Institute of Functional Surfaces
Institute of Functional Surfaces (iFS)
The Institute of Functional Surfaces (iFS) is underpinned by scientific and engineering excellence. This stretches across our core areas of expertise: tribology, corrosion and surface engineering. iFS has a repository of both generic and specialist skills which enables us to be involved in research across areas of biomedical and transport through to outer space.
Our research team consists of over 75 staff and students. We are engaged on a global scale with both public and private sector organisations and projects. These collaborations span from the basic science and application through to commercialisation.
We have opportunities for prospective postgraduate researchers. Find out more.