Our innovative teaching and cutting-edge research over the last century has made us one of the leading mechanical engineering departments in the country.


100 years of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield.

Our History

On 15th December 1916, the Faculty of Applied Science split into two - creating the Faculty of Metallurgy and the Faculty of Engineering. Six months later on 21st June 1917, the Department of Mechanical Engineering was born.

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100. A Centenary Celebration

Our celebratory book 100. looks back at the Department over the last hundred years. Learn about our history, the people who made us, how we teach and what we research. Get to grips with our student-led learning and our biggest achievements so far.

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