Your PhD in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Top 5 in the UK for Research Excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is internationally renowned for its high quality research.

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Meet Our Students

From sports engineering to biomechanics and machine learning, mechanical engineering PhD projects and research is really varied. Read more about some of our PhD students, as they share what they're working on.

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Be part of a vibrant research community within the Department and the University, with access to world-class training and facilities.

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Daniella - Dynamics research group

Our research

Our research looks at some of today’s most challenging issues such as renewable energy, alternative fuels, strong and lightweight aerospace materials, advanced manufacturing and the mechanics of the human body.

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Additive Manufacturing