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  • Members of Team SunrIde at the SpacePort America Cup with their rocket, Amy

    Rocketing ahead!

    We meet SunrIde (Sheffield University Nova Rocket Innovation Design Engineering), a student-led team based in the Faculty of Engineering that's designing and building rockets for an international competition.  

  • Dr Rachel Tomlinson pictured with fellow fracture mechanics expert Prof. Leslie Banks-Sills

    Sheffield Fracture Mechanics Expert Shares Engineering Journey at International Conference

    Experimental fracture mechanics expert and senior lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr Rachel Tomlinson, was recently invited to deliver a plenary talk at an international conference, sharing her experiences of engineering research and her career so far.

  • Front cover of MechEng News Issue 19

    How our mechanical engineers are achieving amazing feats. Issue 19 of MechEng News now available.

    The latest newsletter from the Department of Mechanical Engineering is now available to read online. 

  • A model of the Team Hyper Speed Racing car for competition. Image courtesy of Bradfield School.

    Department of Mechanical Engineering helps Year 10 engineers gain traction with 3D Printing

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering was delighted to support a team of budding engineers from a local Sheffield school as they prepared to take part in a UK regional heat of the ‘F1 in Schools’ competition.

  • One of the designs from the Design Challenge 2018. Image courtesy of the IMechE.

    Up for a challenge? University of Sheffield mechanical engineering students invited to enter IMechE Design Challenge 2019

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is once again giving engineering students across the country the opportunity to flex their design manufacturing muscles as part of the annual Design Challenge competition.

    With applications due in February, here’s the lowdown on what it’s all about and why we’re encouraging our mechanical engineering students to get involved.

  • Matt Harmon receiving the Tribology Trust Bronze Medal at the IMechE

    University of Sheffield PhD Student Wins Prestigious IMechE Tribology Trust Bronze Medal

    University of Sheffield PhD student Matt Harmon has won the prestigious Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Tribology Trust Bronze Medal, an accolade presented to researchers in the early stages of their career.

  • Underground pipe robot

    Robots could soon be swimming in underground water pipes, finding damage and fixing leaks thanks to a major new research project led by a Professor from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield. 

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • Image of one of the musical instruments designed by the students

    Mechanical Engineering Students Get That Festival Feeling Designing Novel Musical Instruments

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield might not be top of your festival go-to list, but perhaps it should have been when mechanical engineering students shared their novel instrument designs, all developed as part of their course.

  • Silver Medal Winners Team Spain including University of Sheffield PhD Student Iraitz Arrospide

    Silver Success for Sheffield Student at European Athletics Championships

    An EngD student at the University of Sheffield has returned to the UK with a Silver Team Medal after taking part in the European Athletics Championships earlier this year.

    Postgraduate research student, Iraitz Arrospide, trains as a distance runner and had the opportunity to compete as part of Team Spain during the Championships - all whilst studying at the Industrial Doctorate Centre (IDC) in Machining Science.

  • Image of University of Sheffield engineering students

    Sheffield’s engineers benefit from an increase in earnings compared to non-graduates in England, a new report has revealed. 

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • Dr David Fletcher presenting at UKRRIN 2018

    Sheffield railway research at first UK Rail Research & Innovation Network (UKRRIN) conference

    University of Sheffield researchers showcased their rail projects at the first ever UK Rail Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN) conference this November, supporting ongoing innovation in the railway sector.

    Launched in February 2018, UKRRIN is a partnership between the rail industry and nine leading UK universities, delivering four world-class Centres of Excellence.

    University of Sheffield partnerships include collaborations with British Steel, Siemens and Network Rail.  

  • Image of distinguished alumnus Sir SY Chung

    Distinguished Mechanical Engineering Alumnus, The Hon Sir Sze-yuen Chung GBE, GBM, PhD, HonFIMechE, FREng, JP, has died at the age of 101.

    As well as an alumnus Sir S.Y. was also an honorary graduate (Hon LLD 1985), a major benefactor and friend of the University.

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • Image of UG student Rose Kelly at outreach event

    Outreach: Why should we bother?

    Dr Charis Bronze is the Widening Participation Officer for the Faculty of Engineering and a former student of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. In her guest article for MechEng News, she tells us more about outreach activities across the Faculty and why we should definitely bother. 

  • Getty Images: Image of offshore wind turbines

    How digital twins will help power the future.

    DigiTwin, a £5m Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded programme led by the University of Sheffield, is developing the concept of digital twins for dynamic structures such as wind turbines.

  • The Sheffield Formula Racing Car 2018

    Sheffield Formula Racing Team Lap Up Competition Success.

     There were chants of ‘Yorkshire! Yorkshire! Yorkshire!’ this summer as University of Sheffield students celebrated their best results ever at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Formula Student competition.