed by tours and talks (includes refreshments). 

12.30pm – 2.00pm
Lunch at Riddel Hall 

£15 per person. Tick box on booking form and enclose cheque.

2.00pm – 4.00pm
Reunion and Book Launch

Riddel Hall (includes refreshments).

Download a booklet and booking form here