Smart Systems Group Founder Receives Award at 2020 Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards

The founder of Heriot Watt Smart Systems Group Professor David Flynn, was presented with the 2020 award for Knowledge Exchange Champion of the Year at the 5th Annual Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards. Professor Flynn has brought global advocacy for Scotland’s universities, highlighting how they serve society and industry in partnership, not only to bring solutions […]


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Smart Systems Group Announced as Network Awards 2020 Finalists

Professor David Flynn will represent the Smart Systems Group and Heriot-Watt University at the Network Awards 2020, as a finalist in the Partner Initiative of the Year in collaboration with Scottish Power Energy Networks (SPEN). The Network Awards reward individuals and organisations who have demonstrated exceptional performance in the energy networks space. Now in its […]


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Knowledge Exchange Champion of the Year Finals 2020

The founder of the Smart Systems Group, Professor David Flynn, has been announced as a finalist in the Interface Awards in the category of Knowledge Exchange Champion of the Year 2020. This award recognises an individual in academia, business or a business support organisation who has made an outstanding contribution and played a pivotal role […]


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Heriot-Watt University earns hat trick of awards at the 2019 IET Innovation Awards

Wednesday the 13th of November 2019 was the IET Innovation Awards evening, held at the glamorous Brewery, London. The Information Technology award was hotly contested, with teams from Yale, Princeton and Cambridge Universities being shortlisted. Heriot-Watt’s Smart System Group was being represented by Dr. Valentin Robu as co-director of the Network Constraints Early Warning System […]


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Dr. Xingyu Zhao at ISSRE

Dr. Xingyu Zhao presented work on assessing the safety and reliability of autonomous vehicles through the use of on the road testing at the 30th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE). He was part of a team of our Smart Systems Group researchers here at Heriot-Watt University, as well as colleagues from University of […]


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Low Carbon Transport Award

A clean energy project that aims to reduce the carbon footprint of marine vessels has earned scientists from Heriot-Watt University a major honour at the British Renewable Energy Awards 2018. Dr David Flynn and Dr Valentin Robu from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, received the Low Carbon Transport Award at a recent ceremony hosted by Channel 4 News […]


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