The 2020 Professors and Heads of Electrical Engineering Conference (PHEE), in conjunction with PHOMME (Professors and Heads of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) and the EPC (Engineering Professors’ Council) will be held at the IET, Savoy Place, London on 15th January, 2020.

To download the programme for the day, please follow the link here.

 

The 2019 Professors and Heads of Electrical Engineering Conference (PHEE), in conjunction with PHOMME (Professors and Heads of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) and the EPC (Engineering Professors’ Council) was held at the IMechE, Birdcage Walk, London on 16th January, 2019. The presentations that were made available by the speakers for publication may be downloaded via the link below.

Theme: Opportunities for UK Engineering Higher Education

Conference Programme and Presentations

The PHEE Annual Conference 2018“New Perspectives on UK Higher Education and Research” – in conjunction with PHOMME and Co-sponsored by EPC – will be held on Wednesday 17th January 2018 at the IET, Savoy Place, London.
Programme highlights include:

The full Conference Programme is available here.
You can download the Conference Booking Form here.

The PHEE-PHOMME Annual Conference 2017 will take place on Wednesday 11th January 2017 at the IMechE, Birdcage Walk, London

“The Future of Teaching and Research in HE”

Keynote speakers:
The Rt. Hon. Paul Blomfield, MP – Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union), with interests in Universities and Education
Prof. Julia King DBE FREng, The Baroness Brown of Cambridge
Topics include:

As always, there will be ample time for discussion during each session as well as during the hot lunch provided to all attendees.
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Large discount available for 2 or more delegates from the same University
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For enquiries or further information, please contact Izzet Kale, PHEE Honorary Secretary at email: phee@epc.ac.uk

The 2016 Professors and Heads of Electrical Engineering Conference (PHEE), in conjunction with PHOMME (Professors and Heads of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) was held at the IET, Savoy Place, London on 13th January, 2016. The presentations that were made available by the speakers for publication may be downloaded via the links below.

Theme: The Future of Engineering and Technology in Higher Education

Conference Programme

Session 1   Developments in Engineering Education
Chair Prof John Senior, Hertfordshire

Keynote Address: Issues and Developments in HE – Prof Madelaine Atkins, CEO, HEFCE

Teaching Excellence Framework – Prof Sean Ryan, Higher Education Academy (HEA)

New Model in Technology and Engineering– Prof Peter Goodhew, (NMITE), Hereford

Engineering University Reflections on running a branch campus – Prof Ian Pashby, University of Hull

 

IET Academic Partners – Jake Godfrey, IET Academic Account Manager

 

Session 2   Major Engineering Opportunities
Chair Prof Clive Neal Sturgess, Birmingham

Keynote Address: Is the employability of engineering graduates good enough? – Prof Sir William Wakeham, Vice President, Royal Academy of Engineering

HS2 and the Digital Revolution in our Railway Systems – Prof Clive Roberts, University of Birmingham

Tidal Energy: Prospects for the Future – Prof Chris Binnie, previously Chairman of the Thames Tideway Strategy Steering Group

Spectrum Crunch – An impetus for LiFi – Dr Wasiu Popoola, University of Edinburgh

 

Session 3   Demand for Graduate Engineers
Chair Prof John Robinson, York

Meeting the demand for graduate Engineers in the Engineering/Manufacturing Sectors – Verity O’Keefe, Employment and Skills Policy, Engineering Employers Federation

UK Electronics Skills Foundation: Tackling the graduate skills shortage in the Electronics Sector – Stewart Edmonson, CEO, UK Electronics Skills Foundation

 

 

 

The 2015 Professors and Heads of Electrical Engineering Conference (PHEE), in conjunction with PHOMME (Professors and Heads of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) was held at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Birdcage Walk, London on 14th January, 2015. The presentations that were made available by the speakers for publication may be downloaded via the links below.

Theme: REF 2014 outcomes and beyond

Conference Programme

Session 1   Future of Engineering
Chair Prof Clive Neal Sturgess, Birmingham

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  Future of engineering  – Sir Peter Luff, M.P., previously Chairman of BIS Select Committee and former defence minister
The future need for engineering graduates and methods for widening participation – Paul Jackson, CEO, EngineeringUK
Future of university and industry interaction – David Docherty, CEO, National Centre for Universities and Business
Discussion panel

Session 2  REF Review and Future of Engineering Research
Chair Prof John Senior, Hertfordshire
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  REF 2014 outcomes and developments towards the next REF, David Sweeney, Director (Research, Innovation and Skills), HEFCE
REF Sub Panel Aeronautical, Mechanical, Chemical and Manufacturing Engineering, Prof Robert Parkin, Sub Panel Member
Discussion panel

Session 3  REF Review and Future of Engineering Research (cont’d)
Chair:  Prof John Robinson, University of York
Reflections of a REF Sub Panel Chair in Electrical and Electronic Engineering,   Metallurgy and Materials – Prof Stephen Williamson, Sub Panel Chair
REF Sub Panel General Engineering , Prof Stephanie Haywood, Sub Panel Member
REF Sub Panel Computer Science and Informatics, Prof Morris Sloman, Deputy Chair
Discussion Panel

The 2014 PHEE Conference, in conjunction with PHOMME (Professors and Heads of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) was held at the IMechE, Birdcage Walk, London on 8th January, 2014.  The presentations may be downloaded via the links below.

Theme: Engineering Challenges and Opportunities

Programme

Session 1 Industrial Challenges and Opportunities
Keynote Address: Developments and Challenges in the Microelectronics Systems Industry (a personal view) – Warren East , Dyson Board Member, Ex CEO ARM Holdings
A view from the Thales Group – Alvin Wilby, Vice President, Strategy and Technical, Thales UK
Maintaining Engineering Leadership in a growing Company – Nick Cooper, The Spencer Group

Academic Partnerships – Ian Stoneham, IET
Session 2 Skills and Training – Challenges and Opportunities
Training of Engineers – Nick Winser, Executive Director U.K., National Grid
A report on the shortage of engineers – Colin Brown, Director of Engineering IMechE
Graduates and SMEs – Sarah Sillars, CEO of SEMTA

Session 3 Research and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities
Industry Funded Research – Jim McDonald, Vice Chancellor , Strathclyde University
Horizon 2020 Update – Christina Miller, U.K. Research Office
Findings from the Foresight Future of Manufacturing Project – Paul McCaffrey, Government Office for Science

The 2003 PHEE Conference, in conjunction with PHOMME (Professors and Heads of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) was held at the IET Savoy Place, London on 7th January 2003.

Conference Programme
Review of the supply of engineers Sir John O’Reilly EPSRC
How does the government view engineering Dr Ian Gibson MP
What does industry need for its future development Sir Peter Williams ETB  
EPC Prof Bill Banks EPC Chair  
Promoting Engineering Rishi Brojmohun CPE
A New Approach to Mathematics Dr Leslie Mustoe Loughborough University  
Lessons from the LTSN Dr John Dickens Centre Director, LTSN Engineering
Problem Based Learning Prof Peter Hicks UMIST
IEE and Academic Partnerships Derek Shields IEE
EC(UK) Competence Standards (SARTOR 4) Andrew Ramsey EC(UK)

 

The 2004 PHEE Conference, in conjunction with PHOMME (Professors and Heads of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) was held at the IET Savoy Place, London on 7th January 2004.

Conference Programme
QAA – On the Receiving End? Prof Peter Hicks UMIST
UK-Spec Output Standards Prof Kel Fidler University of Northumbria
UK-Spec Implementation Andrew Ramsey EC-UK  
Market Forces versuc Manpower Planning Sir Peter Williams ETB
Engineering Professors’ Council Prof Fred Maillardet EPC Chair
RAE – The Future Dr R Thirunamachandran HEFCE
Research Sustainability – the case for change Dr Chris Henshall DTI
Research Sustainability – the EPSRC view Sir John O’Reilly EPSRC  
Institutional Amalgamations – A New Beginning Sir David Brown, Prof Bill Banks, Peter Wason Motorola, Strathclyde, IEE

 

The 2005 PHEE Conference, in conjunction with PHOMME (Professors and Heads of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) was held at the IET Savoy Place, London on 12th January 2005.

Conference Programme
EC(UP) Spec for Output Standards Prof Kel Fidler University of Northumbria and EC(UK)
IEE Interpretation and Accreditation Prof Peter Hicks University of Manchester and IEE
IEE Interpretation Jonathan Ling IEE
Engineering Professors’ Council Prof Fred Maillardet
Measuring Quality in Engineering Research Phil Ruffles Royal Academy of Engineering  
HEFCE Perspective Ed Hughes HEFCE
RAE2008 Process Prof Steve Williamson UoA 28 E&EE) Chair
Role of IEE Prof John O’Reilly IEE
The World of SETNET Yvonne Baker SETNET
The Power Academy Bill Fenton The Power Academy

 

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