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Celebrating the life and legacy of William MacQuorn Rankine
27 July 2020Free
In celebration of the genius of William John MacQuorn Rankine and to mark his 200th birthday we have a sparkling programme of interesting, short lectures which will describe life in Glasgow in the 1850s and Rankine’s impact on engineering science, education, thermodynamics, civil engineering, metallurgy and shipbuilding.
Professor Rankine was the first president of IESIS. This is a public event which will be an introduction to the Rankine 2020 International Conference.
The lecture will be held in the beautiful Bute Hall at the University of Glasgow on the morning of Monday 27th July 2020. It will be free but registration is required – registration will open on 1st April 2020.
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