Research and Innovation
Research and innovation
We have a track record of delivering high-quality research to solve real world problems with particular expertise in: engineering systems and design; thermofluids, surfaces and interfaces; medical devices and regenerative medicine.
of our research
has either ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ impact, latest REF
academic and research staff
working with over 115 PhD researchers to deliver high-impact research
in our unit of assessment
Aeronautical, Mechanical, Chemical and Manufacturing Engineering, latest REF
We have expertise in design systems, solid mechanics, robotics and mechatronics, dynamics and control and optimisation.More on Institute of Design, Robotics and Optimisation
Driven by clinical challenges, we undertake solution focused pioneering research and education in medical technology. We innovate and translate novel therapies into practical clinical applications.More on Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering
Studying for a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.
Collaborate with us
We are committed to sharing our facilities and associated expertise with external academic and industrial collaborators. We offer access to specialist facilities and laboratories across a wide range of areas, from tribology to aerospace and medical engineering.More on Access our facilities