Society of Oxford University Engineers

The alumni society for Oxford engineering graduates

2009 Annual Meeting (Friday-Saturday 25-26 September 2009)

The 2009 meeting again coincided with the University's Alumni Weekend, "Meeting Minds". The Jenkin Lecture was given by Simon Watts (St John's 1968-71), Chief Scientist of Thales at Crawley, on Airborne Surveillance Radar, and included a spectacular display of the detail available with synthetic aperture radar from an aircraft; it was preceded by our customary supporting lectures and the Society's AGM.

In response to requests at recent AGMs, a dinner was organised on the Friday night, at the Corner Club, Turl Street.

The Saturday started with coffee in the Thom Building, followed by the two talks:

The Society's AGM (including the Head of Department's annual report) was then held, followed by a buffet lunch in the Holder Building Common Room, before the Jenkin Lecture, which concluded the day's events: