No 1 in the UK for research output

Research Excellence Framework 2014

The only Department in the UK and one of the best in the world dedicated to Control and Systems Engineering

A global leader for engineering research and teaching

The University of Sheffield is number one in the UK for engineering research income and investment

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Payam with the FESTO machines

Learn the future of smart factories with our cyber-physical lab

Dr Payam Soulatiantork gives an overview of our Festo Cyber-Physical Lab. A fully-fledged industry 4.0 learning system in a compact size, designed for teaching practical skills in digitalised industrial production.

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Urban Flows Observatory

Find out more about the work of the Urban Flow Observatory, measuring and compiling data about the metabolism of Sheffield. This short video explains how the work will lead us to healthy, happy cities.

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Undergraduate Courses

We offer BEng and MEng Degrees in Mechatronic and Robotic, Systems and Control, and Computer Systems Engineering. Find out more.

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Postgraduate Courses

We offer MSc Degrees and PhD Opportunities in Robotics and Control and Systems Engineering. Click to learn more.

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Our research addresses challenges posed by complex natural and man-made systems, the demand for higher levels of autonomy and intelligence of future engineering systems.

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