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.
Major investment boost for UK’s largest dynamic test facility
The Structural Dynamics Laboratory for Verification and Validation, which will be built on the second phase of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Park, will be unique in its research and development offer to businesses across the UK.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.