School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering


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Sports Technology Research Group

Active since 1986 we have developed an international reputation for the computer-aided design, simulation and manufacture of sporting goods.

Our international reputation has been established through our work with global brands including Adidas, Callaway Golf, Canterbury of New Zealand, Dunlop, Head, New Balance, Nike, Reebok, Slazenger, Spalding, Speedo and Umbro.

The Group is housed within a dedicated £15M facility – the Sports Technology Institute - which boasts a range of state-of-the-art equipment and bespoke test rigs.

Visit the Sports Technology Institute website to find out more about specific research projects.

Our Research Opportunities

Our PhD students play a central role in our wide-ranging research activities, making vital contributions to the success of the research itself. Find out more about our current research opportunities.

Our Research Opportunities

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The Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Loughborough University
LE11 3TU