IES is a multi-disciplinary engineering body, founded in Scotland in 1857, that provides a forum in which individuals from all engineering and related disciplines can discuss and exchange information, generate ideas and encourage young engineers. IES works with kindred bodies to promote a wider understanding of the role of the professional engineer in society.
In November 2020, the name of the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland (IESIS) was changed to its original form: the Institution of Engineers in Scotland (IES). This is a new website launched when the name was changed.
Other Institutions’ Events
Watt supporters get steamed up over PM’s ‘factually wrong’ comments about 18th century Scottish Inventor
20 December 2021
He was the Scottish inventor hailed as “the father of the steam engine” – and now Boris Johnson’s decision to lay the blame for the climate crisis at his door has been condemned as hot air.
26th January 2022 1:00 pm
IMechE Railway Division chair James Collinson hosts January’s lunchtime webinar in our series focusing on the latest developments in railway engineering.
Revolution Very Light Rail is an ambitious project to create a new type of…
Publication of the Month
Authored by William Dunbar, Formerly Director of Consulting Engineers Halcrow
The paper explains the role of a civil engineer in the provision of infrastructure and in the control of safety at major sporting events such as golf club championships.