School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Research

Our vision is to provide world leading engineering solutions to today’s global challenges and an unrivalled experience to our postgraduate research students.

As one of the largest engineering schools in the UK, the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering is a leader in technological research and innovation, with extensive national and international connections to industry. We are passionate about our research and continually strive to strengthen and stimulate our portfolio. Our industrially focused research enables us to work with some of the world’s most renowned engineering and commercial companies.

The breadth of our research activity is captured in our Research Themes, that are served with research activities from our Research Groups and a number of leading-edge Research Centres and Institutes that are hosted by the School.

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Benefitting from a recent £70 million investment into the west side of campus, the School has over 15,000m2 of state-of-the-art, high-tech teaching and laboratory facilities, including the latest specialist equipment and industry-standard software. Our laboratories cater for students interested in dynamics and control, automation, fluid mechanics, electrical power generation, renewable energy and energy storage, healthcare engineering, internal combustion engines, materials, mechatronics, radio communications, metrology, optical engineering, additive manufacturing, structural integrity, thermodynamics, sports technology and much more.

Our doctoral graduates are testament to our success, and through our strong links with organisations around the world, we ensure our students’ skills, knowledge and research remain competitive and relevant to build a better future for all.