We carry out research in these areas covering applications including:

  • materials
  • linear and non-linear ultrasound
  • eddy currents
  • thermography
  • X-ray tomography


We have made significant investments into purchasing industrial standard equipment, including:

  • X-ray computed tomography system (CT-Scan)
  • ultrasonic phased array system with National Instrument software/hardware
  • high-performance cooled InSb detector (Flir Systems)
  • uncooled IR detector based on microbolometer technology
  • polytec 2D laser vibrometer

Industrial collaboration

We are working on NDE-SHM related activities with industrial partners such as:

  • Airbus
  • Leonardo
  • Rolls Royce
  • Thales
  • Alenia Space
  • National Nuclear Laboratory