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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Take advantage of the University of Sheffield's new Talk to US service to explore our innovative PhD programmes delivering internationally recognised research. Get personalised support and advice.Talk to US>
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.Meet Our Students>
Alumni Profile: Mark McHutcheon
Mark's PhD focused on sports equipment design, particularly hockey sticks. He now works as Principal Mechanical Engineer at Pell Frischmann, based in Exeter.Mark's story>
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