Group Information

Welcome to the web site of EC3, the Specialised Section of the Thames Valley area of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Although formally part of the Berkshire Network, we organise specialised technical lectures in Electronics, Control, Computing and Communication across the three networks of the Thames Valley Region.


Please visit our Chairman's message for more information!

Please click here for information on lectures we have organised in previous years.

For our lectures which are held in the Palmer Building on the Whiteknights campus of the University of Reading, information on its location, parking, etc., is available at
The Van Emden Theatre is in the Edith Morley Building (which was called the HUMSS Building) which is near the Palmer Building.
For other locations, please follow for more details.

Please see below for an overview of our plans so far for lectures in the 2016-17 session.

27nd October 2016, "Signalling the Future: the development of train control systems" by Francis How, Institution of Railway Signal Engineers, Palmer Building - Details are available in the Events section
24th November 2016, "A 100 SPHERE Homes: What can our homes tell us about our health and wellbeing?" by Rachel King and Balazs Janko, University of Reading, at University of Reading, Palmer Building
26th January 2017, "Efficient and linear multi-channel sat comm amplification", by Nick Butler, University of Reading, Palmer Building
23th February 2017. "Quantum Computing" by Dave Harvey, University of Reading, Palmer Building
23rd March 2017, "
Communication and Navigation: Common Mathematics" by Edward Stansfield, University of Reading, Palmer Building
27th April 2017, "
Monitoring Mum : Tele-caring with the Internet of Things, Open Source and Open Hardware" by Andrew Findlay, University of Reading, Van Emden Theatre
All lectures will start at 19:30, with refreshments from 19:00, and no booking is needed.



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