Research groups

The range and scope of our research is extensive and covers all of the major engineering disciplines, mathematics and physical sciences, integrating fundamental science and mathematical modelling with the development of processes, devices and technologies that can address challenges of national and global importance.

Explore the breadth of our expertise across the eight Schools in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

School of Chemical and Process Engineering 

Advanced Engineering Materials

Sustainable Systems and Processes

Innovative manufacturing and products

School of Chemistry 

School of Civil Engineering 

School of Computing 

School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering 

Institute of Communication and Power Networks

Institute of Robotics and Autonomous Systems

The Pollard Institute

School of Mathematics 

Applied Mathematics

Astrophysical and geophysical fluid dynamics

Pure Mathematics


School of Mechanical Engineering 

Institute of Design, Robotics and Optimisation

Institute of Functional Surfaces

Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

Institute of Thermofluids

  • Engineering fluids and micro/nano fluids
  • Computational fluid mechanics

School of Physics and Astronomy