Royal Academy of Engineering Research Day - Leeds City Region

The Faculty of Engineering is hosting a 'Royal Academy of Engineering Research Day' showcasing the range, reach and impact of engineering research taking place in the Leeds City Region.

The day features a series of short talks from academics and industry covering a range of engineering topics, and concludes with a presentation ‘Halley VI - Life in the Freezer’ by Michael Wright, AECOM.

Programme summary 

Connecting cities – high speed rail engineering, Professor Peter Woodward, Chair in High Speed Railway Engineering
Water resilience - an introduction to Yorkshire Water’s resilience framework, David J Owen, Yorkshire Water and Chair, Industrial Advisory Committee
Smart motorways, David Pilsworth, Associate Director, Jacobs
Air pollution and health of society, Professor Alison Tomlin, School of Chemical and Process Engineering
Developing infrastructure robotics, Dr Raul Fuentes, Associate Professor in Infrastructure Engineering and Pro-Dean for Internationalisation    
Cementing the civil infrastructure, Dr Susan Bernal, University Academic Fellow/EPSRC Early Career Fellow, School of Civil Engineering 
Engineering biological scaffolds for musculoskeletal repair, Dr Anthony Herbert, Lecturer in Medical and Biological Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering
Data-driven engineering in energy, Dr Petros Aristidou, Lecturer in Smart Energy Systems, School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering 
Automation of reactors for rapid process development, Dr Richard Bourne, Associate Professor, School of Chemical and Process Engineering
Halley VI – life in the freezer, Michael Wright, Regional Director, AECOM, St. Albans  

Poster Session
As well as the presentations there will be a poster session and internal PhD students are encouraged to submit posters.  A selection of the most visually exciting posters will be displayed and there will be prizes judged on both technical and visual quality.  A pdf version of the poster should be sent to by Tuesday 22 January.  Please confirm the poster title in the email along with contact details also.  Students of selected posters will be responsible for producing their A1 landscape / A0 portrait poster for display.

BOOK your place here - this event is free of charge but delegates must pre-register as places are limited.

For general enquiries and registration enquiries please contact the CPD Conference & Events Unit, Faculty of Engineering, E:  T: 0113 343 8104 / 2494