Archive for the ‘Faculty of Engineering & Design’ Category

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The paper making water safer

Our researchers have developed a revolutionary paper sensor for detecting toxic compounds in water

Just a small piece of paper can make water consumption safer

A revolutionary microbial-based paper sensor has been developed by researchers at the University of Bath, creating a cheap, sustainable and recyclable device for detecting toxic compounds in water.

Bath appoints Programme Director to drive forward automotive research Institute

Gavin Edwards has been appointed as Programme Director of the University of Bath’s Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS).

Funeral details for Dr Stefan Petrusewicz, former lecturer

The sad news has reached us of the death of Dr Stefan Petrusewicz, former lecturer and a founder member of the University of Bath

Bath research project recognised by RIBA

An interdisciplinary project led by researchers at our University has won a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Research Award.

Bath student named winner of prestigious engineering award

University of Bath engineering student Martins Zalmans has been named winner of the 2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award.

University of Bath appoint architects for £60m automotive research facility

Stride Treglown and DKA have been selected as the architects to design the University of Bath’s Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems.

CSCT Blog: Italian Women Inventors & Innovators Prize

We speak to Isabella Poli, an MSCA-FIRE fellow at the CSCT who was selected as a finalist in the ITWIIN 2017 competition.

From the laboratory to the lavatory – developing fake poo could save thousands of lives

Researchers at the University of Bath are developing laboratory-created poo in order to improve sanitation in developing countries.

Simple water test could prevent crippling bone disease

Researchers from our Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies and Water Innovation & Research Centre have developed a simple colour-changing test for fluoride levels in water that tell you if the water is safe to drink. They are working with charity The Nasio Trust to develop a test that can be used in remote areas of Africa where high levels of fluoride in the drinking water causes the crippling bone disease fluorosis.

Matthew Cole named youngest ever IET Fellow

Dr Matthew Cole from the University’s Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET), in doing so becoming the youngest ever Fellow in the IET’s history.

‘Flat pack’ recyclable emergency shelters to help hurricane victims

People displaced by natural disasters such as hurricane Irma could benefit from new, recyclable plastic-based shelters developed and tested by researchers at the University of Bath and plastics company Protomax.

Testing wastewater could give early warning system for preventing epidemics

New ‘water fingerprinting’ technology developed by researchers at the University of Bath to test a city’s water could soon be mitigating infectious disease, limiting the spread of antibiotic resistant “superbugs” such as E. coli, and enabling authorities to monitor the overall health of the public.

New water ‘finger printing’ tech

Prof. Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern is leading a project to develop an innovative water profiling system

Delivering freshwater experts

Freshwater doctoral training will train future leaders to address the problems facing freshwater sustainability

University alliance awarded £2m to deliver the next generation of freshwater experts

The University of Bath is part of the UK’s first freshwater doctoral training programme which will train future leaders with the skills necessary to address the complex challenges facing freshwater sustainability.

‘Smart meters need a rapid rethink’ says Bath researchers

Researchers from the University of Bath have highlighted the limitations of the current £11 billion smart meter roll out and developed their own intuitive ‘smarter’ smart meter, providing home owners with significant energy savings.

Sensors boost for European process industries

European industry is set to benefit from a new project focussed on developing smart tomographic sensors to improve their effectiveness and competitiveness.

IAAPS to advance fuel development

The new global centre will focus on Ultra Low Emission Vehicles and advanced fuel development