Research in the Department of Mechanical Engineering
Top 5 in the UK for Research Excellence
Research Excellence Framework 2014
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.
Laboratory for Verification and Validation
Our Laboratory for Verification and Validation (LVV) will enable research into the optimal design and operation of advanced engineering structures when exposed to real-world vibration and environmental conditions.Read more>
Technology supports sewer systems for the 21st Century
A spin out company from the Department of Mechanical Engineering wins multitude of awards in recognition of its innovative technology.Read more>
Our six main research themes encompass the wide range of research undertaken in the Department.