From healthcare engineering to new security screening techniques, research in the department has real-world impact and spans the breadth of modern engineering.
Research in the department focuses on solving practical problems through the expertise and experience of our academic staff. We work closely with industry partners both locally and nationally and are active in Knowledge Transfer Partnership schemes.
Research facilities include a dedicated £4m heavy engineering workshop for research in surface engineering, materials and dynamics and a £3m building housing our specialist facilities for work on bioengineering, exercise science and genetics.
Recent research projects have included:
We have particular expertise in the field of Engineering and Materials, including Graphene research. Explore the Engineering and Materials Research Centre in detail.