Welcome to the Scotland Regional Group

This group represents members of the Institution of Structural Engineers in the area and should be contacted if you have any queries relating to the Institution or to structural engineering in general.

The Scottish Regional Group (formerly branch) was founded in October 1931 with a membership of 154 and under the chairmanship of Professor Sir Thomas Hudson Beare (F), Regius Professor of Engineering, University of Edinburgh. The group celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 1981-82 under the chairmanship of Dr George Geddes CBE, Past President of the Institution (1971-72). The group covers the whole of Scotland with a membership of over 1600.

As well as providing group information and contact details for representatives in this area, these pages also feature relevant news and events specific to the Scotland region. These events and news articles will be updated in due course so please return to this page regularly to ensure you stay abreast with up-to-date information.


Risk Management for the Engineer
Published: 25/04/2016

Below is a list of links which were referenced during our evening presentation on Risk Management for Designers on 19 April.

Model Competition at Heriot-Watt
Published: 05/05/2015

The Scotland Regional Group held a Student Model Competition on 1 April at Heriot-Watt University. Institution Fellow, David Millar, explains the event.

Bob Wilson - Tutorial Services
Published: 18/02/2015

Bob Wilson, CEng, FIStructE, offers preparation tuition and mentoring by email correspondence for the Chartered Membership Examination of the Institution of Structural Engineers.


The Rescue and Restoration of the Mackintosh Building

The historic Mackintosh Building at the Glasgow School of Art was severely damaged by fire in May 2014. This lecture will describe the survey and..

Date: 17/01/2017

Location:TIC, Strathclyde University, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD

Member summary

There are  1799 members in this region, broken down as follows:
Honorary Fellow2
Technician Member14

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