Welcome to the IED, the home for designers working in engineering and product design.
Membership of the IED is open to all who work in, study, manage, research, teach or practice design. Membership is welcomed at all grades of academic study and levels of expertise. The purpose of the IED is to support our members to achieve their career goals by mentoring and guiding designers to the appropriate grade of professional registration.
The first step to achieving this professional registration is to complete our simple application form.Find Out More
The definition of design must evolve with the times, argues Colin Ledsome CEng FIEDRead More
The Centre for Competitive Creative Design at Cranfield University are working in partnership with an internationally recognised aerospace company located within the UK to develop and test novel aeroplane technology to enhance the user travel ...Read More
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Tim Peake, the UK’s first European Space Agency astronaut, recently received one of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s top accolades at a special event for 400 school pupils at the Science Museum IMAX in London. Tim shared with the pupils his ...Read More
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